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#OrlandoStrong — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re both mourning and reading: about the depth of gay bars as sacred spaces, the simultaneous consumption and destruction of Black men in America, and why Hillary Clinton must grow even louder in discussions about race. What we’ve been checking out… Anderson Cooper’s emotional tribute […]

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The Bland Nothingness of Whiteness and Pop Feminism — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Ariel Zambelich/NPR Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re taking a look at the ubiquitous nothingness of whiteness, the beauty in being a misfit, and why pop feminism might not be such a bad thing. What we’ve been checking out… Why is it so hard to talk about white identity? Code Switch’s inaugural podcast […]

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Vulnerable Visibility and Why Girls Can’t Code — The Weekly reFRESH

"Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin."

This week, we’re crushing on Amandla Stenberg, listening to the best playlist to a book ever created, and learning about what trans people actually do in bathrooms. (Psst: what everyone else does.) What we’re reading/watching:  We could not be more obsessed with this #StarringConstanceWu hashtag that imagines the “Fresh Off The Boat” star in top Hollywood films. […]

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The Anti-Mansplainer Script and A Serial Champion for Girls — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Portra Images/ Getty Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing, a script for potential mansplainers, a practical solution to end the wage gap, and why Trump is not the anomaly Republicans would like us to believe. What we’ve been checking out… Loretta Lynch delivers one of the most epic speeches ever and we […]

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Making Lemonade and what a “woman card” actually gets you — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Billboard Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing insight into the multiple layers of slayage that is Beyoncé, the literal price of a Black life, and all the “rewards” the “woman card” will get you. What we’ve been checking out… From her allusions to Yoruba culture to Black women dressed in white baptism […]

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