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Posted by Taylor Crumpton

Protect Trans Kids

February 24, 2017

  Yall’s president decided to rescind protections for transgender students that allowed them to use restrooms corresponding t… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

(Pod)Cast Your Sorrows Away: 3 Podcasts from Black Women

February 23, 2017

2016 was the year of the meme. The year itself became a meme, with millions of people anxiously tweeting their excitement for the… Read more »

Posted by Rachel Bezek

Too Little Too Late, America: The Milo Yiannopoulos Edition

February 22, 2017

The alt-right poster boy from our nightmares, Milo Yiannopoulos, has been dominating the news for the past few days. Writer at Bre… Read more »

Posted by Aleo Pugh

(Re)doing Gender: Trans Men and the Reproduction of Toxic Masculinity

February 21, 2017

                      With a growing awareness of trans existence and exper… Read more »

Posted by Micaela Elizabeth Canales

Do Texas lawmakers actually care about Texans?

February 17, 2017

  Pro-choice activists gathered at the Texas state capital this Wednesday to testify against three preposterous anti-choice T… Read more »

Posted by Kristina Agbebiyi

Why The Grammys Hurt So Much

February 15, 2017

I update my music playlists every three months. If people want the latest reviews on music, I am not the femme they should be spea… Read more »

Posted by Jessica Morgan

Black Women & Black History: Say Her Name

February 14, 2017

Anna Murray Douglass It’s that time of the year again: Black History Month. It may be 2017, but it’s obvious that the nation is st… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

“Diet Activism”: Why Subtle Celebrity Politics Gotta Go

February 9, 2017

The date is February 10th, 2017 and subtle celebrity politics are. Officially. Dead. via Giphy At least they are for me. There is… Read more »