Celebrities, Feminism, and White Flight

Sometimes, you stumble upon a post in social media, and for a moment, you’re completely dumbfounded. You need to take a breath and let whatever it is that just caught your attention slither its way into your psyche.

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Deconstructing Hugo: Revisited

Nearly a year ago, I researched and interviewed Hugo Schwyzer. After the interview was published, I kept up the occasional email communication with Schwyzer and continued to peruse some of his work. Read More Deconstructing Hugo: Revisited

Solidarity is For White Women? My Opinion

After gender studies writer Hugo Schywzer “quit” the Internet and had a mental breakdown (on which I believe everything that has to be said has been said on various media outlets), Blogger Mikki Kendall started the Twitter hashtag #solidarityisforwhitewomen. It has opened up a long-overdue discussion on the inherent racism in mainstream feminism. Jezebel (former home of Schwyzer’s column) posted about it, apparently oblivious to the fact that their role in pushing Schwyzer’s agenda and silencing or banning commenters (particularly women of color) who criticized him and their decision to publish his work had led to this in the first place. Read More Solidarity is For White Women? My Opinion

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: DRAMA!

The ladyblogosphere was shaken to its, well, its something, by Hugo Schwyzer’s announcement that he was quitting the internet.

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Dispatches From Ladyblogland Have Hugo Schwyzer Feels

The ladyblogosphere is very small. You’re always running into each other at twitter parties and leaning to your friend going, “I can’t believe they showed their face here!” Let’s see who came to the party this week, shall we?

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