"Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. immigration issues."
- I am OTHER
The Untold Story of Latinos in America “We are all Americans of the New World, and our most dangerous enemies are not each other, but the great wall of ignorance between us.”
Juan González, Harvest of Empire
"Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. ...
Friday, May 9, 2014
The Reasons Why So Many Female Celebrities Avoid the F-word, and Why We Should Care
TIME: You've talked before about being conscious of the kind of messages that you're sending to young female fans when you’re taking on roles. Do you consider yourself a feminist?
Woodley: No, because I love men, and I think the idea of “raise women to power, take the men away from power” is never going to work because you need balance.
Katy Perry: “I am not a feminist, but I do believe in the strength of women.”
Taylor Swift: “I don't really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I […] think if you work as hard as guys, you can go far in life.”
“***Flawless” explicitly uses a sample of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’sTED talk on feminism that lays out the most straightforward definition of the term:
|Debate abounds about whether Beyonce is a "true" feminist. Either way she is considered one of the most successful pop icons of our time, and she recently penned an essay on the oft-mentioned wage gap and gender equality that can be downloaded here.|
|In her latest interview with TIME and further demonstration of her underdeveloped ideas regarding feminism, Woodley praised this summer's The Other Woman for its supposed celebration of sisterhood, but failed to recognize the inherently shallow, sexist cliches therein.|