Our Sunday Links

The Overdue Skyrocketing of Simone Leigh: “Simone Leigh’s chief subject is, in her own terms, “black female subjectivity,” hardly a predominant theme in an art world that has skewed way white and male since its inception.”

How to Balance Your Life: Your Queer Horoscope for Libra Season

“As an Indigenous woman living in Toronto, I am not new to the issues that Indigenous women face in large urban centres — such examples include increased violence and a lack of safe housing. When I see discussions about violence that some communities are experiencing, there is almost no mention of Indigenous women and girls. When I see the discussions about affordable housing in Toronto, equally, there is little to no mention in mainstream media about the lack of affordable housing for Indigenous women and girls.” On the erasure of Indigenous women from Toronto’s election

Tracy K. Smith’s Poetry of Desire

Dear dads: Your daughters told me about their assaults. This is why they never told you.

An important white fragility self-test by Ally Henny!

White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don’t recognize the system, our inaction will uphold it.

For Asian artists, social media has changed everything

This past week, Maggie’s Toronto called on community members and allies/accomplices to attend court in support of Moka, a Black, trans sex worker being persecuted for defending herself from a violent client. You can stand with Moka by showing up to court during closing statements on Wednesday, October 10th. Black trans lives matter, Black trans sex workers matter.

Bringing back Arielle Twist’s piece on What It’s Like to Be a Native Trans Woman on Thanksgiving

Carly Boyce, our resident Feelings-Witch, is back this week with advice on what to do when the organizing that used to give you life now drains you

Briarpatch is accepting submissions of original, unpublished writing and photography for their eighth annual Writing in the Margins contest.

Here’s A Master Class in Women’s Rage—”For those who would like to learn more about (chiefly, though not exclusively, North American) women’s anger — the reasons for it, the shapes it takes, the resistance to it, the energy it saps, and the energy it produces .”

When Is It Women’s Time to Speak?

Remembering the one and only Uno, the first beagle to win the Westminster Dog Show. As the mom to a temperamental beagle-mix, this perfect beagle boy has always had a special place in my heart </3 


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