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Posts Tagged: shame

Tracing the Wolf

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To brand myself with something I feared and sought to subdue seemed like a reclamation.

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A Transcendent Wilderness: Andrew J. Graff’s Raft of Stars

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In particular, Graff’s river is numinous. It’s the center of everything.

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We Are More: Show Me Your Teeth

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Despite growing up in a predominately white suburb, my family never had a white dentist.

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Playing House: A Conversation with Megan Culhane Galbraith

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Megan Culhane Galbraith discusses her debut book, THE GUILD OF THE INFANT SAVIOUR.

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Voices on Addiction: Searching for Lilacs

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It hadn’t felt like teasing. It felt the way it always did these days—that I had disappointed her.

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A Quiet Epidemic: Jessica Zucker’s I Had A Miscarriage: A Memoir, A Movement

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While the event of a miscarriage may only be a moment, the body and mind grieve long after.

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This Frozen Life

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As soon as life begins, its impulse is to divide.

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Everything Must Change: A Conversation with Melissa Febos

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Melissa Febos discusses her new essay collection, GIRLHOOD.

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On Resilience, Tender Rituals, and Responsible Love: Talking with Kiese Laymon

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Kiese Laymon discusses the revised HOW TO SLOWLY KILL YOURSELF AND OTHERS IN AMERICA.

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The Psychiatrist and the Butch

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My dad, a psychiatrist, wants to write a sex book.

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The Complex Disability Representation We Need: Rebekah Taussig’s Sitting Pretty

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What Taussig does, then, is ground these ideas in reality through her own lived experiences.

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The Rumpus Mini-interview Project: Andrea Bartz

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“And as those masks fall away, we get down to the shame and envy underneath.”

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Divestment

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Secrecy stitched us a fraudulent reality. Denial masqueraded as hope.

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He Comes While We Are Walking

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It doesn’t feel good, does it? I didn’t see it coming either.

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Form Revealing Itself: A Conversation with Liz Prato

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Liz Prato discusses her essay collection VOLCANOES, PALM TREES, AND PRIVILEGE.

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Rumpus Exclusive: “Sacred Stories”

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All anyone really wants is to be seen and heard, and yet we avoid seeing and hearing others every day.

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Queen of That Universe

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The realm of sound yields to me, sits at my feet. I can switch on. Or not.

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Voices on Addiction: A Conversation with Erica C. Barnett

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Erica C. Barnett discusses her debut memoir, QUITTER.

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Too Earnest for Twitter: A Conversation with Cameron Esposito

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Cameron Esposito discusses her new memoir, SAVE YOURSELF.

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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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Flesh and Blood: A Conversation with Oksana Zabuzhko

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Oksana Zabuzhko discusses her story collection, YOUR AD COULD GO HERE.

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Bodies Are Not Metaphors: Talking with Brit Bennett

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Brit Bennett discusses her second novel, THE VANISHING HALF.

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Moments of Reawakening: Talking with Cathy Park Hong

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Cathy Park Hong discusses MINOR FEELINGS: AN ASIAN AMERICAN RECKONING.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #218: Rufi Thorpe

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“It doesn’t matter your gender or your sexual orientation; you can disorder your eating.”

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Pursuing the Unattainable: A Conversation with Zaina Arafat

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Zaina Arafat discusses her debut novel, YOU EXIST TOO MUCH.

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