Mmm, you like that, girl? That’s how James Cameron…will do anything to entice you. Did you know that James Cameron, director of Titanic, made a new movie for you, girl? Mmmm, yeah, made it just for you. You won’t be able to resist it.
New America Media: Shenandoah Police Protected White Perpetrators
Pennsylvania police officers, including the police chief of Shenandoah, Pa., abandoned their duty to uphold the law and instead aided and abetted the teenagers who brutally attacked Luis Ramirez. We welcome the federal indictments of these officers and those responsible for beating a man to death for little other reason than because he was Latino.
Jane Kelly Kosek: Women Need to Make More Movies and Network More
I keep hearing about all of this outrage that exists over women not being hired to make movies, either as screenwriters or directors or producers. As a female producer, I am certain that I am discriminated against whether or not it’s on purpose. There is a boys club that exists in Hollywood, no doubt about it.
What’s a little holiday slut shaming between devout Christians right? Perhaps, if womens bodies were not stigmatized, being an unwed mother would not be problematic? It seems like a reasonable assumption to me.
Muslimah Media Watch: Divorce, Egyptian Style: Divorcee Radio Breaks Stereotypes
“When security disappears in married life, and serenity is not accessible, then it is time to do the thing most despised by Allah.” With these words, Mahasen Saber opens her blog, I want a divorce , and then later her online radio station, Divorce Radio.
More links after the jump
Racialicious: It Was Racist
Alexa Kolbi-Molinas: “There Are No Coat Hangers in Iraq”
Echidne of the Snakes: Putting On The Mask
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.: University Requires Obese Students To Take Fitness Course To Graduate
PostBourgie: Finally Free
Sociological Images: Disability Symbology
The Unapologetic Mexican: Juan Felipe Herrera Awarded PEN/Beyond Margins Award for Latest Work
The Transcontinental Disability Choir: I Promise You Haven’t Heard This One Before
baftaboo: Ageism, Intersectionality, Etc.
Video Love: On not being Hispanic, and on being Native American (h/t A Radical Profeminist)