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Popaganda: Feminism beyond Burnout

Carmen Rios is challenging listeners to envision a feminism beyond burnout—and commit to making it possible.

“Euphoria” Utilizes Black Trauma for Character Development

Christopher McKay is an example of Black trauma through a white lens.

Knee-Jerk Biphobia: What Responses to Miley Cyrus’s Breakup Say about Queer Erasure

Miley Cyrus isn’t “back” just because she’s dating a woman. She’s always been queer.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Trans Journalists Are Changing the Landscape of Journalism

“The presence of trans people in newsrooms is beginning to move the needle in terms of the quality and quantity of trans coverage.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Following Trump Tweets, Israel Bars Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

This comes directly on the heels of Trump’s tweets telling Reps. Tlaib and Omar to “go back” to the “broken” countries they came from.

Yes, We Sketch Too: What “A Black Lady Sketch Show” Means for Comedy

 Black women know how to create space for each other in a very special way. This show is a testament to that.

Technology Isn’t Neutral: Ari Fitz on How Instagram Fails Queer Black Creators

“Technology has this way of feeling so neutral, like a bug is just a bug, but it’s really racism and sexism and bias masquerading as a bug.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: “A Black Lady Sketch Show” Is Everything We’ve Been Waiting For

A Black Lady Sketch Show recognizes that “black ladies” come across a variety of gender identities and sexualities. Black lesbians are funny. Black queer women are funny. Black trans women are funny. And we aren’t going anywhere, any time soon.”

A Pleasure to Burn: One Family’s Hot-Sauce Heirloom

In my family, harming yourself is unholy, unless that harm is eyes watering from tasting hot sauce.

Writing Toward Truth: Bassey Ikpi’s New Book Reckons with the Lies Mental Illness Weaves

“…the lie that sustained itself for so long becomes true in its own way. It becomes a part of the story.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Donald Trump’s War on the Poor Continues

“The White House is reviewing a new rule that will allow states to expand the number of people who have to pass drug tests to get unemployment benefits.”

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