Mansplaining and Nickelodeon’s Diversity “Problem”

This week in White Male Oppression (™) is author Mathew (yes, one “T”) Klickstein who is here to tell us all about the problem with diversity.

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How to Make Controversy Worse: “Weighing in” about Abercrombie & Fitch

As any parent has reassured her kids time and time again, none of us are perfect, we all make mistakes, and a simple apology can work wonders. Read More How to Make Controversy Worse: “Weighing in” about Abercrombie & Fitch

Controversy Abounds Over “Stars Earn Stripes” ““ Is it Warranted?

I’m not really the target audience for the new NBC show Stars Earn Stripes, which premiered earlier this week. I don’t come from a military family, I only have a few friends who have served, including one Marine who was in Iraq, and frankly, I’m just not interested in the subject. But, I had seen the commercials during the Olympics, and since it happened to be starting when I turned my television on Monday night, I figured I would give it a shot. Read More Controversy Abounds Over “Stars Earn Stripes” ““ Is it Warranted?

Controversies That Aren’t

This desire for controversy can be positive ““ it can allow the reporters and news organizations to provide multiple perspectives, and give air time to often overlooked voices. Unfortunately, this desire for controversy is usually nothing like that; instead, the only overlooked voices that get any air time are the ones that have been overlooked with good reason. Read More Controversies That Aren’t