I wrote for the Huffington Post blog about the ongoing repression of pro-Palestine activism on Canadian campuses.
Against my better judgment, I became a member of the New Democratic Party of Canada. Here’s why.
I wrote a submission for the Jewish American Princess zine about growing up in awe of Jewish women and hoping to become one. This zine was created and edited by Julie Weinberg-Connors, with submissions from Jewish women and gender non-conforming people, as a method of complicating, embracing, and disentangling stereotypes and experiences of Jewish womanhood.
Some of the best reads from the previous week, including five articles — and, yes, one of them is mine.
Illustration by Angelica Alzona (Jezebel).
A collection of six readings on “femme” identity, situating the term and idea within Blackness and anti-racism.
A collection of last week’s best reads, including five articles and one video lecture.
Photograph by Mengwen Cao, February 5, 2017 (The Guardian)
When apps like Tinder first hit the mainstream, people were quick to reflect on how casual dating was killing modern romance. In the years since, millennials were mocked for concepts like “ghosting” — the practice of slowly killing off a relationship through avoiding, evasion, and silence.
But what does the supposed death of modern romance mean for those of us who have never had it as an option? Is “ghosting” experienced differently by queer people? And if so, how?
Proponents of rationalism and free debate are perfectly willing to silence any conversation that questions their perceptions of the world. But when our daily lives are absurd in the most dangerous ways, the answer isn’t to fall back into the trap of responding with more fantasy.
In NYC, affordable housing is under attack. As the forces of gentrification move through Brooklyn, landlords and developers are doing everything in their power to displace rent-stabilized tenants — particularly in minority communities like Greenpoint, Bushwick, and Bedford-Stuyvesant, that have long been underserved by the City.
Portions of this post originally appeared in two articles written for RentLogic.
Affordable housing is serious business in Brooklyn. Squarely in the crosshairs of gentrifiers, the borough — oft-celebrated, oft-condemned — is a rental market battleground.
Portions of this post were originally published in two posts on the RentLogic blog.