“But discussing sexism without acknowledging white privilege…allows people like Applebaum and Steinem to minimize their access to power, which by any objective measure is greater than that of black Americans of either gender.”
“to me, and many other younger feminists, it’s far more radical to embrace a feminism that’s inextricable from my anti-war, pro-gay rights, anti-racist beliefs.”
“Here’s a funny story from the CBC: Harlequin of the Harlequin romance novels have created new imprints to appeal to (female) readers of African and (East?) Asian descent”
“Within months of starting male hormones, “I got pulled over 300 percent more than I had in the previous 23 years of driving, almost immediately. It was astounding,” says Mitchell, who is Black and transitioned while living in the San Francisco area”
“White women are making far greater strides in the workplace than their African-American female counterparts, according to a recent report.”
“New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will quit the race for the Democratic presidential nomination after fourth-place showings in the campaign’s first contests, sources said Wednesday.”
“It’s time we realized that passing off Arab culture as authoritatively Islamic is inaccurate, exclusionary, and disrespectful of other Muslims’ cultures.”
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