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Moonlight (2016) (Mild Spoilers)

Written by: Barry Jenkins, based on “In Midnight Black Boys Look Blue” by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

At around age nine, growing up in Miami in the 1980s, Chiron (pronounced Shy-rone, not like the mythological centaur) has already learned to take care of himself. 745 more words

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On Bisexuality

I want to talk a bit about bisexuality/biromanticism, because every time I think the biphobia is finally dying down and we can have a moment of piece, something new rears its head and ruins my day. 726 more words

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I Killed My Mother (2009)

Written & Directed by: Xavier Dolan

Setting: Québéc

Recommended by: Drew at A Fistful of Films

Seventeen-year-old Hubert (Xavier Dolan) is the only child of Chantal (Anne Dorval), an overwhelmed and somewhat emotionally immature single mother. 539 more words

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Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

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Hardcover, 511 pages

Published: February 4, 2002 by Riverhead Books

Setting: London

Literary Awards: Man Booker Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2002), Stonewall Book Award Nominee for Literature (2003), Orange Prize Nominee for Fiction Shortlist (2002), Crime Writers’ Association Ellis Peters Historical Award (2002), Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction (2003), Kono Mystery ga Sugoi for Best Translated Mystery Novel of the Year in Japan (2005) 554 more words

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What I Was by Meg Rosoff

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Paperback, 224 pages

Published: December 30, 2008 by Plume (1st published August 30, 2007)

Setting: England

Literary Awards: Goldener Lufti (2010), Carnegie Medal in Literature Shortlist (2008) 331 more words

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Jivaro: The People of the Shrunken Head

Yesterday I blogged about a people known as the Yanomamo and today I want to blog about a people who live in the deep Amazon Rainforest known as the Jivaro. 1,558 more words

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The Birthday of the World and Other Stories by Ursula Le Guin

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Kindle Edition, 382 pages

Published: October 13, 2009 by Harper Collins (1st Published March 5, 2002)

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Seven short stories and a novella comprise… 1,273 more words

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