glbt, music, race

institutionalized homophobia & how it made me disappointed in Cee Lo

Today I saw a RT on Twitter from What Tami Said, my current favorite blogger for issues of equality. Here it is: I clicked on the link with some skepticism – that tagline is not the most promising, and I was more than a little surprised, since The Root provides a lot of insightful and… Continue reading institutionalized homophobia & how it made me disappointed in Cee Lo

feminism, gah, glbt, race, sexism, the interwebs, violence

on having a voice and being silenced

I've been reading a lot of blogs lately that have a socially-conscious focus: feminism, racism, glbt stuff, motherhood. Generally I find it infinitely more satisfying to read about the social justice and civil rights movements than I do to read about academics and art, despite my association with the art world. And even if the… Continue reading on having a voice and being silenced

jackassery, New Jersey, news, politics, race

diversity in a post-racial america?

Another incidence of overt racism in New Jersey, via the Star-Ledger:A family of Barack Obama supporters awakened this morning to find a burned 6-foot cross on the front lawn of their home in northern Warren County, police said.The charred cross was partly wrapped with a homemade congratulatory banner that declared "President Obama Victory '08" and… Continue reading diversity in a post-racial america?