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13 September 2012 @ 02:43 pm
WTF, Sociological Images?!  
When I saw the article titled "Gender, Power, and Chris Brown's Battered Woman Tattoo" and that the writer was Amanda Marcotte (of It's A Jungle Out There fame), I knew bullshit was coming up.

Let me make it clear: I am a passionate not-fan of Chris Brown. He is recklessly and unapologetically sexist - a privileged, ignorant asshole. But I am also a passionate non-fan of Amanda Marcotte, who is still stupidly influential. Marcotte's a renowned white feminist giving other white feminists a bad name. Her responses to folks' feedback in the comments section are fucking arrogant and shamelessly racist. I bitterly do not understand why Amanda Marcotte is still being held up as an example of Awesome Feminism. I'm so disappointed in Lisa Wade.


Update: I shouldn't be surprised, but I'm being accused of being a reverse racist now. HEADDESK.
 
 
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Booskaboo, BB <3<3<3!!!: seoul rage against the machinefig_aruna on September 14th, 2012 02:23 am (UTC)
I don't teach in at a community center in a supplementary ed program, so there hasn't been much change for me practically speaking since the kids are still coming to class. But politically speaking -- FUCK YEAH!