Y’all, Prince told Kim Kardashian to get off the stage! Annnnnnnnnnnnd a cover. WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME. I think Jontha is new to me… hmmmmmmmmmm. Isn’t it delightful that there are so many talented musicians out there? We live in an amazing time, peeps, where there’s tons of great music readily accessible. BECAUSE THIS… IS… THRILLER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yo, this might be short, since I’m GETTING MARRIED TODAY. Hip hip. Goblin Fruit celebrates its 20th AWESOME issue. Disney Princess: Deconstructed. Again. And again. And again. From SunlessNick: Uhhh. Public proposal? Awkward. This is why you’re broke. JT sends along No Longer Quivering, which talks about how toxic the Quiverfull movement is. From MC: Take a great film scene between men and recreate it [...]
Catherine Ryan Hyde may be stealing AND altering the life story Leslie Feinberg, a trans author, in an act of blatant transphobia. Hyde responds to these allegations here. From Patrick: The latest installment of the webcomic “The Rack” has a great character filibuster on fandom and trivialization of the word “rape.” From Sunless Nick: Melissa is reporting an article by a Dr Sharma who is himself reporting [...]
The politics of blame and dark skin. This is a fascinating read. A suggestion for Michael Moore’s next project. Speaking of film…. the line-up for the 1st annual Athena Film Festival is live! The festival is hosted out of the Athena Center at Barnard, and produced by Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood. Israelis kill older civilian man because they entered the wrong house. A [...]
Some reflections on…. DANCE FLOOR POLITICS! :dramatic echo voice: Someone you know is a criminal… and their rights matter. This right here? Is the legacy of child abuse. If you are at all moved by this, I recommend finding a local organization that works to stop child sexual abuse. STOPCSA is a national one. Why Latinas are PISSED about Dirty Girls. Female game director killed [...]
NBC sends a cease and desist letter to a Latina single mother interested in protecting her intelluctual property. KEEP IT CLASSY, NBC. Or should I say… keep it RACIST? Because that’s what the re-writes to Dirty Girls are. And yeah, I capped and bolded that shit, because guess what? It’s fucked up that this is happening so close to the defeat of the DREAM Act, [...]
Good news!!! Lifting Voices made the 4000 dollar cut off for that contest we were in!! <3 Thank you to everyone who donated. <3 You all rock! WILMA MANKILLER IS PERSON OF THE YEAR! She died this April. Want to read the bio of an AMAZING woman? Check out Mankiller: A Chief and Her People. Robert VS Redick reflects on writing. Rev. Molly reflects on [...]