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Posted by Micaela Elizabeth Canales

Fea: Chicana Riot-Girl Revival Will Lead The Revolution

February 27, 2017

Last summer, I was absolutely dejected when no one wanted to go see some feminist punk rock in downtown Houston with me. Enter my… Read more »

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 »