If it’s not a hate thing, then what is it?

This story on CNN.com caught my eye this morning. It’s about pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention who predict their members will cut affiliations with the Boy Scouts of America “en masse”: For Southern Baptist pastor Tim Reed, it was Scripture versus the Scouts. “God’s word explicitly says homosexuality is a choice, a sin,” said Reed,...Read more

Do Not Waste Your Money on Tyler Perry’s “Temptation”

If you’re thinking about going to see what the buzz is all about with Tyler Perry’s Temptation, don’t. Jezebel has a great piece about Perry’s latest in his installment of blaming and shaming black women. Not only does the movie have a rape problem, it also continues along Perry’s predictable path of unleashing...Read more

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

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

Shit Steve Harvey Says

This video is on point. It’s a compilation of sexist, homophobic, religious intolerance Steve Harvey has said. As you all know, since Harvey released “Think Like A Man, Act Like A Lady,” the comedian’s (!!!!!) spin on what I believe to promote simplistic, offensive gender roles between men and women...Read more

White people: check your privilege when talking about the Trayvon Martin tragedy

On Monday morning, I did a status update on my personal Facebook profile that said: “White privilege: being able to shoot an unarmed teenager and not be arrested and/or charged with a crime.” Two friends of mine, both of which have proclaimed themselves to be liberal/progressive individuals who are tolerant/aware...Read more

Cartoon shows President Barack Obama using Trayvon Martin for political gain

The above cartoon was posted at Townhall.com, and depicts President Barack Obama using the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin for political gain. To be sure, this isn’t the first time this lazy political cartoonist has exploited conservative feelings about race and black activists calling racism into question. It’s so easy to continue to...Read more

I am no longer a feminist

Immersing myself into blogging has given me unfettered access to a wide variety of viewpoints, writing styles and people I’ve come to admire for their expertise. It’s also given me a chance to solidify my belief that everyone deserves a chance to live a happy, healthy life. However, over the past...Read more