In the 101 top-grossing family films…from 1990 to 2004, of the over 4,000...– Natasha Walter, Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism, pages 69-70, 2010. (via bitemebeautiful)
aragingquiet: If one more person tells me it’s okay that Kida isn’t in the princess lineup because her movie didn’t do well and didn’t have songs like the other princess movies, I’m going to point out that motherfucking Alice shows up on merch with other “princesses.”
nadirpoint: princessfreakazoid: whatidontwantiwaste: neutroi: princessfreakazoid: okay so we have chivalry, what’s it called when women do nice things for men because they feel like they have to? what’s the word for that? common courtesy? fear aaaaaand nailed it oh shit son!
Everyone knows that until you’re legal, you’re not flammable.– Stephen Colbert (via imagesanddialogues)
interstellargeek: Khan’s character was essentially supposed to be the product of eugenics. Having Khan, the most superior of the “augments” being non-white in the 1960’s when eugenics was synonymous with “white supremacy”…it was a big deal. It was just another “fuck you” to bigotry that Gene Roddenberry threw into his show.
In a colorblind society, White people, who are unlikely to experience...– Monica Williams, Ph.D for Psychology Today, “Colorblind Ideology is a Form of Racism (via willworkforwords)
The invisibility of gay characters isn’t neutral; it’s negative, and represents...– http://www.wired.com/underwire/2013/05/star-trek-lgbt-gay-characters/?cid=co7935784 (via wherenowomenhavegonebefore)
Blades, slash and drama!: iamaperson: so the... →
iamaperson: so the question is after having a whole trial on da vinci being gay are we ever going to actually going to be seeing any gay sex from our main character. To be fair so far we have mostly seen him with one other female lead, nevertheless, i have a sneaking suspicion we won’t be.
Real-Life Documentarian: John Cho – on the... →
asamstudiesintro: from Oliver Wang, “The Game-Changer: An Interview With John Cho,” Asia Pacific Arts 7.3.2009) <http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/090703/article.asp?parentID=110145> APA: Last question…for Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, Viva La Union recorded a song for the soundtrack with the line, “I want my own Chinese baby” — what’s that about? JC: When I was thinking...
The interviewees in my study who were most angry about affirmative action were...– How Social Networks Drive Black Unemployment - NYTimes.com “…despite complaints about “reverse discrimination,” my research demonstrated that the real complaint is that affirmative action undermines long-established patterns of favoritism.” (via sociolab)
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just watching the daily show interview with jj and jon said it exactly right “You watch it and on the surface it was goofy and it had all these scenes in it and then you would turn around and go…- Racism is wrong….you didn’t know why. Like Kirk would make love to a green woman and you’re like ‘we should live together in peace”
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stfuconservatives: “So I shouldn’t be surprised that the Mother’s Day Parade shooting has largely been forgotten. On Sunday, shots were fired into a crowd during a parade in the New Orleans 7th ward. Police said they saw three suspects running from the scene. This is the largest mass shooting in the United States where the shooters were still at large after the crime was committed. Think about...
I’m going to make a store called “Build-a-Bra” where girls can go and make bras...– my 12 year old “niece” Lila on her business idea. I love that little girl. (via marrymejasonsegel) Best idea. (via shakethecobwebs) I wanna go (via godricsgirl) LACE AND DIAMONDS WILL COST A LITTLE EXTRA! (via mojoflower) This! I bet you found even make them comfortable! Or funky patterns,...
so the question is after having a whole trial on da vinci being gay are we ever going to actually going to be seeing any gay sex from our main character. To be fair so far we have mostly seen him with one other female lead, nevertheless, i have a sneaking suspicion we won’t be.
As unbelievable as [White Dude Super Detective (WDSD)] characters are, they...– Tamara Winfrey Harris | Privilege And The White Dude Super-Detective (via trollny-stark) #i still remember bossymarmalade and glockgal’s deconstruction of white privilege in supernatural #and how dean and sam worked so well #because no one ever questioned white dudes #even when they were sketchy...
sad young cardinals: Jay Gatsby was black: an... →
pollums: So let me explain this theory for those of you who haven’t heard it before already. The Great Gatsby is a story of a man that makes his fortune bootlegging and throws countless magnificent parties all in hopes of attracting the attention of his old flame Daisy. But it’s really a story about insurmountable class barriers. Daisy will never be with Gatsby, no matter how much she claims...
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looking for gigs on craigslist to supplement your income the impending crush that every other gig is a desperate need for women to take their clothes off in some way shape or form short film serving new products stripper clothes model “mannequin with a pulse” POV shoot bad girl good girl obligatory note: this is by no means a judgement against anyone who takes off their...
of course it was about eugenics blade runner came out the same year and was talking about some of the same things long after world war two the Nazis and their ilk continued to promote their teachings of a master race and they wanted to have a conversation which is why Khan was a super tanned spanish guy and which is why it’s a problem that Benedict is now playing Khanberbacht [obligatory...
Oy the star trek :into whiteness jokes keep coming