Hello! Here’s the latest round of Daily Links, to get your morning started…
It seems like any time a famous woman’s nude photo is willingly posted to the web, like Kim Kardashian’s nude selfies were earlier this week, there’s a massive uproar on all sides (even from people who deem themselves feminists). Kim’s response to her critics brought up some great points about people’s obsession with her body and her sex life, and a reiteration that she has the right to be empowered by her body.
I highly recommend this short interview with El Salvadorian transgender activist Karla Avelar on activism, identity, and human rights.
Although colorism plays a major role in the criticism of Zoe Saldana being cast as Nina Simone for the upcoming biopic Nina, this article offers a deeper analysis of why having Zoe play Nina is a problem. ♦