Dear Caitlyn

Content Warning: Suicide Ideation, Transmisogyny

Caitlyn, it’s been over six months since you announced who you really are. While the hoopla over a Olympic gold medalist coming out as trans has not died down, trans women have increasingly been trying to distance ourselves from you.
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PoC News In America

OMG GUYS, this week. We don’t even know where to begin. Wait, yes we do, let’s get to it. Read More PoC News In America

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What did you read this week? Here’s what got us talking.

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PoC News in America

We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.

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Friday News Bites: Police Misconduct, Human Rights + More

Greetings, Persephoneers. We have a varied roundup of news stories this week, but still quite a bit about police misconduct. Let’s get started, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Welcome to Ladyblogland, where all the writing is above average.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Fire up your favorite web clipper because I read so much cool stuff this past week.

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On bell hooks, Sexual Agency And Combating Sexual Stereotypes Of Black Women

On Tuesday afternoon, legendary author, feminist, and academic bell hooks led a panel entitled Are You Still A Slave? Liberating The Black Female Body at The New School. Joining her were author Marci Blackman, author and activist Janet Mock, and film director Shola Lynch. What followed was an instructive and interesting dialogue about the politics of black womanhood, sexuality, and creating anti-imperialist images within a heteropatriarchial, white supremacist society. Read More On bell hooks, Sexual Agency And Combating Sexual Stereotypes Of Black Women