Weekly Feminist Smorgasbord: An Anti-Racist Dating Book, NPR’s “Living Large” Series, & Brave Uses of Free Speech

So much feminist news to catch up on! Enjoy. My favorite story of the week: Fox News is apparently worse than no news at all. via GOOD magazine. The wonderful Samhita over at Feministing wrote an unconventional and feminist dating advice book. Racialicious applauds her deconstruction of exoticism, anti-interracial dating narratives, and the pressures on cis-gendered men. (There’s a long excerpt in the review, too.) … Continue reading Weekly Feminist Smorgasbord: An Anti-Racist Dating Book, NPR’s “Living Large” Series, & Brave Uses of Free Speech

In Canada: City’s anti-racism campaign fights ‘white privilege’

This article was originally posted by Richard Liebrecht of the Edmonton Sun. “A white person looking for an apartment to rent does not face similar challenges that an aboriginal person does,” said Coun. Amarjeet Sohi, explaining what is meant by the phrase white privilege. But Ryan Hastman, the federal Conservative candidate for the Edmonton-Strathcona, said he’s concerned because the campaign’s focus on white people is … Continue reading In Canada: City’s anti-racism campaign fights ‘white privilege’