The plight of the Black community, in Baltimore and elsewhere, should not overshadow the vibrancy and resilience of Black people.
Whether we are being charged for cheering at a graduation or treated like delinquents for attending a pool party, this week has been a reminder that Black people are still criminalized for being human.
If you happen to be a woman of color, you simply don’t have any business that is your own, as far as society is concerned. The Jezebel and Welfare Queen stereotypes shape the responses you receive from others when you have a belly full of baby. So, the next time someone asks me how many more babies I’m going to have, I will have to respond with a “Girllllll, stay out my bedroom.”
Who is curious about, wants or enjoys receptive anal sex? People who are curious about, want or enjoy receptive anal sex. What does that alone tell us about someone’s sexual orientation? Nothing.
Last week the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles launched an antiabortion billboard campaign in Los Angeles, California, that assails Latinas who decide abortion is the best decision for themselves and their families. Some billboards have come down but the struggle for self-determination continues.
An overview of a presentation I provided for Semana de la Latina at the University of Maryland on Latina sexualities.