I'm reposting a comment I made on Erin's article on jock culture. I'm interested to know what others' experiences have been and whether this is as common as I think it is.
This Ebony article on Dave Chappelle walking out of a CT show is pretty great. As a side note, it's still impressive how Dave can maintain his cool and still be hilarious and insightful while telling an audience why they're terrible, right before walking out.
Maybe you read Callie's article, Is It Disingenuous to Write a Gay Anthem if You're Straight? You should. Callie points out the potentially problematic nature of outsiders being framed as champions of a cause. I think it's definitely a worthwhile subject and, more importantly, worth an extended discussion.
Some follow-up thoughts and questions inspired by NinjaCate’s wonderful post. It started out as a comment, but ended up WAY, WAY too long. There are so many layers to these conversations that it takes an eternity to process, or, if you’re like me, you just end up constantly processing. So rather than continue…