The Problem of Pocahontas — The Flying Red Robot (REBLOG)

Since the inception of cinema, portrayals of Native Americans/Indians has generally been TERRIBLE. Even today, it’s still apparently hard for Hollywood to get it right, with 2015’s Pan refusing to cast or even consider a Native Actress to portray Tiger Lily and casting lily-white Rooney Mara in her place, and 2013’s The Lone Ranger claiming … Continue reading The Problem of Pocahontas — The Flying Red Robot (REBLOG)

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[Video] Allyship Is Not About You: A YouTube Critique of Performative Allies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YViRmjXK3_s A video I finished a few days ago, just in time for Pride Month!

Answers for White Male Reactionaries….

Hello, all! Recently, The Amazing Atheist uploaded a compilation of himself and a few other atheist/skeptical YouTubers entitled: "Questions White Men have for SJWs!" ...it's about as nuanced and intellectually stimulating as it sounds. (Click the link to watch it, if you dare) Now, I actually tried to upload a video with an off-the-cuff response, but … Continue reading Answers for White Male Reactionaries….

REAL TALK: What Black People Really Think About Mental Health [VIDEO] — BlackDoctor

Reblogged from BlackDoctor.org. I will likely make a video specifically about this issue on my YouTube channel. I did mention my struggles with depression and anxiety in my ableism/pseudoscience video, and I feel I should talk specifically about the mental illness stigma as it exists in the black community, at least in the United States. … Continue reading REAL TALK: What Black People Really Think About Mental Health [VIDEO] — BlackDoctor

Thoughts on the YouTube Vegan Community, PETA, and “No Such Thing as Bad Press”…

Hello, all you beautiful beings! I was planning to make an upcoming video on this topic, but I've been thinking that it's too big a topic for that, so I'm going to write about it here. Namely, I wanted to address effective activism, and the question of whether or not it’s productive to have an “anything … Continue reading Thoughts on the YouTube Vegan Community, PETA, and “No Such Thing as Bad Press”…

Intersectionality Demands Moral Perfection?

Hello, all! A few days ago, I was perusing social media, when I came across a blog post talking about intersectionality and animal rights. Naturally, this piqued my curiosity, so I clicked the link and...was slightly disappointed. I'm not sure who the writer of this blog is, but they seem to misunderstand the actual purpose of intersectionality. … Continue reading Intersectionality Demands Moral Perfection?