I’m not much of a television watcher these days. Partly because I am getting ready to dump my cable that has gotten too expensive and partly because our TV lost the color red and everyone is green so we have to watch this tiny flat screen meant for our workout area. Thus, I did not see the VMA’s.
But I certainly followed all the hubbub about Miley Cyrus, former child star sweetheart, and so-called slut. And I can’t say anything from a feminist, anti-racist point of view that has already been said, but I can put together a montage of my favorite commentary. This is my favorite, sent to me by my feminist friend in Switzerland.
And here is another:
And lastly, one of my favorite sex bloggers, “Sex with Timaree,” writes this: Sex with Timaree.
As you can surmise, from my favorite posts, there has been way too much slut shaming of this woman and very little discussion on who produces the VMA’s and who directs them. This is a theatrical production, in many respects, that is choreographed and directed. Ms Cyrus might have some artistic choice in what she gets to perform, but you can be sure that it was not her sole decision.
Now, let’s move on to the more serious issues of the world. Bombing Syria?