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Pop Culture

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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Open Thread

This Open Thread is Controversial

It’s Monday! I love Mondays.

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Humor

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.

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Gender

Deconstructing Hugo

Hugo Schwyzer – “Author, Speaker, Professor, Shattering Gender Myths” – was a villain to me. And when I started this article, it was my intent to show this.

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Pop Culture

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 […]

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Science

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 […]