Open Season

Check out this compelling short of a documentary about the prevalence of sexual assault committed against indigenous women, as well as the failure of the law enforcement system to convict their attackers. (Trigger warning.)

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The Feministing Five: Fatimah Asghar

Brown Girls is the web series everyone’s been talking about.

Riding on the waves of fresh, honest storytelling that lovingly explores the lives of young people of color like Insecure and Atlanta, the new show illuminates a Chicago that’s vibrant, youthful, and brown as fuck. Brown Girls centers on the intimate friendship between twentysomethings Leila, a Pakistani-American writer coming into her queerness, and Patricia, an artsy black musician. The web series is revolutionary in its depiction of the deep friendship between two women of color from different racial backgrounds who both get to be fully realized, flawed, funny, and charmingly real ...

Brown Girls is the web series everyone’s been talking about.

Riding on the waves of fresh, honest storytelling that lovingly explores the lives of young people of color like

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I Annotated This Facebook Message from a Troll

Last weekend, I received a nasty Facebook message from a person with zero friends who created their account the day of Trump’s inauguration. I could have responded to this person via Facebook but instead, I decided to take a cue from NPR and annotate this troll’s message in hopes of dispelling common myths and shedding light on the abuse and harassment women of color face on the internet every day.  

“I am taking time out of my busy schedule to respond to your article on The Blog via the Huffington post

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Last weekend, I received a nasty Facebook message from a person with zero friends who created their account the day of Trump’s inauguration. I could have responded to this person via ...