Gymnastics, abortion clinics, bisexual women dating men, and saying goodbye to The Toast. It’s a lot.
“This is how the promise of America lands for us. It’s all good, except not for you. Every idea of how great this country is, or can be, carries with it a silent caveat, never spoken but always felt.” This will be the most meaningful thing you read this week.
Carvell Wallace, The Toast
A breezy review of all 3(!) abortion rulings from SCOTUS this week:
Karen Fratti, The Frisky
Simone Biles is making history.
Rachaell Davis, Essence
North Carolina is arresting teachers. (Click-baity, I know. Sorrynotsorry.)
Justin Parmenter, Charlotte Observer
“I used to do this thing, I need to get back into it, but I would stand in the mirror and touch my body and I would squeeze my fat, you know all the areas that you wish you didn’t have, and I would say, I love it, I love it, I love it.“ Adrienne C. Moore talks body positivity, religion, and more:
Tahirah Hairston, Fusion
This is an old piece, but it was making the rounds again for Pride month. Pay attention to this underrepresented/erased demo:
Ashley C. Ford, Buzzfeed
Actress Anna Camp discusses her Southern credentials:
Katie McElveen, Columbia Metropolitan
“The shock, perhaps, is how long something so exuberantly, aggressively eclectic — in Cliffe’s words, ‘a feminist humor site that is read by 99 percent of librarians and archivists in New England’ — managed to last so long and do so well.” It’s been a good three years.
Annalisa Quinn, NPR