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What I Gained By Sharing My Biggest Secret

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously been my biggest secret, something I lived every day dreading ... [ more ]

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously ... [ more ]

About a year and a half ago I went public with what had previously been my biggest secret, something ... [ more ]

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An Immigrant Woman’s Message to White Feminists

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be given a voice and space in left-wing platforms like alternative ... [ more ]

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be ... [ more ]

We immigrant women of colour struggle to breathe, and to be empowered, to be given a voice and space ... [ more ]

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The Paradox of Body Acceptance

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is flabulous. Sometimes fat acceptance is ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up ... [ more ]

Fat acceptance isn’t always about loving your body. It’s not always about standing up and declaiming loudly that fat is ... [ more ]

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At the Intersection of Trans and Blue-Collar

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand the working class.  [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my ... [ more ]

Just as my family will never understand queer, many of the people in my life now will never understand ... [ more ]

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We Are Robin Williams: Becoming Helpful in Helpless Times

The tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has many of us talking about things that legitimately need attention and discussion. To me, ... [ more ]

The tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has many of us talking ... [ more ]

The tragic death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has many of us talking about things that legitimately need ... [ more ]

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What’s In a Name?

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally means “a bushman’s bundle of possessions carried when travelling” and ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally means “a bushman’s bundle of ... [ more ]