It's the fastest growing industry in the country, but am I profiting from an industry that is doing nothing positive for my community? By ...
It’s the fastest growing industry in the country, but am I profiting from an industry that is doing nothing positive for my community? By Brianna Holt When I was in middle school, my older brother was arrested for possession of weed for the first time. He had a gram on him and went to jail… Continue Reading
The parade is not about promoting straightness but about promoting traditional notions of white masculinity and the restoration of a white settler ethnostate. Last week, the city of Boston officially approved a permit for a “Straight Pride Parade,” slated to take place in downtown Boston on Aug. 31. According to the website, the event “will… Continue Reading
In ‘Booksmart’ the characters of color are flattened and serve purely as plot devices for the white leads. By Noor Al-Sibai If you read reviews in Jezebel, The A.V. Club, or Screen Rant, you’d think Booksmart, actress Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, was a heartfelt coming-of-age story, an entertaining and empowering romp through a single day… Continue Reading
The entertainment industry thrives on unpaid and underpaid workers using the law of supply and demand to justify unfair compensation. By Adriana Gomez-Weston David Rensin’s “The Mailroom: Hollywood History From the Bottom Up” is considered the Bible of entry-level Hollywood, its message is peddled as the gospel for anyone who wants to break into the… Continue Reading
The prison industrial complex looms large as one of the single biggest institutions which perpetuate and exacerbate unequal access to reproductive care. “From forced sterilization to family separation, the carceral state itself is an act of reproductive violence,” writes long-time prison abolitionist and organizer Mariame Kaba. Kaba is just one of many Black feminists who… Continue Reading
Kiese and Tressie both wrote for, to, and about those of us who carry Blackness with us everywhere we go. The thin white woman beside ...
In “Chubby Sexy,” Tripp capitalizes on his wife’s “thickness” while using a poor approximation of AAVE to deliver heavy-handed fat jokes. By ...
Being pregnant is complicated and societal standards for postpartum bodies can breed parent to child resentment. Parents struggling with image ...