The people that come to cape for this muthafucker are tripping over themselves to do it again!
Advisors have a lot of power over their advisees. They can make your life miserable, torpedo your career early on. I know mine, while mostly well-intentioned, made me suffer greatly due to her untreated psychiatric problems. The power imbalance in this relationship cannot be stressed enough.
The goal should definelty be that trans models are able to just show up to castings and be judged as individuals, not collected as tokens- but that puts a lot of pressure on the individual model, and the sentiment isn’t helpful unless there are explicit steps to address this. Just saying that the doors are open is not… Read more
If Lena Dunham posted this itd be antidiversity, but since it is Rihanna, it’s about organic intersection. Is that the difference? Funny how buzz words can be used to reinforce our preconceived biases. Corporations will NEVER make choices “organically” as they are always targeting specific audiences to sell product.… Read more
Agree to disagree on this one. Were it a huge difference, it wouldn’t be so easy for the trolls to rework this one. I think it’s a very blurry line, blurry enough that you have to pay attention to who’s explaining their decision to have not hired any (fill in the blank) to make sure they are being truly “organically… Read more
Isn’t this the kind of excuse a lot of Euro-centric companies used to not cast/hire people of color, though? It sounds good on the surface, dig below that and it becomes super-problematic. You want to see how problematic it is? Look at all the anti-diversity folks glomming on to this post, some right here in the… Read more
I disagree. Isn’t it better to have representation as long as the representation is ethical? If you hire a transwoman you’re going to be accused of tokenism anyway, and if you don’t have a call specifically for transwomen then the transwomen are less likely to be hired, even by Rihanna.
Isn’t it good to hire a… Read more
He was trying to praise the victim, basically say that he did an outstanding job and allowed the police to catch these guys. Maybe he didn’t word it in a way that pleased you but it’s obvious he was trying to compliment the victim for keeping his/her composure and getting the license plate recorded rather than say,… Read more