Posts tagged "women of color"

The Hollywood Reporter Justifies All-White Actress Roundtable With 1200-Word Shrug

Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: Protecting Affirmative Action Is A Feminist Issue

Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin is an example of how white women are used as pawns in a war against people of color where both demographics lose…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 7, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are “painful anime bags”?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Comments Overshadow Oscar Speech

Patricia Arquette gave one of the best speeches at last night’s Oscars, calling for equal pay and equal rights for women and earning the enraptured applause of Meryl Streep. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 10:40 am

Women Of Color Ask To Be Included In Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Program

Women and girls of color are asking to be included in President Obama’s new program “My Brother’s Keeper,” which is aimed at young men of color. Over a 1,000…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm

The Soapbox: My American Dream — A Minimum Wage That Allows Everyone to Prosper

When I think of the American Dream, I don’t just see images of white picket fences and fathers kissing their children before they leave for work.

I see…

Carmen Berkley | May 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

True Story: A Photoshopping Site Stole My Selfie Off Instagram And Gave Me A “Makeover” [UPDATE]

UPDATE, 5:40p.m.: @photoshop_fantasy has issued an apology on their Instagram page, although it appears all the same images are still up :
Hello lovely followers! We want to apologize for…

Carrie Nelson | November 26, 2013 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: On #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen; Feminism Is Not Black And White

The Internet exploded in feminist calamity yesterday over the racist, sexist, patriarchal, abuse-laden behavior of Hugo Schwyzer, an allegedly a self-described* mentally ill (former) professor of women’s studies at Pasadena City…

Shanelle Matthews | August 13, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Kickstarter Campaign To Raise Money For “Miss Zee” Coloring Book Depicting Black Girls

Designer Miss Gee of Louisville, Kentucky, is trying to raise $5,000 via Kickstarter for a line of coloring books for young black girls. Also a mama, she wanted to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Analysis Released On Status Of Women Of Color In The U.S.

The Center For American Progress has released an analysis on the status of women of color in the United States, which had some disconcerting findings, such as that WOC…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Cool Video: “I’m Feminist Enough”

I really, really love this “I’m Feminist Enough” video in which a bunch of women finish the statement “I’m feminist enough to ….” It really shows all the contradictions inherent…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of The World

While Americans have been focused on Michelle Obama’s wardrobe choices and how she’s advancing the careers of younger designers, women in other countries are more concerned with how she’s boosting…

Catherine Strawn | April 28, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Vogue Italia’s “Black Issue” Doesn’t Address The Real Issue

I can’t remember the last time I picked up a lady mag and saw an African-American woman on the cover that wasn’t Halle Berry. The beauty and hair advice doled…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 19, 2008 - 6:00 pm