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Your Fave is Problematic – Tina Fey.

Shocking right? Tina Fey is quite literally the definition of white feminism – her work and activism fights for equality of (white and middle class/rich) women and lacks any sort of intersectional lens.… Continue reading

Your Faves are Problematic.

So over the past few months, I’ve been writing about different celebrities and the different ways that they are problematic. And a big part of why I’ve been doing this (and why I’ll keep… Continue reading

Your Faves are Problematic – Christopher Columbus.

Okay maybe the title is misleading – I’m not entirely sure if Christopher Columbus is anyone’s favorite but the main point is that that he was super problematic and there’s a lot more… Continue reading

Our faves are problematic (revisited).

So a couple years ago, I wrote a couple pieces for this blog about problematic faves – celebrities that many seem to adore and love but are problematic in different ways. My point… Continue reading

Making mistakes and being held accountable.

As people, we make mistakes on a regular basis because we’re a flawed species and not one person has the answers to everything. There are times in which we fuck up and that’s… Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Each year, many around the United States celebrate Columbus Day to honor the man who sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and “discovered” the Americas. Columbus Day happens each year on the second… Continue reading

Teaching LGBT History.

Recently, I read about how some school districts around the US  were going to be teaching about LGBT history to students. This is, of course, a cause for celebration because it allows for… Continue reading

History.

The way that history is commonly presented in the US (at least in my experience) has been lacking in intersectionality and ironically historical context. I don’t think that individual history teachers are the… Continue reading

Indigenous People’s Day.

Today is Indigenous People’s day not Columbus day. — Mr. Credible Hulk (@Pundit_AcadEMIC) October 12, 2015 A few days ago, I wrote about how Christopher Columbus was in fact really cruel and has… Continue reading