To succeed in news casting, women must have fuckability—according to newsman John Westacott. This sexist boss also told his news team that “Sheilas do health and consumer stories. You want your blokes, your main guns, doing the real news stories.“ For those of us opposed to sexism, 2008 was a difficult year. In addition to . . .
We witnessed a tragedy this month. Don Imus called the Rutgers University women’s basketball team “nappy-headed hos”. Al Sharpton, and others, said he was racist, got upset, and demanded he be fired. Imus apologized, a lot, and went on Sharpton’s radio show to apologize – again. Imus was suspended. People were still angry. Imus was . . .