An elderly gay couple who’d been together for like 20 yrs were forcibly separated by the state in Sonoma County. Their things — the things they collected over a LIFETIME OF LOVE — were auctioned off, as was their house. How deeply tragic.
Remember how angry I was at Sherry Jones’ books on A’isha? I was PISSED she cited Fatema Mernessi as a source, too, since the final products reflected very little engagement with Muslim feminisms. Here’s a little sample of how awesome Fatema Mernessi is.
Hey, did you know? Giving birth to your rapist’s baby is a sign you’ve won!! Victory lap with placenta FTW!
Dorothy Heights, a civil rights pioneer, died on Tuesday. Dude, her, Wilma Mankiller… who’s on third?