The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

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A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice   Another young Black woman, a teenager, is 'found dead' after being held less than 24 hours in a Kentucky Detention center. Shaun King examines how the recent death of "Gynnya McMillen in police custody is a sure sign that we have become the … [Read more...]

Body Image and Transgender Folks

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By Valerie Martin The shopping and style blog, Racked, just introduced its newest guest blogger, Doll, who also happens to be its first transgender blogger. In Doll's first post, she talks about her transition to becoming a woman, and can you guess what her biggest concern is? Body shape. … [Read more...]