I Kissed a Grey and I Liked It.

Resistance is Futile: Mainstream Assimilation and Asking Who Can Participate in the Booty?

The Voice Judges AdvertisementThe photograph above, used for shitty attempts at click baiting  an article on Billboard.com about the singing competition show THE VOICE, displays the three female judges who have been a part of the show at different times. Two of the artists, Shakira and Christina Aguilera, are Latina, yet the show has managed to eerily morph all three of these stars images into what is virtually the same…

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Black-Ish: Do Black Creators have a Responsibility to Challenge Hegemonic Media?

How Do You Change the System?

“Yet our best trained, best educated, best equipped, best prepared troops refuse to fight! Matter of fact, it’s safe to say that they would rather switch than fight!”

- Civil Rights Activist Thomas “TNT” Todd, as sampled by Public Enemy in Fight the Power

American pop culture and media has long been, and continues to be, saturated with grossly narrow representations of people of color.…

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Relevant

I’ve been waiting for someone to make this a gif

damn near 30 years ago and still relevant

Can someone show me a similarly frank conversation about rape culture in any of your progressive faves….

I’ll Wait

I think it’s super interesting this convo is happening between two men of colour BECAUSE they’re so much more likely to be accused of or picked up during or seen as rapists because of the historical necessities of white supremacy.

Like would a conversation like this happen between two white men of the same era, or now, did it, has it would it?

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"We’ve all selected the wrong partners, all gotten hurt, and hopefully all moved on wiser for the experience. But there are those who, even in the face of constant disappointment, continue to believe that the intensity of their desire will be rewarded by an eventual jackpot of affection. And if that’s the slot machine you’re playing, friend, you’d better leave the casino ‘cause that one don’t pay out"
-Paul Dini

BATMAN: MAD LOVE (Feb. 1994)
Art by Bruce Timm & Rick Taylor
Words by Paul Dini

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Have you been following our #No1Nowhere campaign to stop violence against the world’s women and girls? Here’s a 47-second  that will make you smile.

"That Queen" Lafayette Reynolds: Developing Personhood Within A "Type"

"That Queen" Lafayette: Building Individuals Out of Types

 “Everybody else in this fucking town’s falling in love, and getting engaged, and having babies. Has it ever fucking occured to you that Lafayette, that Queen that make all you white heterosexuals laugh and feel good about yourselves, has it fucking ever occured to you that maybe I want a piece of happiness too?”  

- Lafayette…

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