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Disability in 'Everything Everything' by Nicola Yoon

Last Wednesday, I posted some thoughts on changing my mind about books, particularly ‘Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. When I first read this novel, I raved about how much I enjoyed it and appreciated the representation of people of colour and that it included a character with a disability/chronic health condition. 557 more words

Books That Bloom

Not All Bad-ass Women Are Created Equal

Wonder Woman was a really good movie. I’m not a film critic so I won’t go into any nuanced details on that statement except to say it was by no means perfect but that didn’t change what it meant to me. 1,126 more words

Nintendo, Don’t Touch my Hair! Okay, maybe a little…

In light of a new game that has recently dropped for the Nintendo Switch, I thought I would talk about a character that is gaining a lot of buzz. 963 more words

Gaming

Politicians refuse to back Serbia's lesbian leader because of her sexuality

By nominating her, Vučić effectively made her Prime Minister of the conservative country but also needs backing from parliament.  Some MPs are refusing to vote for her because of sexuality however, which will prevent her from being confirmed by Parliament. 16 more words

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50+ OwnVoices Queer Books To Read This Pride Month

It’s important to read queer books, especially OwnVoices ones, all the time. But it’s even more important this month, because it’s Pride Month. This month, you should be making a conscious effort to mainly read books about queer characters, and by queer authors. 1,000 more words

Books

What is the Population of Nigeria? Maybe 182 Million, Maybe.

The Economist published a comprehensive and clear piece on Nigeria’s struggles to understand it’s own population numbers. It is a more concise version of my  544 more words

Nigeria

19 June

Jeph Jerman – For Henry F. Farny 1904 34° 48′ N / 111° 54′ W 3308/4708 (2011, After Music Recordings)

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When I was in my early twenties, I picked up a copy of Blowhole’s… 310 more words

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