Things We Saw Today: Drunk History Gives Us the Stonewall Lesson We Deserve

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First of all, drunk Crissle West needs to be my best friend. Secondly, check out Drunk History‘s take on the Stonewall riots, which West not only tells entertainingly, but also stars trans actors in trans roles. Namely, Alexandra Grey as Marsha P. Johnson and Trace Lysette as Sylvia Rivera, both of whom feature prominently on Transparent this season. (via Collider)

So…is this really what the election results would look like if only men voted? Because…yowza.

Check out the latest video in Feminist Frequency‘s “Ordinary Women” series. This one tells the story of Murasaki Shikibu, a Japanese aristocrat who ” wrote the first modern novel at a time when women’s names were rarely even written down.”

  • David Oyelowo tells The Radio Times that “there is absolutely no excuse in a show like that why there aren’t more prominent characters of colour” on Game of Thrones.

And lastly, have you seen the newly-released Doctor Strange international trailer yet? Well here it is! (via MCU Exchange)

That’s it for this fine Wednesday, friends! What did you see today?

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