Gender & Sexuality
Learning to love my androgynous and masculine Black womanhood
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Shondaland on Law and Order (and Trump’s America) in ‘For The People’
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.
Black people still can’t swim: Reflections on the McKinney, TX pool incident 3 summers later
Reflecting on my toxic relationship with a mother who never loved me
Florida jury spitefully awards Black children $4 for father’s death by cops, attorney says
‘The First Purge’ will finally center people of color in its violent, dystopian narrative
Black boy gone: Why this former minister left the church behind
We need to acknowledge genocides outside of the European/Jewish Holocaust
Learning when to cut off toxic marginalized people is imperative to Black mental health
I’m not bipolar, I’m just traumatized: What I learned about Black womanhood from my misdiagnosis
Comic: Stop pretending there’s no room for people of color in the fantasy realm
You ain’t responsible for protecting your fave from critique
PTSD is more common than you think
“Why can’t we just let Black people enjoy something?”
‘MTV Shuga’ is a messy millennial edutainment series educating African youth about sexual health
Africa must decolonise the violent patriarchy solidified by white colonialism
Black mental health care needs to involve more than therapy
Asian Americans increasingly on the white side of the class divide, rate the economy accordingly
Masturbation as resistance, because I deserve to cum
When your mother is your first abuser
Janelle Monáe and the road to ‘Dirty Computer’
In an anti-Black capitalist society, the guilt of Black “success” is almost unavoidable
Black women have been organizing against R. Kelly since long before his #MeToo reckoning
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Comic: Stop stealing from Black women
Iconic Black men are falling from grace. Good.
We let Kanye get away with being Kanye for too long
My ancestors didn’t die for the right to vote, and we are allowed to question them anyway
8 ways to exist in white spaces when setting them on fire isn’t an option
Doctors refused to diagnose my chronic illness because this world ignores Black women’s pain
Georgia continues voter suppression tactics while denying they are taking place
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
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