The Tumblr was created yesterday by Kate Stayman-London, a fan of the game who is making a point about the lack of women in comedy. On the Tumblr, Stayman-London explains her thinking: "Cards Against Humanity is awesome. Know what’s less awesome? A lack of ladies and lady-centric jokes in the comedy world, CAH included."
A photo from the San Francisco event marking the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers in 2010. (credit:Steve Rhodes, via Creative Commons)
Last month, I dropped my daughter off with my mother and went into San Francisco to be a part of the tenth annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.
On the train on the way over, I spent some time on Twitter. That morning, news about R. Kelly was blowing up my feed. Finally, it seems like music fans are actually talking about the outrageousness of his new album Black Panties, whose cover and promo campaign include images that are practically bragging about his appetite for black teenage girls.
• The Obama administration finally agrees that zero-tolerance policies in schools have lead to an absurd number of arrests and expulsions of minority students for nonviolent offenses. At long last, law enforcement should be a "last resort" for discipline in schools, the administration's new guidelines say. [New York Times]
Last night, Saturday Night Live announced they have hired Sasheer Zamata as a mid-season addition to the cast, responding to months of controversy over the show’s lack of black female performers. The news suggests that the series might finally be taking public criticism of its homogeneous casting decisions seriously—and puts enormous pressure on Zamata to be a great performer.