Election news is heating up as we get closer to November. This week we have a lot of Oscars-adjacent news.
Oh man, everything is wonderful and terrible. The Internet hate fuel cycle has been in overdrive this week thanks to #OscarsSoWhite making the rounds, allowing us to add names to our Celebrity Shitlist.
We hope those of you celebrating Halloween enjoyed a weekend filled with candy and joy and not with casually or blatantly racist costumes.
This past week, the internet was abuzz with the racist Star Wars boycott news, but we were too busy appreciating the cuteness of the cast celebrating the trailer.
Saturday marks the beginning of NaNoWriMo, and it seems like a lot of ideas are in progress and about to be bravely crafted and thrust out into the world (whether your world means the secret between you and your laptop, a self published ebook or crowdsourcing ideas through Archive of Our Own).
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.
From college funding to anti-discrimination to my using a weird word in a headline — it’s time for another sampler platter of news stories to see you into the weekend.
Hi, readers! Welcome to our third and final (for now) discussion about Miss Representation. Today we’re sharing our conversation on what we can do as an online media outlet for women to disrupt or challenge some of the problems with women’s representation in mainstream media.
I’ve been hanging out in Night Vale lately, and readers, it is perfect. (Some spoilers ahead, so proceed with caution.)
Susan recently wrote a piece about American-Americans and color-blindness that gave me ~*feelings*~, and it made me think, “How do we teach our children about race?” Let me begin by saying that children are not stupid.
It’s hard for me to put into words what it’s like to be in an inter-faith relationship. In some respects it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done and in other ways it’s completely natural. If you had asked me 6 years ago if I would ever consider dating a non-Christian guy, I definitely would have […]
One of academia’s biggest problems right now, tied with funding as the number one crisis facing higher education, is the gaping disparity between the demographics of undergraduates and the demographics of graduate students and faculty. The narrative of academia is the narrative of white men (and to an increasing extent, the narrative of white women, […]
In a blog post entitled “Do You Know What Your Employees Are Watching?” from this past Friday, Harvard Business Review writer Grant McCracken isn’t exploring the latest way for employers to monitor what their employees do, he’s using the current television season to highlight business trends in corporations. Sort of.