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Gender & Sexuality
High rates of femicide make it hard to be a Black woman in this world
Recognizing the labor of Black women, mothers, and caretakers during COVID-19
Is COVID-19 a crisis within a crisis for Black women?
Black women are punished for prioritizing our mental health
The ‘Charmed’ reboot and the demonization of Macy Vaughn
Black women student leaders often feel unsupported in their roles
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
Black women, our closeted emotional needs won’t get met
#UnderHisEye and the erasure of Black women in the carceral system
The ghost of the racist “father of modern gynecology” is still killing Black infants & child-bearers
‘Fast Color’ was snubbed by Hollywood’s white male gatekeepers because it doesn’t fit their worldview
Reproductive justice advocacy requires more than being “pro-choice”
I’ve been intentionally single for 2 years & it’s the best gift I could give myself in a patriarchal world
Contending with the violent history surrounding Black wombs as I await fatherhood
Intergenerational trauma is gendered, and other life lessons from my Black mother & sister
Defending “Nipsey Hussle’s widow” and other hollow gestures for Black women
How defiant Black women athletes like Surya Bonaly and Serena Williams inspire me and help lay the groundwork for the future
Black men need to abandon “pimp” culture and support Black women sex workers
Cyntoia Brown’s clemency is a glimmer of hope for Black girls and the ones who protect them
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam grants Cyntoia Brown clemency after serving 15 years
Britain’s non-white workers earn £3.2bn less than their white peers every year for same work
U.S. incidence rates of uterine cancer on the rise, with the heaviest toll on Black women
How do I admit I’m lonely when this world only values the ones who get ‘chosen’?
“Home is the most dangerous place for women” worldwide, says UN. And in the US, Black women are most likely to killed by partners
How Christian theology contributes to Black men’s dehumanizing expectations of Black women in relationships
Doctors refused to diagnose my chronic illness because this world ignores Black women’s pain
Marches in NY, D.C. call for emphasis on the rights of Black women to overturn status quo
A Black feminist pleasure praxis acknowledges and affirms the possibility for Black women’s sexual pleasure
Ro Élori Cutno’s “Wife School” has always failed Black Women by peddling misogynoir to teach submission
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
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