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Quick Hit: What’s next for the gay rights movement?

TweetAccording to the brilliant E.J. Graff, the next battle is over gender–and it’s one we should all be fighting. In a great Newsweek cover story that explores the way our cultural ideas of “queerness” have changed, E.J. argues that, thanks to the tireless efforts of a generation of gay rights activists, the battle over the right to desire–and [...]
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Black Girl Dangerous and Julio Salgado radicalize childhood cartoon characters

Tweet This week in awesome, Black Girl Dangerous commissioned artist Julio Salgado to draw childhood cartoon characters as social justice organizers. Mia McKenzie explains the genesis of the project: Tweet
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Quick Hit: What happened when Harvard Business School performed a two year gender ‘experiment’?

TweetWhat happens when one of the world’s premier Business Schools can’t achieve its own stated institutional goal – for gender equity and equal opportunity? Harvard Business School (HBS) wanted to improve the gender balance among its faculty members and provide more opportunities and see better performance among its female students. But for years, they had [...]
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Quick Hit: Interview with Fucking Trans Women author Mira Bellwether

TweetFucking Trans Women #0 is an incredible resource. It’s the only text I’ve ever come across that’s real about ways of having sex with a body like mine. There’s a lot of misconceptions about trans women’s bodies and sexualities. Zine author Mira Bellwether tears all that down simply by talking about sex in a grounded, [...]
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Quick Hit: Guernica interviews Ayana Mathis

TweetGuernica has just published a great interview with Ayana Mathis, who has just published her first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, to great popular and critical success. The whole transcript is worth the read, but my favorite parts were Mathis’s descriptions of writing minority characters without burdening them with representation. She explains: My book [...]
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