Weekend Links, Vol. 82: in power

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! In Weekend Links we gather a set of the most engaging journalism, prose, poetry, art, activism, and Interweb images or memes we have come across. This week’s links highlight our feminist struggles to create new worlds here and now. We hope this small curation of links can illuminate part of the work of the prolific and active feminist blogosphere.

Links We Like

In the wake of his suicide, Skylar Marcus Lee’s best friend offers a eulogy and love letter

Watercolored hypocrisy: the differences in how people talk about physical illness and mental illness

Navajo midwives in New Mexico are planning the first-ever Native American birth center

Critical Resistance’s Oakland chapter is launching the Oakland Power Projects, which will build power and capacity for Oakland residents to create alternatives to police and policing.

How ad-blocking software could save small publishing

Joshua Allen: On abolition, birthing a new world, and melodies of resistance

An ever-relevant call to stop colonizing The Day of The Dead

White women’s tears and the men who love them

5 radical ways non-monogamy exists (without centering cisgender heterosexual couples)

The embedded sexism of “office diet talk” and tips for how to survive it

Why people asking how white people can include women of color in feminism is ridiculous and unhelpful

6 Spanish-language animated movies that hold Pixar’s foolishness up to harsher light

The Stonewall movie got what it deserved and tanked in theaters


Art We Like

Chitra Ganesh uses mixed media to pronounce her range of influences and produce stunning messages. Give her work a deep viewing:

Trapped Like Me
Trapped Like Me
Matahari
Matahari

Photographer Fabrice Monteiro collaborated with Senegalese fashion and costume designer Doulsy (Jah Gal) to offer “The Prophecy”, a warning against environmental destruction:
prophecy 1
prophecy 2


Videos We Like

“For Want of a Home” is a video project by Safe Accommodation for Queer Edmonton Youth. Check the video, and support their work:


Music We Like

Bonnie Blue #VagabondBon, Nat The Lioness, Ruby Ibarra, and Lucy Camp give us life. Check out their freestyles on The Cypher Effect:

click the image to see video
click the image to see video
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