A Body News, Body Justice and Body Politics Link Roundup
- Buzzfeed’s Here’s What No One Tells You About Having Both Depression And Anxiety rings close to home.
- Repair Revolution is a small auto repair shop in Seattle run and staffed by women, queer people, trans people, and allies.
- #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh trended over the weekend as South African students protested dress codes targeting Black hair. The girls have won an emotional victory!
- Ragen Chastain talks about the intersections of accessibility Dear Fat People: We Deserve Better
- Wanda Díaz-Merced has made a scientific breakthrough listening to the stars. Díaz-Merced is a blind astrophysicist who advocates for Astronomy to be accessible to visually impaired folx.
- I was excited to read Race and Romance in Daredevil Season 2 having just finished the second season.
- In the wake of the continued racist harassment of Leslie Jones and hashtag campaigns #IStandWithLeslieJones and #IamLeslieJones, the editors of Black Nerd Problems get personal.
- Tasbee Herwees puts together a roundtable of visibly Muslim women and how they are treated in the West in The Veil Between Me And The World.
- Rebecca Burgess sees a problem with the way many people perceive the autism spectrum. Her resolution? The comic “Understanding the Spectrum.”
- Co-editors Ellyn Peña, Jamie Berrout, and Venus Selenite have decided to open a submissions period to create an expanded print edition of “An Anthology of Fiction by Trans Women of Color” (2016) Read more about how to submit here.
- Jamie Clayton, Jen Richards call out Matt Bomer and Mark Ruffalo for casting Cis male to play a Trans woman in Anything.
- Him, Me, Muhammad Ali is Randa Jarrar’s first short story collection to be published October 1, and is currently available for pre-order through Sarabande Books and Amazon
- I am unabashedly jealous of all my friends who went to Afropunk Brooklyn this past weekend, but so grateful to hear about the emerging artists coming out of this fab festival!