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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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Quick Hit: Why are runways so white?

TweetSpoiler: the answer is racism. BuzzFeed invited five fashion show casting directors to talk about why almost every model we see walking down the runway are white. Some of their answers, like James Scully’s, won’t make you want to vomit: Scully’s conception of diversity is more meaningful than the common tokenism he calls out, though [...]
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Quick hit: Moving forward from past reproductive injustices against black women

Tweet Dr. Vanessa Cullins (Vice President for External Medical Affairs at PPFA) and Eleanor Hinton Hoytt (Black Women’s Health Imperative President and CEO, featured in the video above) have co-authored an important piece on The Grio framing recent progress in civil and women’s rights in proper historical context which includes reproductive injustice against women of [...]
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Quick Hit: Gaslighting, explained in ‘Clueless’-themed GIFs

Tweet  I mean you guys, it’s Friday and this is all pretty self explanatory. Go check out this handy post explaining the concept of gaslighting in “Clueless”-themed GIFs. Tweet
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