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News

PoC News in America

This week, we were overwhelmed with cuteness by these pictures of John Boyega being force-choked by a mini-Vader, among other things.

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News

PoC News In America

We hope you all had a great Pride weekend! Let’s get right into it.

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News

Friday News Bites: Caitlyn Jenner, Health Breakthroughs + More

This week, this beginning of Pride month, these past few days… I wish I could say I am heartened by the ongoing discussion of human rights and LGBTQ issues, but I’m tired. I’m tired and I’m disheartened, and there is so much more work to be done. Let’s just get to the news and end […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Get your clicking fingers ready, because ladyblogland delivered this past week.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

The biggest news in ladyblogland was the curious incident of bell hooks labeling Beyoncé a terrorist. I’ve rounded up a reading least for your edification. Get all that plus find out how misandrist you really are in this week’s dispatches.

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Gender

Being Trans Enough

As we are all aware, the trans* population is fairly small. This has obviously made it hard for us to unite and gain ground as a community over the years. With the Internet, trans* people have found it easier to talk and get to know one another. It has also facilitated our activism, and 2014 […]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Listicles Before Testicles

There’s not too much news to report this week, though what little there is still manages to be rage-inducing. However, I have a ton of awesome recommended readings for you, from listicles about ridiculous sex advice and the ignorant things people ask trans* people to discussions about doxxing and victim-blaming. Let’s jump on in! (As usual, […]

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Sex

Loving My Body

Since two days ago, October 29th, I have been on Estrogen for 6 months. As many of you know, this has changed my life. My mind and body are starting to feel congruent with each other. I wake up each day freer from the bonds of testosterone-poisoning than the previous day. I am starting to […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: I Like That

One of the things I love about ladyblogland is how easy it is to bring a feminist perspective to events. There were a few gems this past week.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny (With a Side of Transmisogyny)

I took last week off from recapping the misogynistic crap in the news because, for once, I couldn’t find that much to report on! But then this week happened, and it’s like the world decided to make up for lost time. I should have known.

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Life

Baby Fever, the Biological Clock, and Me

Being 30 is weird. I finally feel like an adult and that scares me. The last few months have shown me a whole new lease on my life. I have had an ever-increasing desire to have a child which, in turn, has caused all sorts of issues.  Am I ready to be a parent? Probably […]

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Politics

On DOMA, Prop 8, and the Voting Rights Amendment

Law and politics have always intrigued me. When I was 8, I wanted to be a lawyer and a politician. I devoured any book about politics or legal matters that I could. I loved reading about Thomas Jefferson especially. His take on American Politics in the early days was something with which I enthusiastically agreed. […]