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The Humanity & reality behind #StrugglePlates

Nov 28, 2013 @ 9:39 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

It is the day after Thanksgiving or Genocidal Day . If you are fortunate enough, you may have some scrumptious leftovers that you will be feasting on for the next couple of days. On a major holiday like Thanksgiving FB, Twitter, & Instagram is swarming … read more →

All critique of Miley isn’t hatred rooted in slut-shaming

Oct 05, 2013 @ 11:46 am | By TheFeministGriote | 9 Discussions

Yesterday I was called “whorephobic” anti-sex workers and accused of asserting a privileged view point becase I tweeted the following,  ”Sinead gave Miley some sound advice.” Not sure which or what privileged stand point I was espousing, but that is Twitter for you, people hurl … read more →

The Curious Case of Antoine Dodson

Sep 18, 2013 @ 5:24 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

I just became the happiest man alive!! My beautiful Queen and I are having a baby!!

— Kevin Antoine Dodson (@antoinedodson24) September 18, 2013

 

One of our favorite internet sensations Antoine Dodson who became famous for protecting his sister from a near sexual assault, has announced that … read more →

Rachel Jeantel & respectability politics

Jul 01, 2013 @ 10:40 am | By TheFeministGriote | 11 Discussions

“what i learned from the internet today is that if you’re a Black person who is on the phone, while walking home, minding your own DAMN  business & you’re about to be gunned down by a racist, please make sure you’re on the phone with … read more →

Allow me to reintroduce myself my name is FEMINISM.

Mar 04, 2013 @ 8:59 am | By TheFeministGriote | 2 Discussions

“My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit!”-Flavia Dzodan

There has been lots of murmuring among some feminists and those outside of feminism trying to redefine and reconfigure feminism. I and many other feminists felt no need to engage in … read more →

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Cory Booker & his appropriation of the poor

Nov 26, 2012 @ 1:19 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

America has a new Mayor. This title was once held by Rudy Guiliani, but he has been eclipsed by Newark’s Mayor Cory Booker. Booker is by far everyone’s favorite do-gooder, statesman, and superhero. He has been called Superman, and quite frankly that title isn’t the … read more →

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Democracy & dissent two peas in a pod.

Nov 12, 2012 @ 11:33 am | By TheFeministGriote | Discuss This

It’s the day after Veteran’s Day. The day America sets aside to thank the men and women who give their lives, mental fortitude, and their limbs to ensure that we as Americans are not only physically safe, but we are safe to rage against the … read more →

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The price of free

Sep 18, 2012 @ 8:56 am | By TheFeministGriote | 1 Discussion

Since having arrived in the knee deep section of the election, all we’ve been hearing about is this amorphous concept called “American Exceptionalism,” which I recently wrote about. You have the Democrats accusing the GOP of betting against America, and then you have the GOP stating … read more →

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The Art of Cheating: The New American Exceptionalism

Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:10 am | By TheFeministGriote | 8 Discussions

American exceptionalism is a political phrase that gets interjected into political talk all the time. American exceptionalism is the ideology that America is a place that was built on  liberty, equality, and democracy. America essentially is the promise land. American exceptionalism states that because America … read more →

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How to be a good queer & trans ally

Jun 15, 2012 @ 9:21 am | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

June is officially LGBTQ month b/k/a pride month. As a feminist and queer advocate this month is important to me. I dedicate much space on my blog pointing out the egregious acts of hate and the issues that plague members of the LGBTQ community. In … read more →

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