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The LGBTQ Community & Laverne Cox

Without a doubt, society has become accepting of the LGBTQ community in the past fifty years. 92% of the LGBTQ community say that society is more accepting than a decade ago, and the same number are optimistic that the acceptance will continue to grow over the next decade. 549 more words

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Answering a much Dreaded Question: What's your Dissertation about?

I realize that it has been quite awhile since I’ve been posting about some of my own research and an update is long overdue. Hence, I decided that it might be a good point to talk a little bit about my dissertation project and what I’ve been working on over the past year . 788 more words

Thank God for Documentaries, 'Orange is the New Black', and Laverne Cox

The video posted above is a promotional trailer for ‘Free CeCe’, a new documentary that is currently in production and that will illustrate the life of CeCe McDonald. 740 more words

On The Luxury of White Surprise

Content note: this post — and the links it includes — contain discussion of anti-black and anti-trans homicides, racism and cissexism in the prison industry, and domestic violence. 1,065 more words


#FreeMarissa! No ground to stand on

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This post was written by NC FIST member Danielle Boachie and first appeared on her blog “Womancipation Proclamation” – http://womancipation.wordpress.com/

Marissa Alexander has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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No Ground to Stand on.

Marissa Alexander has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Marissa is the victim here. Her husband beat her while she was pregnant. After yet another beating, Alexander fired a warning shot which traveled through a wall and into the ceiling.

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