Tag: Microaggressions

December 10, 2010 / / exoticisation

By Guest contributor Crunktastic, cross-posted from The Crunk Feminist Collective

At a recent performance, Jay Electronica asked his audiences “Do women like to be choked during sex?” Apparently, he asks this question at every show, and is conducting an informal survey so that him, his DJ, and Nas, can decide a $20,000 bet on the issue on December 25th.

Nas says all women like to be choked.

TJ the DJ says only some do.

And Jay says, we all do, but in varying degrees.

I say, “they are all a bunch of a–holes.”

Read the Post Why Jay Electronica Can Go Choke On His Own Words

December 3, 2010 / / activism

By Arturo R. García

Unlike other tumblr pages, Microaggressions isn’t laid out so that you have to scroll down to go from post to post; the multitude of mini-anecdotes is arranged side-to-side, like a community bulletin board:

“You speak so well. You don’t sound like other black girls.”
– when: almost every week since I started high school

In less than a week, the site has already amassed more than 200 contributors, with stories touching on issues from racism to size discrimination to stereotyping to sexism and beyond.

Read the Post More Than A Meme: Microaggressions offers a safe space for sharing short, painful stories