She doesn’t look like herself.
She is a public figure and she did something, maybe not surgery, to radically change the look of her eyes before hitting a public venue where she would be heavily photographed. We’re not supposed to comment on the difference or ponder the why and how? I found it fascinating that she could make such a huge difference… Read more
From my experience “bringing the community together to address race” means hosting an awkward diversity training session where black attendees do unpaid emotional labor “educating” everyone on their experiences, while white attendees take a frustratingly long time to grasp the basic concepts of racism. And then they… Read more
Trying to justify it by saying these are “industry-standard established ranges based on experience” is especially fucked-up, given the strength of their resumes. He had one movie screenwriting credit and one “story by” credit prior to Crazy Rich Asians. She’d been writing for television for two decades. It’s a flimsy… Read more
I used to be the same, with the “You’re gay, who cares?” I thought this was the enlightened approach. But that shit is the same as people who say they don’t see color. I don’t care, because my privilege allows me to not care if Lil Nas X is gay. But that’s a part of his identity and if he wants/needs to express it,… Read more
Yeah. I'm glad she got this woman out of prison, but everything she's done seems to be so directly tied to personal promotion (not to mention basically ignoring structural problems in favor of individual, camera-ready cases).
I really think this is why Jameela Jamil is so spot on with her “double agents of the patriarchy” description of the Kardashian/Jenner clan. Even at Kim’s absolute best- i.e. working to free AMJ, there’s the pernicious double action of getting her to shill for her brand- which, however empowering an individual finds… Read more