Category Archives: Fighting Bigotry

what sparks joy?

You might be puzzled as to why a post about the current trend #konmari is categorized in Fighting Bigotry. But I think this article lays out the case quite well. Confession time for me: Yes I do spend time reorganizing … Continue reading

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Dump Lasseter; hire five women for each complaint against him

I’m actually quite serious about that. Fuck him. He blew his chances and he torched other women’s careers with his bullshit. Let other women shine. Give other animators a chance to show their stuff. No one is irreplaceable. Don’t do … Continue reading

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2018 in quick review

Definitely worth a read. From pop culture to politics, there were a lot of firsts. Sandra Oh became the first Asian actress to be nominated for an Emmy. Beyoncé became the first black woman to headline Coachella. Rashida Tlaib became … Continue reading

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Taco Bell employees call cops on deaf man for trying to order using his phone

You know, I once had a whole mob of people furious at me at an airport because my flight had been cancelled and I was trying to find out what the PA system was saying, while everyone else was queuing … Continue reading

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Likeability is dogwhistle for sexism

Indeed. The fact is that Elizabeth Warren is likable. She speaks frankly and in moral terms, avoiding the cajoling sliminess of politicians such as the reptilian Texas senator Ted Cruz, or her probable Democratic primary opponent, New Jersey senator Cory … Continue reading

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Evangelicals, Race and Abortion

In 1971, two years before Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, the biggest white evangelical group in America, the…
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A Woman’s Obituary

Sondra Locke and How a Woman Gets Written Out of Her Own Obituary
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#FreeCyntoia

#FreeCyntoia
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Gregory McKelvey on Twitter

Gregory McKelvey on Twitter
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We just launched a new project from the National Anthropological Archives: a set of essays & drawings by Native…

We just launched a new project from the National Anthropological Archives: a set of essays & drawings by Native…
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I had not realized tanka bars got appropriated like this >.<

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The first federal charges of female genital mutilation have been dismissed by a federal judge, whose ruling also…

The first federal charges of female genital mutilation have been dismissed by a federal judge, whose ruling also…
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As with many things…

As with many things…
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Nearly 50 years ago, Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment, barring sex discrimination. But 38 states had to…

Nearly 50 years ago, Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment, barring sex discrimination. But 38 states had to…
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It’s not about the clothes. It’s never, really, about the clothes. For those who seek power in places that have not…

It’s not about the clothes. It’s never, really, about the clothes. For those who seek power in places that have not…
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