Tag Archives: white privilege

“I need some white privilege”: In response to that potato salad Kickstarter

TweetYou may have heard about that guy who raised a ton of money for his potato salad. If you didn’t, well, there’s not much more to it than that — some dude made a Kickstarter campaign for a potato salad and it went viral, raising over $40,000 as of this writing. I guess it’s some [...]
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“No one cares if you never apologize for your white male privilege.”

TweetHere’s a story: A 20-year-old college freshman wrote an essay for one of his college publications and was subsequently interviewed on Fox News, written about in the New York Times, and had the essay republished by TIME. Yet, he doesn’t understand why anyone thinks he benefits from white male privilege. Honestly, that right there is all I [...]
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Paula Deen thinks she’s oppressed like “that Black” gay NFL player

TweetI thought the real life Olivia Pope was supposed to be handling America’s Paula Deen? Apparently not, as this week the celebrity television chef, who has been plagued by lawsuits and first hand accounts of her calling employees the N word, is back to let America know that she knows just what it feels like [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.” A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”. Why I don’t do Christmas. On defending (and critiquing) Beyonce: “She’s not a perfect feminist (none of us are), she [...]
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