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teaching us to swim

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe L. Moraga My rating: 5 of 5 stars This anthology by radical, feminist and mostly lesbian Women of Colour has the aura of a revolutionary moment. I loved the range of styles, especially the wonderful poems and prose poems, and generally the… Continue reading teaching us to swim

Blackness, history & love · Books · Colonisation · Gender · GSRM/LGBTQIA · Performance & Arts

It feels right to me

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde My rating: 5 of 5 stars There is something spellbinding about reading this book, as though one had stepped into a room where someone was speaking, quietly and clearly, and a crowd of people were listening intently, feeling together in mutual awareness and sympathy. It must be… Continue reading It feels right to me