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• How “the future is female” went from a lesbian separatist slogan to the Women’s March on Washington. [The Washington Post]
• A judge has ruled against the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe’s request to halt the DAPL. There is still pending litigation with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. [Colorlines]
• Watch James Baldwin in his own words and in the voices of others. [The Root]
• It only took approximately 100 seasons for the Bachelor franchise to pick a Black Bachelorette. [Teen Vogue]
• First trailer for Feud: Bette and Joan, about Bette Davis and Joan Crawford is out! [Flavorwire]
• The White House comment line is back up! (202) 456-1111.
• Brown Girls presents common life complications through the much-needed lens of women of color, normalizing the truth that life—with all its pain, awkwardness, hook ups, BFFs, and confusion—exists outside the white gaze.
• 2017 is a very unique year for hostility, so we decided there was no need to wait for the winter holidays to brainstorm ideas for hostile gifts!
• We don’t learn to love in a linear path, from self to family to friends to spouse, as we might have been taught. We learn to love by loving. We practice with each other, on ourselves, in all kinds of relationships.