An Open Letter to Racist Tweeters on Miss America

By: Sayantani DasGupta Dear Racist Tweeters of America, First and foremost, let me thank you on behalf of feminists of color everywhere, not to mention the producers of the Miss America competition, for making people sit up and take notice of a beauty contest that otherwise would…

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Why Everyone is Talking About Miley Cyrus Today

Did you watch the Video Music Awards last night? If so, did anything stand out to you? In the company of acts like Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, and Kanye West, none caused as much of a stir as Miley Cyrus, the Disney-star-turned-sexpot-turned…cultural commentator? That last descriptor might…

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