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Posted by Kirsten

Disabled People Have Sex – Get Over It

November 13, 2020

Deaf U dropped on Netflix a few days ago and as a person who falls somewhere on the deaf spectrum, it was a series I was pretty re… Read more »

Posted by Aimaloghi Eromosele

There is No Self-Care without Community Care

November 10, 2020

Illustration: Dani Pendergast You know that weird thing that happens when you say a word too many times repeatedly, and it starts… Read more »

Posted by Larada Lee

Resonance is Radical

November 5, 2020

If you were to ask me a month ago what the most fundamental aspect of relationship building is, I would’ve said relatability- asid… Read more »

Posted by Nneka

Broken Glass

Breaking Glass Ceilings In Public Not Private

November 2, 2020

A feminist is an individual of any gender who “believes in the social, economic and political equality of the sexes.” Feminism has… Read more »

Posted by Kirsten

Greece is Burning: the Impending Death of Fraternities and Sororities

October 28, 2020

(tw: rape, sexual assault, alcoholism, racism, lynching, mentions of suicide) “He planned on being somebody.” Denise Johnson excla… Read more »

Posted by Lauren Senwo

Living Vicariously Through the Black Image

October 26, 2020

As many in my generation do, I find TikTok to be very addicting.  I usually find myself on there for hours at a time, ignorin… Read more »

Posted by Guest Blogger

Birth Control Access Gave Me Peace of Mind

October 16, 2020

The first time it happened, I was terrified: my period was late. Although I can’t remember when it was exactly, it must have been… Read more »

Posted by Kenyetta Whitfield

Forgotten: Give Women of Color the Credit They’re Due

October 15, 2020

With celebrities such as Ariana Grande and Emma Watson blazing headlines with outspoken rhetoric about sexual health, rights, and… Read more »