Women & Hollywood: Defending Mo’Nique
One of the ongoing narratives of this awards season has been about Mo’Nique. About how great her performance is, and also about how supposedly ungrateful she is because she hasn’t been criss-crossing the country to gather all her accolades.
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Broadsheet: Is forced sterilization ever OK?
It’s much harder to set aside classism, ableism, disdain for women who have sex with more men than we might think appropriate and scorn for “bad mommies” to declare unequivocally that what they did to Tessa Savicki — assuming it’s proven — was wrong. But we must. If anything’s a black-and-white issue, this is it: You don’t sterilize people against their will.
Ever since the Latino population began to gain numbers in the United States, an unspoken camaraderie…because many of the discriminating and racial struggles impacting blacks also impacted Latinos and competition to see which group could ascend these obstacles first. For these reasons, it’s always been unspoken that Latinos and blacks had more in common than had differences. Yet, the Pew survey revealed the opposite.
The lack of women hosts in late-night TV is somewhat baffling if you take the perspective that a show might reflect its audience somehow. Here’s a look at TV-watching demographics: Letterman’s audience is almost 55% female, Leno’s is approximately 53% and O’Brien’s 50%; women have made huge inroads on morning talk shows and evening news casts; more women watch TV than men.
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