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Gender & Sexuality
What Tamar Braxton’s comments about men not wanting sex reveal about compulsory (hetero)sexuality
How one online community has channeled their misogynoir into the “Save Yourself Black Men” movement
Protecting Black children should never mean re-injuring them, owning them, or denying their sexual autonomy
Looking to the Blues as record of Black folks’ loss and longing
These 2 films reveal the powerful ways Black queer women find pleasure despite heteronormative violence
Virginity and hymen myths must be challenged to protect Black teens like Deyjah Harris
Elizabeth Warren has been my Senator since 2013. I don’t recognize the woman on the campaign trail.
The Obamas keep attacking “cancel culture” because they are scared of being held accountable
The debate over whether we can enjoy Kanye West’s music is frustrating, but necessary
How the myth that all Black parents give kids “the talk” about police is used to silence resistance
I wish Black folks could mourn in our own little bubble
My parents’ storybook romance gave me unrealistic expectations for (Black) love in the digital age
Black asexuals are not unicorns, there are more of us than we know
Comic: Newsflash: Breeding isn’t unique to cisheterosexuals
Black youth suicide is increasing. We can’t wait to create space to talk about mental health
What does “home” mean for Black folks when white violence can so easily invade our dwellings?
When people defraud the world by impersonating Black womanhood
Why I no longer police my Black son’s behavior to make the world more comfortable
I don’t find PIV sex pleasurable, and that’s okay
The ‘Charmed’ reboot and the demonization of Macy Vaughn
White Millennials can’t use generational politics to negate their privilege and racism
Maybe Black men protect white women because we see ourselves in them
Why bisexual people don’t owe anyone disclosure of their sexuality
Prison abolition is more than a lofty theoretical. It’s also unpretty, everyday practices of resisting state policing
Mass shooters prove white supremacy doesn’t have a political party
5 tips for engaging non-voters this election
Tips, resources, and affirmations for Black students in higher education
How Audre Lorde taught me to love myself and my community
‘Set It Off’ and the Black feminist lessons it still holds for us
Reclaiming our bodies through Black erotica
My refusal to grant white people space is petty and satisfying
Reimaging consent, for Black cis-het men, in a world where touch can kill
Police-Free schools are necessary, as is abolishing the white supremacist state they are rooted in
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