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5 Women of Color-Led Shows to Watch

The idea that #RepresentationMatters is not new. The American entertainment industry has been called into question time and time again for its lack of diversity, far before the #OscarsSoWhite movem...

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Weekend Links, Vol. #98

Read this profile on artist Kara Walker and her life following the success of her Sphinx sculpture. 15 Indigenous Feminists to Know, Read, and Listen To, including Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Chry...

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Mountain Top

Every student in my high school knows that junior year means Junior Retreat. It means class bonding, T-shirt making, and the fabled candlelight ceremony. No one knows the details, as teachers who o...

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The Place of Art in Activism

Art is activism. Art is therapy. Art is meditative. Art is important. Art is protest. Writers and poets like Audre Lorde and Pat Parker—both Black lesbian feminists—have created some of the most la...

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Weekend Links, Vol. #97

Welcome to another edition of weekend links! Each week, bluestockings staff curates a collection of links that reflect our mission as an anti-oppressive and intersectional publication. Links We Lik...

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HAPPY PRIDE

Image by Mayo Saji. The smell of dewy green grass mixed with the scent of happiness and excitement in the air. Both smells blended with the flowery sweetness of Ari’s body lotion and made my head s...

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Featured Artist: Todd Stong

I imagine environments in states of mutation using a vocabulary informed by children’s cartoons and the folk art of my upbringing in a Pennsylvania Dutch home. Generally, the work derives fro...

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(A)natomy

This project is based on conversations with other woman-identified people who deal with mental illness. While the project isn’t exclusively focused on women, these three conversations (one of...

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An Other at the Lake

I’m surrounded by the normal, the well-adjusted. Smith Mountain Lake is a beacon of life that I don’t know how to enjoy. Kids splash around in the water and sunburned adults trade humor...

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