Spring is here, which means that it’s time for the best holiday that has been turned into corporate marketing that isn’t Christmas. It’s Holi!
Tag: cultural appropriation
PoC News in America
Another week of inspiring solidarity and protests following the tragic deaths of black men in America. Let’s get to the news.
PoC News in America
Happy post-Halloween hangover! Have you lost any of your favs to problematic Halloween costumes? Have you gained any new favs? Let’s jump right in!
PoC News In America
Happy Yom Kippur and Eid Mubarrak to all people who are celebrating holidays this past week!
If you’re not into DIY costumes, it can be hard to find good ones to fit. The packaged ones in those pop-up Halloween shops are usually “one size fits all,” where “all” is smaller than a size 6. Even when they have “plus size” options, they’re rarely larger than a 12.
When I was in the third grade, our school hosted a Famous Pioneer Day. I’m guessing on the name; I actually don’t remember the name of that costume-themed day, but nonetheless it was a day to recognize the early American (white) pioneers. I was extremely motivated in dressing up because of the costume contest. I’m […]
From Miss America to Shonda Rhimes, ladyblogland has it all!
Let’s Talk About… Iggy Azalea
Salon’s Brittney Cooper has written a great piece on Iggy Azalea and cultural appropriation. *
While you’re in a food coma this week, enjoy these reads from ladyblogland.
Content warning: discussion of cultural appropriation, genocide, imperialism, racism, redface, whitewashing
There were some really interesting reads this week from all over. Did you read any of these while we were moving last week?
An Open Letter to Miley Cyrus
Dear Miley, You’ve received your fair share of criticism in recent years. I confess, I liked your show, and I’ve danced to “See You Again” in my living room. I thought you were okay. Like the rest of America, I’ve seen your progression to movies and a solo career. When you started with the twerk and ratchet […]
After many, many months of contemplation from afar, I have decided to jump into the world of tabletop role-playing games.
Thoughts on a Pair of Beaded Earrings
I love these earrings, but wearing them comes with some thinking. Once upon a time I wouldn’t have thought so much, but with the baffling continuation of hipster headdresses, Spirit Hoods and J. Crew decorating their store windows with tipis, I’m cautious.
Ask STFU Jezzies 2/24
Hey everyone! We have another Ask STFU Jezzies for you! I got a wide range of questions this week that I am excited about answering. Read ’em!