This week, we’re highlighting some of our favorite feminist fiction writers on Twitter. I love seeing how authors’ voices adapt to such a restricted form, and appreciate the straightforward insight into their politics. With too many great options to choose from, we’ll be back with another volume soon, so suggest your favorite feminist fiction writers in the comments. Read More
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Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and legendary global icon of resistance, died today. Rest in power, Mr. Mandela – you have given us so much.
Ten racial justice victories, from Race Forward (video is closed captioned).
This is real life: Republican staffers and candidates are taking classes on how not to offend women.
Activists have been documenting abuses at the El Paso immigration detention center, including three cases of pregnant women detained in conditions detrimental to their health, harassment on the basis of religious and sexual identities, and the refusal of proper medication. Sign this petition demanding the full review of the center.
Fast food workers are following up a year of protests demanding wage increases with a nationwide strike across 130 cities in the United States. Workers are asking for $15 an hour, and are part of a larger movement demanding the rise of the minimum wage. Read More »
Highly regarded and influential queer theorist and NYU Tish School of the Arts professor José Esteban Muñoz died yesterday at the age of 46. His work focused on the intersections of race, sexuality, class, aesthetics, and performance. His death was first announced on the blog of the University of Minnesota Press — where his groundbreaking Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics was published — soon after which I started seeing tributes on social media from my queer and trans people of color community. Read More »