Mash-Up Round-Up: Gay Boy Scouts!
Mash-Ups In The News:
“I truly fear that any other alternative will be the end of us as a national movement,” says Robert Gates, President of the Boy Scouts. Yes, we agree.
via LA Times
After witnessing a terrible accident, a Sikh-Kiwi man tore off his turban to use for supporting a wounded girl. Of course he did this, he said, because religion is about valuing humanity.
via New Zealand Herald
Univision, the premiere media company for Latinos, has acquired The Root, a popular site for news and culture oriented to the Black community. Mashing it up!
An Italian fellow has collected Do Not Disturb signs from hotels across the world and they are pretty fascinating.
via Studio 360
He’s Latino! He speaks Spanish with the help at events! Also, he’s Cuban…
via OC Weekly
Please check out these beautiful and heartbreaking photos of the women in China whose feet were bound.
Honestly, do we have to say anything here? A gay, Black Imam? And he’s preaching about how the Koran says nothing about homosexuality being a sin.
via Daily Beast
Women don’t have the experience! We never thought about diversity! Lots of circular logic make it so that only 5% of film directors for top studio-produced films are women.
via Washington Post
It’s hard not to say WE TOLD YOU SO. We love seeing ourselves on TV and we promise that the more of us you show/hire/have direct, the more we will watch!
The third installment of our Hollywood series this week: Jordan on playing a comic book character that was written as blonde haired and blue eyed, when he’s, well, not.
via Entertainment Weekly
You must see the extraordinary and intricate braids these women have created.
via Daily Mail
An experiment in culture and race education at a fancy private school in New York. We feel torn about this one. Thoughts?
via NY Mag
Meanwhile, California is trying to get more Southeast Asians (can we please finally retire the model minority myth?) into college.
via ASAM News
Latkes + Dosas + Crepes: the universal language of pancakes. We like a salty pancake.
via Serious Eats