Weekend Links, Vol. 83: pressure building

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

Transgender Latina women are launching their own worker-owned beauty business in New York

Jealous of what? Solving polyamory’s jealousy problem

Consent is more complicated than “yes”: why consensual sex can still be bad

Fan of zombies? Read up on how the commercialized horror-fantasies owe their success to enslaved Haitians, who imagined being imprisoned in their bodies forever.

On needing and searching for conversations about mental health and polyamory

Reina Gossett and Grace Dunham discuss empathy, interpersonal transformations, and everyday activism

Why I don’t fuck with feminism, even if its intersectional

The marks on our bodies: clinicians and intersex bodies

Being an angry black woman

Indo-Caribbean life in ’90s New York

Not in love with Julia, the cartoon muppet with autism in Sesame Street

Prioritizing self-care while resisting dehumanization


Videos We Like

Southeast Asian Freedom Network (SEAFN) are launching their national campaign to end deportation and displacement, with the goal of reuniting families. Check out their campaign launch video:

Reina Gossett on historical erasure of trans women of color as violence:


Music We Like

Calma Carmona hit us with that sensual EP! Give it a listen:

Check out Robert Glasper’s Afro Blue featuring Erykah Badu for a soul-lifting jam:

Since we’re on the Erykah Badu tip, listen to Bonobo’s song featuring Erykah Badu. It will give you the smoothest vibes:

Estère of New Zealand released her new remix EP, “New Species”, and it will give you chills:

“Girl” by the Internet got the funk:

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