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Everyone Is a Girl Online NPC influencers, "girl dinner," angels, bimbos—the internet is a girl's world now, whether you like it or not. “WHAT DO YOU mean my actions have consequences? I’m literally just a girl.” This year, your feed has _...Read More_
Everyone Is a Girl Online NPC influencers, "girl dinner," angels, bimbos—the internet is a girl's world now, whether you like it or not. “WHAT DO YOU mean my actions have consequences? I’m literally just a girl.” This year, your feed has _...Read More_
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"The retconning of the Lumières’ film augured something new. Recall the brothers’ name for their subjects: actualities."
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"From the Turner shortlist to the Venice Biennale and more, 2022 was another dazzling year for women. But, away from the headlines, a cold look at the data shows equality is generations _...Read More_
"From the Turner shortlist to the Venice Biennale and more, 2022 was another dazzling year for women. But, away from the headlines, a cold look at the data shows equality is generations _...Read More_
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>"A pang of hunger, a stab of pain, a sense of dread – these experiences emerge on the shore where biology and culture meet"
>"A pang of hunger, a stab of pain, a sense of dread – these experiences emerge on the shore where biology and culture meet"
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"This is one way we can “make gender trouble” — to delight in the act of creation, and to refuse to be intelligible. Because in a year when an unprecedented number of anti-trans bills are moving _...Read More_
"This is one way we can “make gender trouble” — to delight in the act of creation, and to refuse to be intelligible. Because in a year when an unprecedented number of anti-trans bills are moving _...Read More_
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>"After a Planned Parenthood in Knoxville, Tenn., burned down in January, patients relying on gender-affirming care scrambled to find support elsewhere."
>"After a Planned Parenthood in Knoxville, Tenn., burned down in January, patients relying on gender-affirming care scrambled to find support elsewhere."
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“Porn influences human sexuality — but what happens when a site’s search functions only include narrow, outdated gender options?”
“Porn influences human sexuality — but what happens when a site’s search functions only include narrow, outdated gender options?”
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This piece had a profound influence on the way I think about "gender" nearly 3 years ago. It's an extremely important essay, and it grows more and more relevant with each passing day. I can't recommend it more highly.
This piece had a profound influence on the way I think about "gender" nearly 3 years ago. It's an extremely important essay, and it grows more and more relevant with each passing day. I can't recommend it more highly.
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"As lots of U.S. residents have been celebrating Pride this month, many in the medical community have highlighted the devastating disparities in health outcomes for L.G.B.T.Q. adults — disproportionate cases of monkeypox in men who have sex _...Read More_
"As lots of U.S. residents have been celebrating Pride this month, many in the medical community have highlighted the devastating disparities in health outcomes for L.G.B.T.Q. adults — disproportionate cases of monkeypox in men who have sex _...Read More_
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"During the last decade, the field of transgender care for youth has greatly shifted. A decade ago, there were a handful of pediatric gender clinics in the United States and a dozen or so more in other countries."
"During the last decade, the field of transgender care for youth has greatly shifted. A decade ago, there were a handful of pediatric gender clinics in the United States and a dozen or so more in other countries."
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>"Without having even been read, a book is attacked online for its fantastical premise."
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"Growing up, I could never imagine being pregnant. Like many trans people, I dealt with puberty by creating a lot of mental space between myself and my body. I didn’t know what I was, but it couldn’t be this."
"Growing up, I could never imagine being pregnant. Like many trans people, I dealt with puberty by creating a lot of mental space between myself and my body. I didn’t know what I was, but it couldn’t be this."
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“The story of how society, ignorant of medical research, made a stigma out of something our bodies do quite naturally: not conform to a sexual binary.”
“The story of how society, ignorant of medical research, made a stigma out of something our bodies do quite naturally: not conform to a sexual binary.”
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‘Where once women refused, en masse, to keep men’s secrets, or to remain silent about the truth of their own lives, now, a resurgence of sexism, virulent online harassment, and the threat of lawsuits, all aim to compel women back into _...Read More_
‘Where once women refused, en masse, to keep men’s secrets, or to remain silent about the truth of their own lives, now, a resurgence of sexism, virulent online harassment, and the threat of lawsuits, all aim to compel women back into _...Read More_
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“Instead of viewing transition as a linear medical process, Connor Lee O’Keefe’s documentary short focusses on emotion and evolution.”
“Instead of viewing transition as a linear medical process, Connor Lee O’Keefe’s documentary short focusses on emotion and evolution.”