We believe homophobia to be the exclusive territory of diehards, the people who wave signs that “God Hates Fags” or broadcast their revulsion through a microphone outside Old Navy on State Street. We label them as “crazy” and quickly look away.
Victoria Jackson's claim is that we don’t thank white people enough for their contributions to society. To rectify that, we should have a White History Month. Let's take a moment for a collective facepalm, shall we?
The Civil Rights movement has come to the AMC show 'Mad Men' in its fifth season. But writer Samantha Irby isn't sure any of this makes much of a different when all the main characters are white. To Irby, Mad Men "represents the loophole white men have created to dodge the political correctness of current racial and gender equality, and also happens to be a total turnoff to me as woman of color: the Period peace."