Posts Tagged: representation matters

Biphobia and some really shitty timing.

I’m out. I’m bi. I am fortunate enough to be in a position where I can be more or less out in all of my life. My family, my close friends all know. I work for a company where that doesn’t matter, and so things are good. But growing up, I knew I liked boys

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OscarsSoWhite – The Clif Notes Version

Since the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were released, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite has been going around. It’s prompted calls for boycotts from Jada Pinkett-Smith, and many A-Listers have been weighing in with their own opinions. And I’ve had a lot of IRL conversations with people who really don’t seem to know what the issue

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Happy #BiVisibilityDay

I know, I’ve crossed into hashtagging post titles. I’ve gone to the Dark Side. (Or maybe I’m already there. Huh) Today is Bi Visibility Day, a day to point out that Bisexual people do exist, and that we’re just normal people. Because bisexual people tend to be ignored. A lot of people firmly believe you’re

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SIGNAL BOOST: Black Girl Magic Lit Mag seeking submissions

This post popped up on my Tumblr dash, so I wanted to make sure others saw it. If you know a black woman who writes speculative/experimental fic about black women (or if you are one) – this might be for you! Just read the embedded post and click through for more information! http://writingcareer.com/post/129444604911/black-girl-magic-lit-mag-is-seeking-speculative I am

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I Skipped the Oscars and Patricia Arquette was WRONG.

(I should state that these opinions are my own. They are not a reflection of anyone that I know who works in Hollywood. Wouldn’t want any of you to get flack for my opinions.) I didn’t watch the Oscars this year. And I’m happy I didn’t. I did catch John Legend and Common’s performance. And

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