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PoC News in America

We have a lot of Grammy talk and news to catch up on so let’s start with something to make your day a little brighter. Here’s Drake performing “Hotline Bling” at a Bat Mitzvah in NYC.

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Open Thread

This Weekend Open Thread is a Cosplaying Corgi

What the world needs now is more dogs in costumes.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: More of the Same

Nice Guys™ and MRAs! “Fake” geek girls and cosplayers! Lesbian cookies! There’s something for everyone this week. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Open Thread

Thursday Dance Party Open Thread

This song has been stuck in my head for the last three days. The video has me a little perplexed, but I’m intrigued. Cosplayer desert road trip, perhaps? 

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny

If you’re a furloughed government employee, have I got some good news for you at the end of this post! The rest of the news… not so good. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Friday News: Banned Books! Suing Cosplayers! Marriage! Oh my.

This week’s sampler platter of news errs more on the pop cultural than usual, I admit, but they all met my main criteria for selection: Upon seeing each headline, I thought, Ooh, now that’s interesting. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Bodies

How Cosplay Helped My Body Image

[TRIGGER WARNING: Eating disorders and related thinking and behaviors.] If you had asked me three years ago to put on a skintight leotard and a pair of tights and then go to an event with thousands of other people, I’m not sure if I’d have laughed at you or thought you were playing some sort […]