Blog, Social Justice

Company Pride Logos: Performative or Productive?

Scenario: It’s May 31st. Every company logo has their normal color, normal style, normal everything. The clock strikes midnight on June 1st? Rainbow, rainbow, rainbow! Although the visibility for the queer community is admirable, it begs the question: is changing your company’s logo for Pride considered performative or productive?   There are a few different sides …

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Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy with Emma and Niba

Emma hypes up an option from June’s Feminist Book Club box, Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventures, edited by Lydia Rogue. Then, using the Realm of Elderlings series by Robin Hobb, Niba takes an in depth look into feminism in fantasy as we watch female and non-binary characters …

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Funeral for Flaca Author Interview with Emilly Prado

Emilly Giselle Prado is a writer, community organizer, and the Director of Youth Programs at Literary Arts in Portland, Oregon with roots in the San Francisco Bay Area and Michoacán, Mexico. She is the author of youth non-fiction title, Examining Assimilation. Her debut essay collection, Funeral for Flaca, is forthcoming with Future Tense Books on …

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The Ugly Cry: An Interview with Danielle Henderson + Phalin reviews The Gratitude Jar

The Ugly Cry is one of this year’s most talked-about books and for good reason. Renee chats with author Danielle Henderson about family, coming of age, trauma, comedy, and so much more. Then Phalin gives a brief overview of the heartwarming book The Gratitude Jar and discusses how practicing the nightly routine helped move her …

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Happy Audiobook Month!

June is Audiobook Month and, while I’m always celebrating audiobooks, I thought it’d be a great time to highlight some of my favorites and some of our community’s favorites! I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for ways to squeeze in a bit more reading time. Audiobooks are one way to do that. …

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Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Like Water for Chocolate with Natalia and Three Beach Reads with Emma

Ready for the beach? Feeling hungry? We’ve got a double header of reviews that will be perfect for you. First Natalia reviews Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, a book she campaigns for on the regular to fellow Feminist Book Club members and thinks should be required reading for everyone. Then Emma briefly reviews …

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