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Girl Meets World Season 3 Episode 9

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Based on ABC’s hugely popular 1993-2000 sitcom, this comedy, set in New York City, tells the wonderfully funny, heartfelt stories that “Boy Meets World” is renowned for – only this time from a tween girl’s perspective – as the curious and bright 7th grader Riley Matthews and her quick-witted friend Maya Fox embark on an unforgettable middle school experience. But their plans for a carefree year will be adjusted slightly under the watchful eyes of Riley’s parents – dad Cory, who’s also a faculty member (and their new History teacher), and mom Topanga, who owns a trendy afterschool hangout that specializes in pudding.

One hour in and nothing but completely positive and supportive comments/notes so far, awesome. The positive reactions are not a huge surprise given my social circles and the time and effort spent having conversations leading up to this, but I am so very pleased. I feel deeply privileged to be surrounded by so much love, and to have the opportunity to make this move on my own time and terms. This is how coming out should be for everyone. Two decades ago when I was first discovering this part of me, the thought of sharing it with anyone mortified me, and even a decade ago when I first really embraced that trans was who I am I still couldn’t have pictured where I would be now, we’ve come a long way, I’ve come a long way. Small steps, big steps, all steps forward.

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Black officers are calling on a St. Louis reporter to resign after making an offensive joke about Mike Brown on social media. 

Lezley McSpadden, the mother of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, took the stage at the DNC this week. However, a St. Louis city officer and a Fox 2 News reporter reportedly took issue with her appearance.

According to the St. Louis American, Lt. Jerry Foster, the city officer, wrote an offensive post on Facebook on Friday. “Why not let them speak. It is the Democratic Criminal Party. How fitting,”

Bobby Hughes, a reporter at Fox 2 News, replied to Foster’s post with an equally twisted comment. “She’s going to talk about the new lead diet she’s endorsed,” Hughes wrote, according to the St. Louis American, referencing Brown’s shooting death. “Five servings and you can lose 200 lbs in two years easily.”

The inflammatory comments were met with much criticism. The Ethical Society of Police, a black police organization that seeks to alleviate the racial and ethical challenges that exist within the St. Louis police department, has been vocal about the situation — calling for Hughes’ resignation. Hughes in response has done the bare minimum to make up for it.

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On The Great Wall: We have to stop perpetuating the racist myth that [only a] white man can save the world. It’s not based on actual fact. Our heroes don’t look like Matt Damon. They look like Malala. [Gandhi]. Mandela. Your big sister when she stood up for you to those bullies that one time. [M]oney is the lamest excuse in the history of being human. So is blaming the Chinese investors. (POC’s choices can be based on unconscious bias, too.) Remember it’s not about blaming individuals, which will only lead to soothing their lame “b-but I had good intentions! but…money!” micro-aggressive excuses. Rather, it’s about pointing out the repeatedly implied racist notion that white people are superior to POC and that POC need salvation from our own color via white strength. When you consistently make movies like this, you ARE saying that. YOU ARE. Yes, YOU ARE. YES YOU ARE. Yes dude, you fucking ARE. Whether you intend to or not. We don’t need salvation. We like our color and our culture and our own strengths and our own stories. (If we don’t, we should.) We don’t need you to save us from anything. And we’re rrrreally starting to get sick of you telling us, explicitly or implicitly, that we do. Think only a huge movie star can sell a movie? That that has NEVER been a total guarantee. Why not TRY to be better? If white actors are forgiven for having a box office failure once in a while, why can’t a POC sometimes have one? And how COOL would it be if you were the movie that took the “risk” to make a POC as your hero, and you sold the shit out of it?! The whole community would be celebrating!! If nothing else, you’d get some mad respect (which is WAY more valuable than money.) So MAKE that choice. I know that overcoming your own bias and doing something differently takes balls… Well don’t you WANT balls? Look. I know there are lotsa POC who honestly don’t care. Who think I’M being crazy. Well excuse me for caring about the images that little girls see, and what that implies to them about their limitations or possibilities. If you know a kid, you should care too. Because we WERE those kids. Why do you think it was so nice to see a nerdy white kid have a girl fall in love with him? Because you WERE that nerdy white kid who felt unloved. And seeing pictures of it in Hollywood’s stories made it feel possible. That’s why it moved you, and that’s why it was a great story Hollywood is supposed to be about making great stories. So make them.
—  Constance Wu: Can we all at least agree that hero-bias & “but it’s really hard to finance” are no longer excuses for racism? TRY. [x]