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Racialicious Crush Of The Week: Jakeya Caruthers

by • October 19th, 2012

By Andrea Plaid Meeting one of my long-admired-from-afar writer/thinkers, Darnell Moore, over coffee-talk about gentrification and public transportation, I asked for suggestions for people I could interview for future Crushes. He said that he knew this sistah at Stanford University who taught a class on Afrofuturism. “Latoya’s taking a class on that as part of […]

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Quoted: Former Roundtable Member Hexy on ‘The Diversity of Femme’

by • June 21st, 2011

I have experienced a general ignorance about racial and Indigenous issue in queer and femme communities, and an expectation that anti-racist activism be considered secondary to feminist, anti-homophobic and anti-femmephobic activism, when queer femmes of colour often experience our identities to be one holistic piece. It is an impossible request for a femme of colour to separate her experiences

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Battle Power for Boys, Perfect Love for Girls

by • April 13th, 2011

Check out this fascinating blog post about language in commercial toy marketing to boys contrasted with language used to market to girls. I was the kind of girl who walked around with a plastic pistol in a shoulder holster, but I also loved dolls.

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