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Posts Tagged: beauty standards

Writing What Bothers: A Conversation with Frances Cha

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Frances Cha discusses her debut novel, IF I HAD YOUR FACE.

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Milked

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I mourn for my body, for the toll the world has taken on it.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Brave Is a Decision”

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I’d crossed a line and owned a new secret life. There was no going back.

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Let Our Rage Become a Storm: Kelly Grace Thomas’s Boat Burned

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In this collection, women are “vesseled,” carrying the burdens of our culture.

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Body Inheritance

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I needed my beauty to be invisible, either accidental or not at all.

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We Will Not Be Contained: Pretty Bitches and Too Much

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There will always be another word used against us.

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Time Is Money: Porn Carnival by Rachel Rabbit White

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This isn’t a book about loss; rather, it’s a book about sheer willpower and intentionality.

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A New Version of Possibility: Talking with Juliana Delgado Lopera

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Juliana Delgado Lopera discusses their new novel, FIEBRE TROPICAL.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Lisbon, the Truncated City”

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Our love of the superfluous is helpful in better understanding ourselves.

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The Thread: Hairy Mary Full of Grace

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What a strange depiction. Mary, mother of Jesus, covered in hair.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #166: T Kira Madden

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“I want to always fight for art, not against it.”

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Both the Wound and the Healing: Talking with Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

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Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman discusses her debut memoir, SOUNDS LIKE TITANIC.

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Mixed Feelings: A Valentine to Aging Women

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Letting go of these ideas about a woman’s value feels like the obvious thing to do, but it’s really hard.

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The Thread: Outside the Gaze

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This is the story I needed as a young girl; this is the story we all need.

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