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I Will Not Be an Invisible Trans Woman by Gabrielle Bellot.

An especially important reading list: Toward Creating a Trans Literary Canon

The (trans) kids are all right: What gender-affirming health care really means

“The desire to force-fit people into societally conditioned boxes has led to sterilizing children and enacting medically unnecessary surgeries on them. These surgeries are irreversible, lead to physical and emotional scarring, and their subjects are un-consenting. They are, to put it bluntly, the coercive application of Western cultural ideals to everyday human bodies.” Alicia Roth Weigel in Intersex, and Erased Again.

Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Therapy: a very useful resource to answer any questions you may have.

A New Chapter in Survivor Led-Care

Tarana Burke on the #MeToo movement today.

Playright and poet Ntozake Shange passed away October 27:

Roxane Gay: What Does a Political Story Look Like in 2018?

“Anger is read as disrespectful, especially when it radiates from Black women. It makes people squirm as they anticipate our next word and deed. There are some who cannot stand under the weight of their own emotion and are incapable of dealing with the potential their anger provides. Luckily, there are Black female artists who are just waiting for someone to press play.” Brooklyn White on The Importance of Black Women’s Rage in Music

Rebecca Traister on the revolutionary power of women’s anger

Finally, this, because I love dressed-up pets:

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