This article on working for co-ops really rubs me the wrong way. Maybe it’s because it reeks of class privilege.
Here’s a summary of RACEFAIL 2009.
WoW_Ladies take on the top 10 reasons to not date a girl gamer. Comm. feelings are divided. Is it ironic or sexist or what? To me it’s sexist, and not funny, especially in a world where THIS passes for geek femininity.
Fat black women are comedy shorthand.
Previously, said Sgt. Byron A. Fassett, who leads the department’s effort, girls working as prostitutes were handled as perpetrators rather than sexual assault victims. If a 45-year-old man had sex with a 14-year-old girl and no money changed hands, she was likely to get counseling and he was likely to get jail time for statutory rape, Sergeant Fassett said. If the same man left $80 on the table after having sex with her, she would probably be locked up for prostitution and he would probably go home with a fine as a john.” How is that okay?
The Screen Actors’ Guild has some stats for you.
This cat right here? He is a HOTTIE. Keni Styles reports on porn and his experiences in the adult film industry. Along the way, he sometimes highlights the racism of that industry AND appears to be having a pretty good time.
V erb Noire is having some financial troubles, and needs your support.
More immigrants are citing homophobia as the cause for the need for asylum. (Note that sleight of hand in the title that displaces the blame onto their orientation, not homophobia! What the fuck? Over.)
Feministing has a follow up to their disability rights issues.