The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

Simone Manuel Re-imagined as Superhero for (Marvel/espnW)
Simone Manuel Re-imagined as Superhero for (Marvel/espnW)

A Body Image, Body Politics, and Body Justice News Roundup




End the Violence



 Gender & Body Image







  • The trailer for much-anticipated coming of age story of a young Black gay man is here. The film, Moonlight comes from playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s show “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.”



Body, Mind & Culture



  • ‘When I was six, I was hospitalized with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. … The fact that I was able to play didn’t mean I wasn’t sick enough to be hospitalized. It meant that regardless of my illness, I was a child with the same needs and wants as other children. Yet, with adults, the same concept doesn’t seem to hold true’. – I Won’t Apologize for Having Fun While Chronically Ill



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