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Feministing Readz: Daisy Hernandez’s A Cup of Water Under My Bed

TweetAs soon as I finished the last page of A Cup of Water Under My Bed, I pulled out my phone and searched the words “card reader” into Yelp. Then I tried “mãe de santa,” then “candomblé” then “santería,” but none of the terms really summed up the kind of guidance I had brushed up [...]
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Hang out with Janet Mock!

TweetThe Piers Morgan-crushing, New York Times bestselling Janet Mock wants to hang out with you! Today at 3pm ET, Mock will host a Google Hangout reading and conversation on her new book, Redefining Realness, “a love story about revealing your true self, the first memoir from a young trans woman.” You can join up here. If [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: MEAN Little deaf Queer

TweetIn Terry Galloway’s funny, fast-moving, family-oriented memoir, MEAN Little deaf Queer, the reader gets the sense that there couldn’t possibly be anyone more entertaining to have a beer with than Galloway. She’s a storyteller of the most exquisite variety–focusing on all the right, telling details, taking you into literal and emotional worlds that feel both [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: No Excuses

TweetI’ve known Gloria Feldt since 2007 when I was assigned to write this short profile of her for Women’s eNews. I remember sitting across from this dynamic woman–one part Texas flower, one part tenacious fighter–as she told me about growing up Jewish in Odessa, being totally transformed by the birth control pill, and making her [...]
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