Chris Rock Has an Intersectional Critique of Jennifer Lawrence’s Feminism

Who doesn’t love Jennifer Lawrence? She’s the modern-day Joan of Arc who calls out Hollywood and its sexist pay structures while still headlining some of the biggest films of the year. Well, Chris Rock, like many people of color doesn’t believe Lawrence is the great light for equality. Rather, he suggests that her focus on pay differences for women misses how race also plays a factor.

Brittney Griner Covers ESPN Magazine; Talks Coming Out, Bullying, and Sexual Identity

Brittney Griner, the 6’8 Phoenix Mercury rookie and the new face of the WNBA, graces the cover of ESPN: The Magazine’s Taboo issue, which will be on newstands in a few days.

In the cover story, Griner talks about coming out, the bullying she experienced, her experience living in a “glass closet” while attending college, and sexual identity:

President Obama Criticized for Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking’ Attorney General

President Obama is facing criticism for calling California Attorney General Kamala Harris “by far, the best-looking attorney general.”

Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser, Obama called Harris “brilliant,” “dedicated” and “tough.” He then added, “She also happens to be, by far, the best-looking attorney general.”

Many are calling his comments sexist, and inappropriate considering the hurdles women face in being recognized for their talents and accomplishments.

REPORT: Black Gay Youth Face Unique Challenges Coming Out To Families

Black gay youth face a unique set of challenges in coming out to family and friends, according to a recent study.

The report – authored by Michael C. LaSala, director of the Master of Social Work program at Rutgers University School of Social Work – asserts that these young men face rigid and exaggerated conceptions of masculinity, making it more difficult for them to find acceptance or accept themselves.

Furthermore, black gay men face a myriad of intersecting oppressions (i.e. racism, homophobia, sexism), and elicit a particular kind of disdain and worry from within their communities and families.

6 Year-Old Stars In Sexually-Explicit “Booty Pop” Music Video

The internet is still up in arms about the debut music video from 6 year-old rapper Albert Roundtree Jr.

The video, entitled “Booty Pop,” features little Albert rapping pool side, while scantily clad women “booty pop” all around him. At one point he even sprays one of them down with a water gun.

Although his parents actually paid for the video, and the director is claiming that the whole thing is meant to be “satire,” it’s still hard to see how there could be any justification for featuring a child in a music video like “Booty Pop.”