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Why representation in media matters and why marginal voices have to be loud

Representation in media matters. It matters a hell of a lot. Here’s a recent New York Times article on the extreme lack of diversity in children’s literature. Perhaps this exclusivity, in which children of color are at best background characters, … Continue reading

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Observations from an Anti-Choice Protest

I spent this past Saturday morning escorting patients at a women’s health clinic (re: “abortion factory” per fundamentalists), so I thought I’d share some observations, aside from the signs and the shoving flyers in people’s faces that are common optics … Continue reading

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The Unbelievers: An unbelievably missed opportunity at diversity

EDITED: I was reminded that Cameron Diaz’s father, of course, was of Cuban descent, so I updated the total number of persons of color to ‘two’ to avoid erasing her heritage arbitrarily. So a couple of weeks ago I caught … Continue reading

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