Sesali B.

Feministing's resident "sexpert", Sesali is a published writer and professional shit talker. She is a queer Black girl, fat girl, and trainer. She was the former Training Director at the United States Student Association and later a member of the Youth Organizing team at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She received her bachelors in Women's and Gender Studies from Depaul University in 2012 and is currently pursuing a master's in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta. A self identified "trap" feminist, and trained with a reproductive justice background, her interests include the intersections of feminism and: pop culture, youth culture, social media, hip hop, girlhood, sexuality, race, gender, and Beyonce. Sesali joined the team in 2010 as one of the winners of our So You Think You Can Blog contest.

Posts Written by Sesali

rihass

4 Reasons to Love Rihanna 10 years later

If you’re like me, you recognize that Rihanna has been the shit ever since she killed the choreography in the video for her breakout hit “Pon de Replay.” Single after single, album after album, power move after power move, I have found myself sending affirming head nods across the world in support of “bad gal RiRi.”

If you’re like me, you recognize that Rihanna has been the shit ever since she killed the choreography in the video for her breakout hit “Pon de Replay.” Single after single, album after album, power ...

ten_dollar_bill

A woman is going to grace the new $10 bill… Yay?

Jack Lew, the Secretary of the Treasury, announced this week that Alexander Hamilton will be moving aside as the face of the $10 bill to make room for a woman. Literally, he’ll be sharing the spotlight with the unannounced woman starting in 2020, to mark 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. 

Jack Lew, the Secretary of the Treasury, announced this week that Alexander Hamilton will be moving aside as the face of the $10 bill to make room for a woman. Literally, he’ll be sharing the spotlight with ...

thotlerrr

Please stop sexualizing children

Thotler. I’ll never forget the way I stiffened when I first heard, or saw rather, that term: on Instagram, describing a little girl wearing a crop top.

Thotler. I’ll never forget the way I stiffened when I first heard, or saw rather, that term: on Instagram, describing a little girl wearing a crop top.

tinder

Tinder-loving queer

Tinder has become one of those cultural staples that define a certain generation. It seems hard to find a group of young people with smartphone among which not at least one isn’t using the dating app.

Tinder has become one of those cultural staples that define a certain generation. It seems hard to find a group of young people with smartphone among which not at least one isn’t using the dating app.

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