More "If Asians Said Stuff White People Say"

Because this "If Asians Said the Things White People Say" video is the story of my life, and I can't let it pass without comment because it's so awesome.  And I need to add some other things Asians could say to white people. This video was produced by BuzzFeed and has gone viral. Before we begin: ...more
hahahaha...this is great!more

Entertaining Empathy for Change

This post originally appeared on my blog, http://nopithyphrase.blogspot.com/2014/06/entertaining-empathy-for-change.html. Please feel free to pass along.I have a funny post pending for tomorrow. Today is something else I need to discuss. Today I am not funny. I read a lot of online news and such (it's slow at work right now), and the past few days I've been pretty disgusted.  ...more

A Spoonfull of Sugar Helps Reality Go Down

Did y’all know the Annenberg Public Policy Center found that people who watched Steven Colbert’s show, The Colbert Report, learned more campaign financing than people who watched “real” news?...more

My Son Went to War

My son went to war... and the weapon he carried was a camera....more

“Let’s empower our language too!”

Nuria Felipe Soria is a communications specialist for UN Women. She was a member of the Spanish delegation at the Beijing Conference, carrying out functions involving communications and liaison with civil society organizations. ...more

20 Years Later: How the Beijing World Conference on Women Changed My Life

Yiping Cai attended the NGO Forum of the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing as a young journalist and youth participant. Today at the age of 43, she lives in Beijing, China, and is an Executive Committee member of the international feminist network DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era) as well as a member of UN Women's Asia-Pacific Regional Civil Society Advisory Group. ...more

“Before Beijing, no one really talked about the differences between being a girl and being a woman”

Christina is a 17-year-old girl living in New York City who is about to graduate from high school. She has been a Girl Advocate for The Working Group on Girls NGO for the past three years and works on the Girls Participation Task Force and Steering Committee. ...more

I Am No One's Vending Machine: The Issue With Misogyny and Sex As 'Payment'

I wanted to share this amazing post about the Isla Vista shootings and the killer's manifesto because it's so well written, but one statement really stood out for me: ...more
Yeah it is pathetic for a man to think he's entitled to anything from women just because he did ...more

She gets a kick out of helping people

Every time she heard someone saying that she should be doing something else, Caroline Amasis Maher’s determination grew and she trained even harder. She ignored the naysayers and the cultural barriers by not only playing a male-dominated sport but also excelling in it. Recently she became the first Arab-African female to be inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame – the highest and most prestigious award in the sport. This meteoric rise to the top makes her extremely proud. In 2011, Caroline was ranked 11th on the World Taekwondo Federation’s World Athlete Ranking. ...more

Dr Bernice A. King

The daughter of a Civil Right Icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Dr. Bernice A. King. http://issuu.com/informmag/docs/inform_may_2014...more