Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Lady Reads is a bit heavy on the pop culture this week, but that’s just because so much cool news came out! But don’t worry, we’ve got dick jokes and FEELS too!

Op Ed

Actually, Arab

Arabs can be a tricky sort of people. At least if you’re into racial profiling. The trouble lies in the immense spread of geography which contributes to major differences in skin tone and facial features. Go to Sudan and most will assume they are speaking to a black African. But to some Sudanese, they identify […]


Failure to Integrate

“Contrat d’accueil et d’integration,” the stack of papers read. It was my first foray into the world of French immigration. I had gotten the proper visas and filed the correct paperwork. Today I had arrived at the OFII (Office Francais de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration) for my medical exam and language test. Today they were […]