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

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Woman’s husband pays to have her killed. She shows up at her own funeral like a boss and has him arrested.

Warning women not to get pregnant for fear of contracting fetal-harming Zika virus conveniently ignores the fact that men play a part in pregnancy as well.

On the accountability of Black girls in under resourced cities and schools.

KING – the Black girl group that writes, composes, and produces all of their own music – debuted their long awaited first album.

From grandmother, to mother, to daughter: how sex positivity was generationally passed down in one woman’s family.

kanyewiz

Tweet of the Day: @JamilahLemieux on the contradictions of shaming strippers

When rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa verbally sparred on Twitter earlier this week, it didn’t take long for Kanye to slut-shame his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose as a way to insult Wiz (her ex-husband). It was a low blow, one he’s taken before, and no one was here for it.

When rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa verbally sparred on Twitter earlier this week, it didn’t take long for Kanye to slut-shame his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose as a way to insult Wiz (her ex-husband). It was a ...

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Quote of the Day: We are “destroying” our “white culture” with abortions

The 1920’s were in full effect at a Florida state House subcommittee meeting on Monday where an anti-abortion activist insisted that “white culture” is being destroyed because white women are “outside the home, not having babies.”

The 1920’s were in full effect at a Florida state House subcommittee meeting on Monday where an anti-abortion activist insisted that “white culture” is being destroyed because white women are “outside the home, not ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Event management website, Splash, has teamed up with Ms. Foundation to launch #theFword video contest asking people to submit short videos talking about what feminism means to them.

R&B singer John Legend and Colombian musician Juanes stage surprise concert outside ofArizona’s  Eloy Immigration Detention Center in support of its inmates and to raise awareness about immigration policy, mass incarceration, and prison reform.

Someone agrees with me: Cardi B. is a national treasure.

Sexual assault and rape sheds light on the problematic relationship between Black elitism, gender, and respectability politics at historically Black women’s college, Spelman, and it’s brother school, Morehouse.

Daniel Holtzclaw has been sentenced to 263 years in prison for raping and preying on Black ...

Event management website, Splash, has teamed up with Ms. Foundation to launch #theFword video contest asking people to submit short videos talking about what feminism means to them.

R&B singer John Legend and Colombian musician Juanes ...

draw the line

WATCH: Some of our favorite actresses read real abortion stories for #DrawTheLine

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites to share these stories.

Draw the Line is a campaign led by the Center for Reproductive Rights that is using personal stories to mobilize people to stand up for abortion. And they rely on some of our on-screen favorites ...

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