Quita Tinsley

Quita Tinsley is a fat, Black, queer femme that writes, organizes, and overall is working to build sustainable change in the South. She holds a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Sociology from Georgia State University, and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from her alma mater. She is a member on the board of directors of Access Reproductive Care – Southeast, and is a former content creator for the The Body Is Not An Apology. As a femme, feminist, and queer Black woman, it is through her lived experiences and complex identities that Quita has come to believe in the power of storytelling and the validation of lived experiences.

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Record Numbers of Women & People of Color Running for Office in Los Angeles

In response to a special elections race in Los Angeles, women and people of color are running for political office in record numbers, signifying a potential precedent for diverse candidate pools ahead of 2018 elections.

In response to a special elections race in Los Angeles, women and people of color are running for political office in record numbers, signifying a potential precedent for diverse candidate pools ahead of 2018 elections.

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Bathroom Rules Contribute to the Murders of Trans Women

Last week, the Trump administration reversed federal guidance outlining protections for transgender students, the same week that Jaquarrius HollandChyna Doll Dupree, and Ciara McElveenthree Black trans women, were murdered in New Orleans.

Last week, the Trump administration reversed federal guidance outlining protections for transgender students, the same week that Jaquarrius HollandChyna Doll Dupree, and Ciara McElveenthree Black trans ...

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Considers Pregnant People “Hosts” in Anti-Abortion Bill

In this week’s edition of cringy, oppressive legislation, Oklahoma lawmakers have introduced a bill which would require pregnant people to obtain written permission from the father of the fetus in order to receive an abortion.

In this week’s edition of cringy, oppressive legislation, Oklahoma lawmakers have introduced a bill which would require pregnant people to obtain written permission from the father of the fetus in order to receive an abortion.

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Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos Becomes One of the First to be Deported Under Trump

On Thursday morning, Guadalupe “Lupita” Garcia de Rayos, after living in the U.S. for 21 years, became one of the first people deported under Trump’s executive orders on immigration.

On Thursday morning, Guadalupe “Lupita” Garcia de Rayos, after living in the U.S. for 21 years, became one of the first people deported under Trump’s executive orders on immigration.

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