Originally published on TourAbsurd.com: Have you heard the story of the Irish guy in Abu Dhabi who took his cab driver with him into a theme park? It’s been getting a lot of press. (You can find various versions of the story here, here, and here.) Yet, for all that it seems a “wonderful”… Continue Reading Do you even Ireland, bro?
You need to check yourself, Macklemore. Your privilege is showing. Continue Reading Macklemore’s joyous, upbeat anthem marred by sexism, racial stereotypes of women of colour
Had a bit of a back and forth with a former classmate and work colleague on Facebook about cultural appropriation. It’s one of the biggest issues I am struggling with on this journey of awareness, intersectionality, privilege, and equality. I’ve learned a lot over the last year, but there will always be room to grow. Continue Reading Allied Progress
I think sometimes artists don’t realise the power they hold. As the Geena Davis says, “If she can’t see it, she can’t be it.” Representation matters. Continue Reading Holding Your Breath: the Power of Artists and Diversity
Then I stopped. Wait – why a female developer? His answer: “It’s a beauty services company.” Continue Reading Seeking Female Software Developer
Calling out your gender bias, Jaden-style. Last week, 16-year-old Jaden Smith stepped out in Calabasas, California, wearing a little black dress over jean shorts, a netted top, leopard print socks and Nikes, reports Yahoo News. On Tuesday, the son of Jada Pinkett-Smith and Will Smith, and brother of Willow Smith, posted a photo of himself on the Gram, with the caption: “Went To… Continue Reading Jaden Smith Dons A Little Black Dress. Does That Make You Uncomfortable? Why?
Hope for humanity: cranked up about 10 notches. Continue Reading Redneck urges ‘white racial responsibility’ – and it’s brilliant
The original intention of the project is to make humanity available in digital format. Yet the digital served to pull me in and made the writers more human. Continue Reading Transcription: more fun than video games
How does the ‘digital’ reshape traditional research skills in the Humanities? Continue Reading Humanitas and Humanities in the Digital Age