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Outrage (1950): A Study of Rape in the '50s

For a film as structurally bland and vapid as Outrage, it’s a marvel when you notice the seriousness and relevance of the themes it depicts. 735 more words


AZ GOP’s disgraceful omission

Hey Robert, where’s Diane?

Arizona has a strong conservative candidate in Diane Douglas. Running for state Superintendent of Public Education, Douglas has piqued the interest of nationally syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin, who… 110 more words

Arizona Politics

Navajo High School Proud to Use Redskins Mascot

- By Allan Wall -

The Washington Post has an article about Red Mesa High School on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, which proudly uses the Redskins mascot for its high school football team. 412 more words


PETA Is Taking One Direction To Task Over Using A Monkey In The 'Steal My Girl' Video

If it’s a day that ends in –y, PETA is pissed off at someone famous for something they did with an animal or animal byproduct. In this case, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are fired up at One Direction over… 283 more words

Web Culture

People Are Pretty Upset With Victoria's Secret's 'Perfect Body' Campaign

If you’re done staring at the banner image, there’s more to this story than just some supermodels in their underwear. It turns out that when you use an image like the one above with a phrase that includes the words “Perfect” and “Body” right next to each other, people are probably going to be very upset, regardless of the actual context. 531 more words

Web Culture

Folk Thursday: Helen Reddy

Not folk, but protest. Close enough. I’m not at liberty to go into the details, but I got an eyeful of some spectacularly misogynistic respectability-politics bullshit in action yesterday, and it reminded me of how terribly true this song remains — especially that bit about, “I’m still an embryo with a long, long way to go until I make my brother understand.” 13 more words

Folk Thursday