Confessions of a White Feminist: The All-Lady Jury Was Right (and That Totally Sucks)

Thanks to social media I heard about Zimmerman's acquittal within minutes of it happening, and just a few minutes later, after sharing the news with a friend, I told him, "I'm not going to write about this." On one hand, I hadn't been following the trial closely enough to thoughtfully comment on the verdict alone. … Continue reading Confessions of a White Feminist: The All-Lady Jury Was Right (and That Totally Sucks)

“You’re Not a Rapist if it’s Not Rape”

“One has to learn to trust one’s own cognitive powers, to develop one’s own concepts, insights, modes of explanation, overarching theories, and to oppose the epistemic hegemony of conceptual frameworks designed in part to thwart and suppress the exploration of such matters; one has to think against the grain.” -Charles Mills, The Racial Contract According … Continue reading “You’re Not a Rapist if it’s Not Rape”