Over the past few weeks, I’ve watched with interest as the media unrolled its all-points coverage of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton—and then commenced its backlash when it turned out that women are actually paying attention to the whole thing.
“The truth is that the royal wedding is this year’s Superbowl of girl culture, the media has bended over backwards to cover the highly feminine event, and that tends to inspire a gut negative reaction in people. Why? Because feminine silliness is degraded in our culture, while masculine silliness is vaulted.”
You may not know just exactly who Heather Bright is, but chances are that you would’ve heard one of your favorite stars singing her songs. Bright has written for the likes of Justin Bieber, RedOne, Britney Spears, Usher, Akon, and even Michael Jackson, and in a new interview, she’s lifted…
“Do you think that your 16 year old daughter hasn’t masturbated already? Like, do you really think there’s anything in that scene that this chick hasn’t already tried when the lights go out at night, or in the bathroom, or in the tub, or with the shower head or something like that? I’m telling you, man, I’m not teaching this broad anything new. If I were to create a rating system, I wouldn’t even put murder right at the top of the chief offenses. I would put rape right at the top, and assault against women. Because it’s so insanely overused and insulting how much it’s overused in movies as a plot device, a woman in peril. That, to me, is offensive, yet that shit skates.”—
Kevin Smith (director) on the ridiculousness of movies about sex receiving NC-17 ratings while extremely violent movies get by with R ratings (via phillip-gallagher)
Alexandria Kraft says a teacher at Calvary Christian School confronted her after reading on her Facebook page that she’s dating another girl who is home-schooled. She says the teacher told her “that’s not accepted here,” adding, “Take your books and leave. You’re kicked out.”
Another inspiring tale of Christian love and tolerance.