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Gender & Sexuality
Black academics need to stop reproducing anti-Black notions of exceptionalism
In the age of body positivity, why is it so hard to imagine fat girls as more than sad & alone?
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
You are worth more than what you did today despite what anti-Black capitalism says
Reclaiming my imagination: a story of a Black nerd who once hated summer reading
The “positive outcome” of the Starbucks arrest won’t save us because it didn’t save Chikesia Clemons
Letter to my Black mother who wants me to forgive the world when I saw it try to kill her
Black youth need more than public health strategies that read sexuality as diseased and immoral
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
The rage felt so good, until it didn’t: The difficulty of cutting off abusive family members
Growing up in an anti-Black family: A message for Black people who consider kids with white partners
The hypocrisy of defending Maxine Waters against calls for civility while shaming Black non-voters
“Jogger Joe” destroying a houseless Black man’s belongings is a natural part of Oakland’s gentrification
Reaction to Rachel Maddow’s on-air tears are a reminder that some only believe the truth when white people tell it
What do we need for a new freedom?: A proudly fat, disabled, bisexual enby’s vision for #Juneteenth
When is it #TimesUp for white women who don’t recognize Black women’s boundaries?
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
My mother, my Black feminist role model, is more than her motherhood
It’s no surprise more women are being imprisoned as less men are. We need abolition, not reforms.
Reflecting on my toxic relationship with a mother who never loved me
Black boy gone: Why this former minister left the church behind
I’m not bipolar, I’m just traumatized: What I learned about Black womanhood from my misdiagnosis
You ain’t responsible for protecting your fave from critique
PTSD is more common than you think
Black mental health care needs to involve more than therapy
In an anti-Black capitalist society, the guilt of Black “success” is almost unavoidable
Stop misusing “people of color” to erase issues specific to Black people
Weed legalization highlights how progressive policies deceptively re-entrench anti-Black dynamics
“Thinking Blackly”: State violence, U.S. law, and legal death dealing
A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth
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