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“Where Are All the Minority Journalists?” asks a 2015 article in The Atlantic. 148 more words


Google the word “lesbian.”

Chances are, within the first few results, you will stumble upon pornography.

Spoiler alert. Those aren’t real lesbians. Their long, sharp, acrylic nails are a dead giveaway. 794 more words

Women's Studies

Media representations of women in later life: Vanessa Redgrave as new face of Gucci

Lots of coverage in the fashion press of the appointment of Vanessa Redgrave (aged 79) as the new face of Gucci, the star of their Cruise 17 campaign. 248 more words

In The News

A quick post about AfterEllen.com

In 2010, when I was in 12th grade, I began to realize that I wasn’t straight. I wasn’t exactly sure what was happening to me but I knew that I was a little too… 428 more words


9/27 #CripTheVote chat: Storytelling and Voting

#CripTheVote Twitter Chat

Storytelling and Voting

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

5 pm Eastern

Guest host: Rooted in Rights  

Hosted by Andrew Pulrang, Gregg Beratan, and Alice Wong, #CripTheVote Twitter chats explored various policy issues important to people with disabilities this year. 852 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night… — thenerdsofcolor

I will present to you one of the most beautiful sentences in recent memory: Ava DuVernay is directing the film adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time.

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The Book of Daniel's Greatest Sin

Recently, for one of my grad classes, we used the short-lived television show The Book of Daniel as a case-study.

The series revolves around an Episcopal priest with a dysfunctional home-life that threatens to wreck his ministry. 534 more words