SIGNAL BOOST: What a crappy, tacky, EMBARRASSING move. Sounds like Jada deserved her prize, and that her school can’t handle a student’s critique!
Signal Boost: From Casey:
From Amazon Watch, please sign this petition to protect the
indigenous people of Brazil by stopping the Belo Monte Monster-Dam:
(there are other petitions to sign on the site, too)
Signal Boost: Time to pass the hat!
What the hell?? Nonprofit sterilizing clients since 1997.
Whitney Houston may not be played by a black actress. What. Maybe they mean Rihanna?
Why I am a Male Feminist
On Misogyny and Rape Culture in Geekdom.
Navajo Nation sues Urban Outfitters. About gotdamn time!
Albany to bar condoms as evidence of prostitution.
From the Daily Mail (more like Daily FAIL), a “controversial” new
study says that having runway models larger than a size zero would
“encourage unhealthy eating habits and worsen the obesity epidemic”.
Lucy Lawless was arrested along with six Greenpeace New Zealand companions after they boarded a Shell-owned oil-drilling ship to prevent it from leaving port for the Arctic.
This might be better on What Privilege, but it was such an
interesting link I had to send it.
A story of love!
Oh wow. A series of FB messages from a girl who got a new tattoo. It looks like elaborate trolling.
Response to homophobic, classist, and racist Smith alum rant.
I found this kinda sexist…
New findings suggest that “privilege promotes dishonesty”.
A senator I can get behind!
From Shakesville; Utah has passed a bill allowing schools to abolish sex ed class and those who keep the courses are prohibited from teaching about how to use contraceptives because “sex outside marriage is devastating”.On racebending
The anniversary of the 228 incident
On human trafficking, and immigrant transgender women.
From the Freakin’ Awesome Network Forums, current WWE Champion CM
Punk and Chris Brown are having a “Twitter war”. It’s gotten to the
point where WWE is acknowledging it on their TV programs and website
so people are starting to think Brown will be involved at Wrestlemania
in some capacity.
Does the gender binary still have a place in modern Wicca?
Bronies on DeviantArt are bawwwing about how awful and MEEN people
are for calling out Derpy Hooves being an ableist character.
Apparently, CBS casted Lucy Liu as as Watson in their own version of
Sherlock called “Elementary” and everyone (besides me) is upset about
it. Basically, they’re saying “I’m not trying to be sexist BUT HOW
DARE THEY MESS WITH TRADITION, ALL THE MAIN CHARACTERS ARE SUPPOSED TO
BE MEN BLARGH!”
Woman denied communion at mother’s funeral.
Gorgeous revamps of Disney ‘ships.
The changing demographics of Christianity.
More on Derpy.
Single parenthood—–> child abuse!!!
I guess entrapment only is a “thing” when you’re legally an adult.