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Posts Tagged: activism

Black Kids in Space: Afrofuturism and Mainstream Comedy

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We have to lead with our imagination, not with preconceived limitations.

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Tripping the Ekphrastic Fantastic: Talking with Miah Jeffra

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Miah Jeffra discusses their new book, THE FABULOUS EKPHRASTIC FANTASTIC!.

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Marital Piss

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My body tightened as the knee-jerk worry of being seen and outed flooded back.

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The Blacker the Berry, the Quicker They Shoot

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Fear is real. Pain is real. Loss is real. Suffering is real.

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Finding Hope in Resistance: Talking with Amy Roost

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Co-editor Amy Roost discusses the anthology FURY: WOMEN’S LIVED EXPERIENCES DURING THE TRUMP ERA.

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Keeping Yiddish Alive: A Conversation with Josh Lambert

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Josh Lambert discusses the anthology HOW YIDDISH CHANGED AMERICA AND HOW AMERICA CHANGED YIDDISH.

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Lesbian Poetry’s Vatic Voices: The Specter of Ecocatastrophe

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Change happens. It is dramatic. Poetry transformed lesbian lives.

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A Gripping, Limited Call to Arms: Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments

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There are so many happy endings that dystopia and utopia become almost indistinguishable by the novel’s end.

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Energizing the Choir: A Conversation with Lindy West

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Lindy West discusses her new essay collection, THE WITCHES ARE COMING.

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Everyone You Love Is Broke: The Not Wives by Carley Moore

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How do you go on when the losses seem unbearable?

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Anger as Fuel: A Conversation with Dani Burlison

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Dani Burlison discusses ALL OF ME: STORIES OF LOVE, ANGER, AND THE FEMALE BODY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #181: Sean Dorsey

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“This is a love revolution we are building!”

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Objectivity Is My Enemy: A Conversation with Dave Cullen

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Dave Cullen discusses his new book, PARKLAND: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #165: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

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“The opposite of nostalgia is truth.”

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Wanted/Needed/Loved: Kathleen Hanna’s Girl Style, Then and Now

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I was entranced, wondering who made it and why.

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Equal Rights Never Go out of Style: Talking with Monica Prince

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Monica Prince discusses writing, advocacy, and the art of the choreopoem.

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Revolutionary Anger: Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad

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The most important idea within the book is that our anger, in all its shapes, is justified.

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The Inadvertent Postmodernist: A Conversation with Sarah Schulman

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Author and activist Sarah Schulman discusses her forthcoming novel, MAGGIE TERRY.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #147: Saadia Faruqi

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“If you can’t really tell the whole story in five thousand words, are you really a writer?”

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One Burning Question: A Conversation with Evelyn C. White

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“I understood in that moment that my life had changed forever. And it has.”

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How to Become a Poet: A Conversation with Ashley M. Jones

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“You don’t have to drink yourself into the Great American Poetry Masterpiece.”

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