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How Do Transracial Adoptees Survive the White Gaze? Just Ask Rebecca Carroll.

Your story is bigger than your adoption.

“Of Women and Salt” Treats Immigrant Mothers as More Than Martyrs

Gabriela Garcia teaches us that we do migrant women a disservice when we romanticize their struggles.

Collateral Damage: When It Comes to Caregiving, Women Are Already Toast

Caregiving is cleaning up after the news crews have left, scrubbing the hidden black mold years later, becoming ill from the contaminated floodwaters.

Colorism Is the Key Ingredient in the Meghan Markle Debate

In this debate, colorism is key.

Black Women Are Redefining R&B Music Even If the Grammys Don’t Think So

The neglect of Black women R&B artists is a step in the wrong direction.

Very Online: On TikTok, Teens Reshape Abortion Culture

Young people know that forced-childbirth diehards are on the wrong side of this fight.

The X Factor: One Letter, Multiple Identities, and a Complex Future

How the gender-neutral “x” became a contemporary paradox.

Queer Representation in Congress Won’t Save Us

Representation isn’t everything.

Soul Makeover: “The Princess Diaries” Is a Time Capsule of the Girl Power Era

The one positive outcome that sometimes arises from the genre is a makeover of the soul.

Misogynoir Nearly Killed Meghan Markle

Even the Duchess of Sussex, with skin so light her Blackness is debated on social media, says #MeToo when it comes to misogynoir.

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