This one’s gonna be fast.
For anybody who’s protecting rating at house, the official banana depend is at the moment: Banana Bread (2), Banana Bread Blondies (1), Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (1)
Queer as in F*ck You
We shared our remembrances a number of weeks in the past, however right here’s extra about What Lorena Borjas Did for the Trans Women of Queens and you need to completely learn it (by Cecilia Gentili for The New York Instances)
I knew on the floor it needed to be considerably gentle & humorous – so I may get away with it. However beneath, was…the insidious “homosexual agenda”. I wished to jot down a tune that I needed I heard after I was younger -terrified, lonely and queer. https://t.co/IUVbTdWhJ6
— jillsobule (@jillsobule) April 10, 2020
The Butches and Studs Who’ve Defied the Male Gaze and Redefined Tradition by Kerry Manders for The New York Instances.
Noticed This, Considered You
A Historical past Lesson:
The Scholar Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) shaped on Easter weekend in 1960 because of the genius of Ella Baker: https://t.co/vUEUBc3rdM
— Dr. Asia Leeds (@AsiaLeeds) April 12, 2020
Right here’s the hyperlink. My backpack has a button that claims, “Ella, Fannie Lou, Shirley, and Maxine Taught Me.” — Thanks, Miss Ella. for all the pieces you probably did to pave the best way for courageous black women who simply wished to make a distinction.
And talking of badass mujeres, Friday was Dolores Huerta’s 90th birthday. Keep in mind youngsters: Unhealthy Bitches don’t age, we simply hold tearing shit down.
Intercourse Work Comes Dwelling. Extra of us are making and watching sexual performances on-line now. Fewer of us are paying.
Millennials Don’t Stand a Probability. Perhaps don’t learn this one in the event you felt like holding on to any optimism at this time. Any in any respect.
Are We on the Begin of a New Protest Motion? Fuck, I hope so.
Carmen is Autostraddle’s Senior Editor and a black Puerto Rican femme/inist author. She claims many previous properties, however left the biggest elements of her coronary heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There have been a number of years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a replica of James Baldwin’s “Fireplace Subsequent Time” below her pillow. Yow will discover her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.
Carmen has written 195 articles for us.