In the first segment of this week’s episode we talk about the #MyNameIsnt campaign, spun from the Netflix Original Series “She’s Gotta Have It”, the “best ethnic” category at the Oscars for Gay Porn as well as the documentary film “Black in Tokyo” that tells the stories of a handful of Black men living in Japan. In our second segment we discuss the culprits of complicity as dictionary.com announces its word of the year. And we end with the things that we’re looking forward to. Listen in!
In this week’s episode we look at Zinzi Clemmon’s statement on quitting her job at Lena Dunham’s online publication, Lenny Letter, as well as Beyoncé’s rise to the top spot of women in music according to the Forbes pay scale. In our second segment we discuss the backlash against Gabby Douglas after her misguided response to her teammate’s, Aly Raisman, tweet and statement on victim blaming. And we end with the things we’re excited about and looking forward to. Listen in!
In this week’s episode, we discuss Eve’s criticism of Nicki Minaj’s Paper Magazine cover with the help of Cardi B’s definition of feminism, Joseline Hernandez’ Cardi B dis track as well as Grazia UK’s editing of black hair for their cover. In our second segment we talk the problematic type of diversity and inclusion practiced by the Gay Times and Alexandra Shulman. And we end with the things we’re looking forward to. Tune in!
In this week’s podcast we talk the historic December 2017 issue of British Vogue, which is the first under their new editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, as well as Lena Waithe gracing the cover of OUT magazine for their OUT 100 list. In our second segment we discuss all the firsts won in this week’s US elections. And we end with the things we’re excited about.
In this week’s episode we talk Justin Timberlake being announced as the lead performer for the next Superbowl Halftime Show and Hazel-E’s homophobic and colorist rant that left her without job. In the second segment Denise is in conversation with Mikael Owunna, the photographer behind the Limit(less) Documentary Project. And we end with the things making us happy.
In this week’s episode we discuss Tarana Burke, Alyssa Milano and the movement behind #metoo. In our second segment we talk the race of Blackness, Wacka Flocka’s decision to disown his Blackness and the present-day situation that, to a certain extent, allows for many different iterations of Blackness. We end with the things that we’re excited about. Tune in!
Denise had the wonderful opportunity to talk to Amandla and Olave of We Reclaim Our Pride in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. They staged an intervention to protest the pinkwashing and corporatization of Gay Pride events in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and had to confront the right-wing “Gayservatives” (gay conservatives also known as the “GayKK”) in Rotterdam. They speak about the intersection of Queerness, Blackness, and Xenophobia in the Netherlands – a hidden truth that counters the Dutch narrative of tolerance.
In this week’s episode we highlight some of the amazing talks that we heard at the 2nd Annual Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe one-day symposium that took place on October 7th 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In the second segment Denise is in conversation with activists leading the We Reclaim Our Pride movement in the Netherlands. And as always we end with the things making us happy. Tune in!
In this week’s episode we delve into the online discussions and criticisms of the most recent episode of Insecure, “Hella Blows”, and we touch on just a few of the interesting moments at this year’s VMAs. In our second segment we challenge the supposed historic fight in discussing one fighter’s public display of white supremacy and the other’s history of intimate partner violence. And we end with the things that we’re excited about. Listen in!
In this week’s podcast we gush over the 2017 awards presentation of Black Girls Rock! and the acceptance speeches of some of our favorite people from Issa Rae and Solange to Rep. Maxine Waters. In the second segment CC sits down to talk to Black queer artist and activist Imani Robinson. And as always we end with the things we’re excited about. Tune in!