This time they’re parading through the streets of Dearborn with rifles to to protest “Muslim colonization” on Saturday October 10th. »
So a couple of weeks back I asked you guys for advice about a YA panel I was moderating with two authors about discrimination and racism in YA literature, and you guys came through like only brilliant people can. »
ETA: Thanks so much for the suggestions and help guys! I really appreciate everything. To clarify: this event was just sort of dropped on me and I'm doing the best I can with what I've got, but I don't have much power in this situation and I want to make sure that we can have an intelligent, respectful discussion and… »
Last week, a batshit racist trashbag in line at IHOP began screaming at a Latina mom minding her own business to “speak English!,” when said mom was simply having a conversation with her son, Carlos Vasquez. Latina mom straight up speaks English and, triumphantly, yelled back, “Shut up! You’re stupid!” »
Last week, arts organization BRIC announced a June 26 screening of the seminal 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning as part of its Celebrate Brooklyn! program. Invited to help present the screening was the movie’s director, Jennie Livingston, musician/artist JD Samson, who was to perform a DJ set, and exactly zero queer… »
This happened last Saturday. I meant to post it to GT then, but ... busy.
Little bit of background: I work at grill/brewery in one of the big yuppie/hipster neighborhoods in Chicago. We host weddings and events on our second floor because we have a nice second bar, empty space up there that we otherwise wouldn't use.… »
So, I engaged in a debate, against my better judgement with this kid I went to university with. This is a guy with a master's in political science. He has almost the same education as I do (mine is a bit longer-running but you get the idea). Anyhow, he posts this article about how women are oppressing men from… »