maason: I am so scared about the future
As pictured in my photo post below, it’s pretty obvious how Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke. It hyper focuses on the African Americans and other non-caucasian people who were displaced in the middle of Katrina. But I’m curious, what’s unseen and what bias are we witnessing in this documentary? Sure it’s obvious the lack of help that these people had, but Lee...
Oh, and his PowerPoint looks like it was made on...
I hate motivational speakers.
ACUI conference keynote leader and already we know he’s a young white straight male who thinks he’s unique because he likes Harry potter at 23, grew up with enough money to travel the world to party, assumes we assume we’re happy in our lives, talking to us about perspective… He totally opened up with a cookie cutter audience involvement hand raising activity.
LGBT in Cinema and Television
What is your understanding of the ways in which LGBT people have been represented in Hollywood cinema and Television? LGBT people have been represented in Hollywood, I think that statement in itself demands a world of conversations. As I’ve mentioned before in Cinema and Diversity writings, and as I’ll continue to bring up; I’m Gay (historically speaking). This is one thing...
Sometimes I’m worried I’m a misogynist because I hate how some women appropriate their own identity. Sometimes I loathe my own gender, but tend to attribute that to apathy or a situation of orientation. Kate Bornstein is showing me it’s alright to occupy a third space, in between misandry and misogyny, as a gender outlaw where I can review (and if I choose, disagree with) gender...
Response to Peggy McIntosh
I am a gay, white, male who has faced adversary and disadvantages in several instances, but generally speaking I cannot claim to be more disadvantaged than people who aren’t of my race. After reading this list, most of which applied to me, I felt embarrassed. Embarrassed that I hadn’t appreciated this privilege more or realized the gravity to which it applies to me. I can work in the...