nearnarnia
nearnarnia
nearnarnia
Apr 6 2017
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I’m not sure how helpful this would be to you (assuming you don’t already know about it, anyway), but I thought I’d pass this on to you: Read more

Nov 10 2015
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Yes, this is exactly what I thought. Issues cishet people have with trans people are often rooted in homophobia (eg. a cis man with a trans woman is actually gay), and mainstream prejudices about gender expression are often a very blurred mix of transphobia, homophobia and sexism..

Sep 15 2015
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For 1., my read is that she’s not saying Halle is dark - quite the opposite, she’s comparing herself to Halle. She’s claiming she (and Halle) are too light-skinned to be Nina but “it’s more complex” so it’s okay. Read more

Jul 21 2015
16

John Lennon. Beloved, has the most incredibly public image even beyond his singing, is pretty much the poster boy for world peace... abused women. Repeatedly. By his own admission.

Apr 22 2015
1

Very true. According to the article I quoted, only about 20% of girls in Jharkhand are enrolled in high school.

Apr 22 2015
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The Independant article says 40% of women are married by age 18 in the state of Jharkhand (where this girl lives), which is bad enough, but it actually seems too low to believe considering the overall rate in India is supposed to be 47% (If this is one of the worse states for this problem, it doesn’t make sense that Read more

Mar 30 2015
5

And if they were distinctive, they'd be able to get work without any of this 'diversity' stuff. The entertainment world is a meritocracy, and completely fair.

Mar 23 2015
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Well damn, I can't believe I missed that. Hell of a year though, I did see Bauhaus.

Mar 23 2015
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Well I was singing it in my head fifteen minutes ago and I'm pretty sure I was missing the occasional word, so I think I have to give it a "used to" lol. Read more

Mar 16 2015
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"Celebrity" can be hard to define. This list seems to be generally about just models and people involved in the entertainment industry. Also, the language in this article... leaves something to be desired. A lot of "born a x, became a y" type of wording. Read more

Mar 13 2015
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The article is a bit funny for the translations of "privileged white-man speak into plain old English", but that's pretty much where the humour stops for me. Seriously, wtf. Read more