Did you know that after they switched to blind auditions, major symphony orchestras hired women between 30% to 55% more? Before bringing in “blind auditions” with a screen to conceal the the candidate, women in the top 5 major orchestras made up less than 5% of the musicians performing.
ablackwomansurvivingrape:the-movemnt:When Pretoria Girls High School in Pretoria, South Africa, put restrictions on how women could wear their hair, they probably didn’t expect this response. But the students are not taking these covert racial tactics lightly.
“One could argue that yes, this happens to many women regardless of gender. But the layering of race is too critical to ignore here as just a minor component. Jones’s […]
nerdisma: I just look at women sometimes and I just want to ask them, “Do you know how fabulous you are?”
prokopetz:transgenderer:ursaeinsilviscacant:ozsploitation:Why is having to show your ID to vote a huge controversial thing in the United States? It’s how you get to vote in Australia (I think? I wasn’t here for the election I voted via postal ballot) you show your ID, they find your address and they mark you off. Why is that such a big deal? I don’t understand. Can someone please explain it to me without being ‘MUH FREEDOM’ ‘MUH PRIVACY’ ect ect can you give me a real reason?
profeminist:Salon: What I’ve found remarkable about Larry Wilmore, just as a viewer – and I don’t mean just with “The Nightly Show,” I’m also referring his work on “Black-ish” and especially with Issa Rae – is that I have not seen a producer promote women of color as prominently as he has.
The fact that there are still so many delusional fucknuggets in my inbox about this is astounding. Look, the entire point about my post was that you need to understand that women are not available to you just because they exist. They are at work, they are in an industry that basically requires them to be nice to you. To assume that they are into you because they’re are fulfilling their job description does a disservice to them and to you. More so to them.