UFC fighters asks “Can I touch your hair?” during live interview

Note: I meant to blog about this late last month, but I forgot! As women of color, we all know how hard it is to even get our feet into the doors of journalism. Furthermore, once we get in and get settled into the world of bringing the news to the public, we know we […]

This guy proudly embraces rape culture and isn’t afraid to show it

Don’t we all just love these college-aged, usually white cis ultra-conservative males who feel the need to fully display their stupidity by declaring how edgy and anti-mainstream they are? Yeah, I don’t either. Anyway, some dude at the University of Arizona thought it would be cool to show up to an anti-rape rally earlier this […]

In calling Quvenzhane Wallis a cunt, The Onion perpetuates status quo on black femininity

So, The Onion during the The Oscars last night decided to turn its online gaze to a 9-year-old black girl. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the satirical news agency took to Twitter to refer to Quvenzhane Wallis as a cunt. Yes, the only word in the English dictionary used solely to communicate one’s complete lack of respect […]

What we learned from the inauguration: president chewed gum, first lady rolled her eyes

I should have known that some rogue reporter/news outlet would want to focus on bullshit like this. Apparently, the Christian Post decided to write an entire story about First Michelle Obama allegedly rolling her eyes at House Speaker John Boehner. OMG–black women don’t have the class and intellectual capacity to know when to act like […]

Hey, sexy. You can be fired if you are ‘irresistable’

Who knew that being an attractive woman can be so enticing to one’s boss that he can fire you–and it’s not illegal! A dentist acted legally when he fired an assistant that he found attractive simply because he and his wife viewed the woman as a threat to their marriage, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court […]

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