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Entries in gender issues (39)

Wednesday
Mar062013

RHOA's Porsha Stewart Is Perfect and I Love Her (But Let Me Explain)

Porsha Stewart reacts to gifts at her fairy tale wedding.Normally, I don't have much in ways of interest for Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta. It's a silly, fun show full of cringe-inducing people and a few glamour-pusses flouncing around and twirling. But this season has piqued my interest, but for one reason and one reason alone -- granddaughter of a civil rights activist and wife of former pro-football star Kordell Stewart -- loveable ditz Porsha Stewart.

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Talking Women, Gun Debate on NPR's Tell Me More

Last week, I went on NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin for the Beauty Shop segment where we discussed women and the gun control debate. All of us shared personal stories about how the gun issue isn't about gender, but some of the reasons why a woman may (or may not) own a gun has a lot to say about our society.

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Friday
Jan182013

Clutch Magazine: Black & White Gender Traps In Rap Fandom

In my latest post for Clutch Magazine Online, I take on a recent article on Vice Magazine's site about men being "initimidated" by girls who like rap. At first I didn't get what the article is referring to, until I realized it was about white men trying to dismiss white women who like rap because white ladies can't possibly know what Chief Keef is talking about, but somehow they do and they need to protect the integrity of 2Chainz from white women and their cooties. Which is a whole other ball of "Wait? What? Why?"

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