Dispatches from Ladyblogland

[E] Sally LawtonDispatches from Ladyblogland1 Comment

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I put these links together before the Hobby Lobby decision, and I’m sure much will be written about it this week. We’ll start off with Ginsburg’s dissent and then move on to the ladyblogland that was before SCOTUS made us all cry tears of rage.

[E] Sally LawtonDispatches from Ladyblogland

On The Erasure of People of Colour From Dystopian Fiction

Cate YoungCrossposts3 Comments

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I’ve been thinking a lot about the comments made by Noah co-screenwriter Ari Handel that have been circulating recently. Asked about the extreme whiteness of the cast, Handel said that the “the race of the individual doesn’t matter.” Presumably this was meant to be a defense.

Cate YoungOn The Erasure of People of Colour From Dystopian Fiction

Singkil and the Tagalog Language: Reflections On Being An American-Born Filipina

LuannPerspectives5 Comments

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In junior year of high school, I was asked by a group of Filipinos to participate in a folk dance performance called “Singkil” for our school’s International Assembly and Night performance. I was thrilled because it was the first time I would be a part of traditional Filipino dance performance… EVER! Yes, you heard me right, prior to this event, … Read More

LuannSingkil and the Tagalog Language: Reflections On Being An American-Born Filipina

Deconstructing #NotYourAsianSidekick

LuannFeminism4 Comments

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I have been hesitant to write about the recent twitter phenomenon of #NotYourAsianSidekick since it came out back in December. During the peak of its worldwide reach, conversations on Asian American feminism dominated Twitter, urging people to participate and to stay engaged with what others were saying about Asian American feminism and activism.

LuannDeconstructing #NotYourAsianSidekick