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Photo of Andrea James and Calpernia Addams.
Trans Exclusionary Trans Activists?
April 27, 2014 • no comments • 876 views
LGBT, Media

This post was first published on Queereka. Yet again RuPaul’s questionable usage of transphobic slurs on his show has angered the online trans* community. Trans* public figures Calpernia Addams and Andrea James have not as much defended RuPaul as they have personally attacked one of the other trans* activists speaking out. I used to like Calpernia Addams, even […]

Proposition 88 L
March 22, 2013 • no comments • 512 views
Media, Short

The Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion released a proposition for a new anti-discrimination law today. The main inclusion that caught my eye (not that I read it all) was: Departementet har sendt på høring et forslag til likelydende bestemmelser om opplysningsplikt i alle diskrimineringslovene. Høringsforslaget betyr at arbeidsgivere får opplysningsplikt ved mistanke om […]

Film: Tangled (2010)
April 8, 2012 • 5 comments • 779 views
Media

IMDB Link: tt0398286 Category: Animation/Comedy/Family Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard Screenplay: Dan Fogelman Fairy Tale: Grimm brothers Voices: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi and Donna Murphy So I did it. I watched another Disney movie. I have to admit, I am no big fan of Disney. For a number of reasons. Some of my usual concerns were confirmed with this one too. […]

Film: Winter’s Bone (2010)
February 19, 2012 • 2 comments • 633 views
Media

Details: IMDB Link: tt1399683 Category: Drama Director/Writer: Debra Granik Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Garret Dillahunt   17 year old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) is left to take care of her sick mother and her little brother and sister while her father, a criminal, is missing. Her father has put the family’s little house up […]

Film: Gattaca (1997)
February 19, 2012 • no comments • 469 views
Media

Details: IMDB Link: tt0119177 Category: Sci-Fi Drama Director/Writer: Andrew Niccol Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman and Jude Law   In a not-so-distant future genetics is what determines your value to society. Discrimination of the genetically inferior is illegal, but in practice it’s everywhere. In this future our main character, Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), is born with […]

Pirates of the Interwebs
January 18, 2012 • no comments • 448 views
Media

I assume everyone has heard of the actions taken on the internet today as a reaction against the SOPA and PIPA acts, which is basically an attempt to censor the internet. You can read all about it all over the net, and probably already have, so I’m not going to dive into that. I rather […]

TV: Sherlock
January 9, 2012 • no comments • 371 views
Media

The modernized rendition of the old classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is back for a second season on BBC. The series is created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss who also write for Doctor Who. It runs in 90 minute episodes, had three episodes in season one, and is now back for another […]