From Activist To Politican

DeRay Mckesson has announced he’s running for Mayor of Baltimore. Mckesson is best known for his activism in the Black Lives Matter movement and is especially prolific on social media. I follow him on Twitter and, frankly, I think he’s great. (Watch his interview on Colbert, it’s really good.)  But I don’t think he’ll make … [Read more…]

Filtering Pop Culture Through The Lens Of Feminism

The Onion, a while ago, nailed it on the head. “Saying that she just wanted a little time to relax and “not even think about” confining gender stereotypes, local health care industry consultant Natalie Jenkins reportedly took a 30-minute break from being a feminist last night to kick back and enjoy a television program.” If … [Read more…]

Don’t Make Me Defend Trump

The UK government has responded to a petition calling for Donald Trump to be banned from entering the country. The Government said it “does not routinely comment on individual immigration and exclusion decisions” but does say “the Home Secretary has said that Donald Trump’s remarks in relation to Muslims are divisive, unhelpful and wrong.” The … [Read more…]