It's International Blog Against Racism Week and sainfoin_fields
made a post about mainstream feminism and its exclusion of women of color
and their concerns! Which, as is the way of pdls, dovetailed quite nicely with something I have been thinking about a lot recently, but only talking about in scattered comments and in IM. So, in honor of IBARW, I have a few (more) things to say about Nyota Uhura.( ...doesn"t mean that i can do whatever i pleaseCollapse )ETA:
Okay, I didn't want to have to do this because I am truly just so overwhelmed by and appreciative of how this appears to have resonated with people, but I have to give up the ghost on replying to every comment! We are at nearly 400 comments at this point and still rolling along, so don't think that I do not cherish and love and eyeheart at your comment if I do not directly reply to it. BELIEVE ME I DO.
And to answer the two most common questions:
Yes, you can link this to your heart's content whereever you want.
Yes, you can friend me. You never have to ask! I welcome all new friends. <3