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Born Both, and Beautiful

What a rare treat it was to meet Hida Viloria, queer Latinx intersex activist and educator. At Seattle’s Elliot Bay Books, s/he read excerpts from her recently published memoir, Born Both, and discussed related issues with the folks who came … Continue reading

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Cooking for Peace and Justice

Shortly after the election, I joined a group of neighbors to share notes on what constructive actions we might start, or continue, taking. In addition to big-P political action, we decided to start Soup Fridays. We have a large community … Continue reading

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Coalition Politics

Someplace in my attic, there is a box with a photocopy of the pages from Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology that provide a transcription of a speech Bernice Johnson Reagon gave at the West Coast Women’s Music Festival in … Continue reading

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