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womanness: a poem film

There are times When I’m browsing through the market And I am struck By my Womanness It sneaks around the corner Maybe I’ll see it In the eyes of a stranger lingering too long In the gruff holler of a…

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On the pornification of the female

Young women sexing the camera, or sexing one another. Mouths are open and inviting, tongues are licking, eyes are bed-roomed, breasts and asses are popping up at interesting (and I can’t imagine comfortable) angles. Any way you slice it, each…

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Narratives, expectations, and human hearts

I grew up hearing many narratives about relationships and marriages. In public school in the United States, I learned about the opposition to interracial relationships and the historic US Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which legalised interracial marriage. That…

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