Can you imagine if two spirit and queer and trans people of color owned media?
Good morning! Here’s what I’m reading today:
• A group of “Protect the Flag” members in Georgia parked their trucks adorned with the Confederate Flag next to a Black child’s birthday party. [Salon]
Amandla Stenberg is best known as a rising Hollywood actress who played the character of the ill-fated Rue in the Hunger Games. But recently, Stenberg has also come into her own as a budding social justice activist.
I’m a movie-lover, and I especially enjoy going to movies in the theater with my girlfriends.
Happy Tuesday, folks! Here's what we tuned into this morning.
• Roxane Gay highlights the importance of giving 35 women space to tell their deeply personal accounts of being sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby in this week’s New York magazine. [The Toast]
In April every year, that pesky gender wage gap jumps to front-page news again as we mark Equal Pay Day.
At Girls Rock Camps across the United States and Europe, teen and preteen girls form bands and learn how to make music all summer long.
Happy Monday. Here's what we're reading:
• A transit security officer pepper sprayed a crowd outside a summit for Black Lives Matter in Cleveland. [Guardian]
This fall, if people riding San Francisco’s Muni buses actually look up from their phones and glance around, they’ll see something beautiful: pen-and-ink portraits of queer San Francisco residents.
All the girls are surfin’ the wave. This is a mixtape of current surf rock songs from female-fronted bands.
Surf's Up from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.