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Black Lives Don't Just Matter: Or; This Moment is the Result of Black Militance

This past month I’ve been realizing how long it has been since I felt proud to be Black.

I’m not talking about hating myself, my family or other people like me. 927 more words

Ethnic Studies

2nd edition of Queer Quote!

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Autostraddle

It's about control; It's about consent

It’s about control; it’s about consent.

About which latest (social) media scandal am I talking? Well, without being too reductionist, you can pretty much take your pick. 982 more words

Foucault

Fetishising Trans Bodies

My cheek itches in the heat. I’m unsure why but I know it relates to the dozens of little black whiskers that has grown a little past stubble. 959 more words

Pronouns

12 November 2014

Days, when you realise your radical left politics is like ice on river and any time you can slip into the right-wing river.

Discomfort and critique is part of any movement and alienating yourself from the discourse because each figure is not radical enough is making you as right-wing as the ones you’re against. 28 more words

Event: Yes Lorde! A tribute to Audre Lorde

Calling all radicals,activists, irreverents and academics to honour the 20th anniversary of the passing of Audre Lorde; a black lesbian, feminist, poet, mother, activist, lover and survivor who pioneered fighting societal oppression on every front.  141 more words

GENDER POLITICS