Here’s the thing, it’s very difficult for me to stop once I get started with these. There’s too many, and they’re all over the place. It’s obnoxious, I know, but rest assured that Bethany will be back in two weeks and everything will return to normal. Until then, there will be too many articles for you to possibly read, so you better you get started.
First up, Miss South Carolina on the death of her father, mental illness, and the tattoo that tells her story
Sydney Ford, Midlands Anchor
“Andalusia and the ache of identity”
Wei Tchou, The Paris Review
It’s important to remember that the struggle continues.
Olivia Cappello & Kat Castle, Jacobin
Richardson discusses appropriation, power, and creating safe spaces for queer artists of color
Tish Weinstock, i-D
A transgender drill sergeant face an uncertain future on how the military will determine his gender
Now this is a list.
Racist misogynists on social media are a serious, fucking problem.
Susan Cheng, BuzzFeedNEWS
Speaking of misogyny, some folks at the Republican Convention has really outdone themselves with the horrifying merch.
Alice Ollstein, Think Progress
These women had a powerful response to all of that hatred
Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post
A very thoughtful piece on white allyship, emotion, and the trauma of racism. This one may rock a few boats.
Robin DiAngelo, The Good Men Project
THE BELL JAR IS COMING!
Madeleine Davies, Jezebel