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The White Cis Grasp on Womanhood Is Failing

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Before Laverne Cox draped her gorgeous brown legs over a lucky sheet in a nude shoot for Allure, before “feminist”… Read More

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This year, there have been no less than 9 reported murders of trans women of color in the United States. You won’t find these… Read More

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Tracy is a proud Black transgender woman, determined since childhood that, no matter the price, she would never pretend to be anything… Read More

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Black bodies. This is a phrase we have come to know too well in association with words like “killed,” “beaten,”… Read More

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Today we conclude part 3 of our ‘emotional justice’ conversation, inspired by the rift between Cornel West and Michael… Read More

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If you’ve been raped, or you know someone who was sexually victimized, this one-minute message is for you. You… Read More

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What comes to mind when you think about sex? The excitement of your first time with your best lover? The bliss of a recent… Read More

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