Category Archives for Race
I ran across one of these ads for in a window display the other day and almost walked into a telephone pole in shock. I’m pretty sure that they’ve covered every single racialized sexual stereotype you could ever think of, … Continue reading
What would you do to sell lingerie? Make incredibly racist, homophobic, sexist ads? Thought so. Or at least, that’s what the Brazilian underwear brand Duloren has been doing. With their ad campaign captioned “You can’t imagine what a Duloren is … Continue reading
This is a Brazilian beer ad put out by a brand called Devassa, a word–though widely associated with the brand– that translates into something like “slut,” represented by the pin-up girl that serves as the company’s logo. Now, this particular … Continue reading
Such a great video giving a voice and a face to a tragedy.
Happy Indigenous People’s Day! (a day late). Otherwise known as Columbus Day. Quickly, in the middle of your festivities, I thought I might share a bit of information about this day with … Continue reading
So about a week or so ago, I took a quick but wonderful bus trip down to São Paulo to visit a good friend of mine. Damaris is a fellow blogger and took me on lots of fun adventures around … Continue reading
So I watched the movie The Help last week. I have to admit that I didn’t really watch it with a critical eye, I was cooking and kind of distracted. But afterwards, the film left me thinking. Was that it? … Continue reading