Janet Mock on Beyoncé’s feminism.
We can be sexual, sexy and flawless while advocating and fighting and educating and uplifting and critiquing and challenging and giving and everything.
When someone tries to shade Beyoncé…
This now replaces my default “get it the f*k together”
The day began with questions about why a young man was killed. It ended as a referendum on the militarization of American police forces.
"What transpired in the streets appeared to be a kind a municipal version of shock and awe; the first wave of flash grenades and tear gas had played as a prelude to the appearance of an unusually large armored vehicle, carrying a military-style rifle mounted on a tripod."
The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., something like that happened: An unarmed 18-year-old black man was executed by police in broad daylight.
A powerful read on Michael Brown, the militarization of police and the targets on black bodies in America.
When all bodies are recognized as worthy bodies of care.
This image includes a pull quote from my acceptance speech at Planned Parenthood’s excellence in media awards luncheon, where I was recognized for creating the tumblr, I Am #RedefiningRealness.
Enjoyed sharing space with Manish Dayal on Take Part Live.
Yes, I said bougie.
Last night I was back to cohost TakePart Live!
I’ll be co-hosting TakePart Live all week. Tune in at 7pm PT/10pm ET on pivot tv.
You can watch the full episode here.