"How the Media Failed Women in 2013," courtesy of Miss Representation. This is mind-boggling and you must watch it right now.
Reading this while watching “The Mindy Kaling” project.
I just saw this ad playing before a youtube video and I had to stop and watch the whole thing. Incredible.
Watch this. Now
This played in the theater before Catching Fire!
See, sometimes good things come from Texas. :)
'Hush is a collection of military images responding to the US policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Infused with joy and playfulness, these works present a stark contrast to the silence and secrecy enforced by this policy'
Gail Dines (via angerr)
all about gail.
- a 2nd waver in a 3rd wave world.
No one sits down and says, “Hey, what a great way to teach sexist and racist norms to a class full of kids!” I’m just saying that, like so many other aspects of culture, male and white in children’s books is considered standard and magically inclusive.
Shifting our norms to prepare kids to live happily in a diverse, pluralistic society requires that we stop accepting defaults and seek out alternative media narratives. Seriously, go take a look at your kid’s media diet from this perspective.
Soraya Chemaly (article on HuffingtonPost)
seriously this article is a great resource on multiple fronts
IM SHARING THIS FUCKING TWICE IN A ROW BECAUSE YOU HAVE NO FUCKING IDEA HOW PERFECT THIS IS.
ANDROGYNOUS MODEL ELLIOTT SAILORS.