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Petunia and Pals: Rhymes with 'Tucker'

“It was forgone. Moonlight had to win because you knew what the film was about. And that’s part of the problem with Hollywood.”

OK, the hysteria of the mixed-up envelopes aside, Tucker is implying that Moonlight, only won because of political correctness, you know, because the ‘mos and (Frothy’s) blah’s had to win, and ignores the dearth of winners of either minority since the Academy Awards started in 1929.

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Media

Maladapts

I’ve had the world’s transphobia on my mind, though maybe It’s not the world and maybe it’s not exactly transphobia that I’m thinking about. When I say “the world,” I don’t really mean the entire earth and all things on it, which of course is far beyond what I’m thinking of here: the humans who operate from the perspective that there is a natural, normal kind of identity that trans people are perverting, that there are facts that trans people are failing to get, are perhaps hiding from. 111 more words

Musing

Mapping the TERF: Transphobia in Feminism

The Crown Prosecution Service describes transphobia as ‘fear or dislike directed towards trans people’. This can include insisting that trans people are “not real women” or “not real men”, that binary genders are the only valid kind, and deliberate misgendering or refusal to refer to a person using their preferred pronouns. 768 more words

University Of Glasgow

Title IX Protects Trans Students, No Matter What The Trump Administration Believes

The minute Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III was confirmed as U.S. attorney general, the Trump administration set its sights on rolling back civil rights gains of the last 40 years. 176 more words

Title IX

Deadly Blessing (1981)

Deadly Blessing has both Ernest Borgnine & Sharon Stone in it. How awesome is that?

Spoilers if you continue. 270 more words

Spiders

Shit that Pissed me Off - 2/23

Bad Headline Theater

Dear liberal friends.  We had a bad election.  We are going to have a bad run here and the conservatives are going to do a lot of stuff that makes us angry.   1,572 more words

Politics

Icarus: the Milo Yiannopoulos Story

“Look at him, a rhinestone in the rough.” — Dorothy Parker

For those blessed few who have managed to avoid the many different hairstyles of Breitbart’s Sassy Gay Friend, this analysis will be the time lapse demise of an internet superstar.

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Social Justice