Now what: on the Orlando shooting and privilege

The first thing my husband said to me Sunday morning was, “Have you seen the news?” The look on his face told me it would be bad. Because my job requires me to have a near-constant connection to social media, I usually allow myself to unplug on Sundays. It’s my feeble attempt at work/life balance…

If you call a 9-year-old a cunt…

As mainstream America slowly forgets that the Oscars even happened on Sunday, that space on the internet where feminism and race intersect is broiling. In case you missed it, nine-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis was called a cunt in a joke tweeted by The Onion (since deleted and apologized for) during the Oscars. As a feminist, as…