This is very true, but it’s important to remember that if a woman is feminine, graceful, shaves, diets, wears make up, or does any of these things in the list, it doesn’t make her a slave to patriarchy or any less of a feminist than you.
of course Jennifer cannot control if she wins or not but Jennifer is a recipient of white privilege and benefits from that privilege so much so that she can give a sub par performance in a sub par movie and be wrongfully recognized as this great talent which she is not.
she’s a serviceable actress but there is no way in hell she should be a two-time golden globe winner and an academy award winning actress.
Lupita gave one of the best on screen performances i’ve ever seen and i’ve watched a lot of movies and this girl has only just begun acting.
She was robbed tonight. Pure and simple. And instead of focusing on poor Jennifer being blamed from something she can’t control we should be focusing on poor Lupita who can be damn near flawless in a movie and yet is not deemed good enough to be awarded for her efforts because of a system that is set up for her and others like her to fail.
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to Oxfam and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.
“A woman should have every honorable motive to exertion which is enjoyed by man, to the full extent of her capacities and endowments. The case is too plain for argument. Nature has given woman the same powers, and subjected her to the same earth, breathes the same air, subsists on the same food, physical, moral, mental and spiritual. She has, therefore, an equal right with man, in all efforts to obtain and maintain a perfect existence.” - Frederick Douglass’ Paper, June 10, 1853.
The government shut down is so annoying because like
THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT IS LAW.
IT IS ALREADY LAW.
It was passed by Congress.
It was upheld by the Supreme Court.
IT IS LAW.
So like this desperate attempt by the Republicans to bypass democratic processes in order to stop the ACA by defunding it is disgusting and I hope that this backfires gloriously and the Republicans loose the House next year.