Before we head on the the subject of Trans women athletes, lets go back for an update on Caster Semanya. At the beginning of this controversy, Tami asked the question What do women look like? You magazine answered Dressed Up. Madeup. Heels. Wearing stereotypically feminine
Hathor’s Legacy links Gay Prof’s Burning and Itching For those who have higher standards than I do, let me give you Burn Notice’s basic premise. Michael Westen, the lead character played by the hunky Jeffrey Donovan (Remember: “b”), once worked as a spy until he
As I am about to embark on my Great West Coast Adventure (starting with a three day cross-country train to Vancouver, would you believe it), I must bid farewell to the ABW. It’s been an educational experience, to say the least. I don’t know if
But I just don’t know that I necessarily need to write it out or publish it. Instead I will point you toward this post and this story and let that stand for now.
ETA: As there seems to be some confusion, Alaya Dawn Johnson is NOT the Angry Black Woman. She is a guest blogger. The following open letter to Eric Kripke contains spoilers for all currently-aired seasons of Supernatural (though nothing about season five). It also includes
Found these via my Flist on LiveJournal last week and thought to share them with you. First up is an awesome short film (I guess that’s what it would be called) of Djimon Hounsou reading Binyavanga Wainaina excellent essay “How Not to Write About Africa“.
The first thing that we are going to need to know, is, what exactly is Intersexuality? Then we are ready for the history behind sex testing. Transgriot starts off with Gender Drama at the 1936 Olympics Robert Ritchie, John Reynard and Tom Lewis continue with
Via Angry Asian Man, a great article that makes a point about the ineffectiveness of protests about racism in mainstream Hollywood films. Basically, if we don’t patronize the good portrayals created by our own filmmakers, we’re unlikely to see much change in the racist dreck
It occurred to me, after reading this excellent post on women in fiction and the Bechdel Test, that perhaps you could construct one to address issues of POC and race. The analog seemed obvious, so I just wrote it out. 1. It has to have