Thoughts on Arrow fandom and racism in ‘shipping. For the record, I don’t usually ship … but I would totally ship Delicity.
This week’s Steubenville is Marryville, Missouri, where a 14-year-old rape survivor’s house has been “mysteriously” burned down in a community which can’t abide any criticism of its sports heroes.
The Wasp takes on the privilege involved in moderating “personal attacks” in comments:
But even when the policy is adhered to carefully and with consistency, in any given conversation where inequality comes into play, the privileged are still able to attack personally, to cut to the bone without even trying, but privilege combined with the “no personal attacks” policy shields them from retribution in kind.
H/T Hoyden About Town.
Renee at latinamericavisualized questions why we would critique the colonial awfulness of Columbus Day … but “solve” it by venerating another imperialist white dude. (The answer is – shock – that we still view history as being about Things White Dudes Did.)
A researcher looking into the history of modern management practices has rediscovered The Messy Link Between Slave Owners and Modern Management.
Burnt Out Teacher asks why our Minister of Women’s Affairs doesn’t seem to give a fuck about violence against women. [TW for sexual assault, harassment]
Let’s consider The Radical Notion that Children are People, shall we?
This week’s brain cleanser: Destiny’s Child GIFs. With Destiny’s Child Mini-Mes!