April 16, 2012

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Company promotes intimate wash to clean, “lighten” your vagina

I’ve heard of women bleaching parts of their genitalia, but the only context I was aware of this happening was with women who were involved in the porn industry. However, a new product demonstrates this company’s willingness to capitalize on a woman’s obsession about her vagina and has found a new problem for us to worry about. A 25-second […]

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April 12, 2012

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Glenn Grothman: money is more important to men

The battle over the hearts and minds of women continue as Republicans continue to put their feet into their mouths. This latest incident of this nonsense came from a Wisconsin state senator, who criticized the state’s now repealed equal pay law. From The Daily Beast: Grothman says companies are being bombarded with false accusations of […]

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April 10, 2012

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You’re not a victim, George Zimmerman

The man who shot unarmed Trayvon Martin is speaking out on the “life altering event” that’s resulted in national outcry and demands for an arrest. George Zimmerman, on his website, is also soliciting funds for his legal defense. From the USA Today: On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which […]

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April 8, 2012

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“I am not Trayvon Martin”

Finally! At least one white person is well on their way of understanding whiteness and white privilege and how both operate to suppress and subjugated people of color. Of course, some folks are pushing back against the video’s message. The blog Sherry Talks Back is at least one I’ve found to present the most…interesting argument […]

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April 4, 2012

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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 of racial disparities and other […]

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