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Gender & Sexuality
The debate over whether we can enjoy Kanye West’s music is frustrating, but necessary
Why I no longer police my Black son’s behavior to make the world more comfortable
Black women speak to being socialized to fear their own pleasure, & what we can do about it
When combatting colorism in dating practices becomes overcompensating for guilt
Being a Black educator doesn’t mean you aren’t teaching anti-Blackness
100 years after Chicago’s Red Summer race riots, the lasting legacy of segregation is crystal clear
Kaepernick isn’t the only reason working with the NFL is making a deal with the devil
Black/POC mixed race folks can reverse the anti-Blackness of mixed race narratives
When does defending one’s reputation become a ploy to avoid addressing faults?
The Black body remembers our traumas even when we try to forget
Sometimes, I give gentrifiers the wrong directions when they get lost
Coverage of sex work keeps making white women dangerous victims in the name of progress
‘Mixed-ish’ and the anti-Black myth of post-racial insulated societies
‘A Million Little Things’ powerfully reflects the truth of many Black folk’s mental health struggle
When therapists gaslight Black people into tranquility instead of validating our legitimate anxieties
Black liberation requires making room for uncomfortable manifestations of mental illness
Sexual assault programs must address racial power dynamics & acknowledge the history of racist lies about assault
Theon never betrayed the Starks: How ‘Game of Thrones’ minimizes forced captivity & slavery
Why racial disparities in U.S. maternal health are so terrible, and what you can do about it
Associating disability with weakness made it impossible to embrace my autism
I have no interest in “white allies”
Moving to South Africa meant my race was different, but not the realities of racism
Colleges sanitizing remnants of white supremacy on their campuses isn’t progress
Turning the fight to save the environment into a fight for racial justice
Why do so many others want to claim Blackness if it means oppression?
Recently sworn-in Puebla, Mexico Governor Martha Erika Alonso dies in helicopter crash
Betsy DeVos to roll back school racial discrimination rules enacted by the Obama administration
What Black Brits want African Americans to know about race and racism in the U.K.
How anti-Blackness fuels my eating disorder
Brian Kemp announces last minute investigation into Democrats for registration tampering, offers no evidence
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
How the human trafficking crisis and everyday sexual assault are connected
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