Knitting My Own Clothes Let Me See My Body Clearly
"There is such power in creating something designed to fit only you. It’s a quiet fuck-you to any clothing company or magazine or person that’s ever made you feel less." An excerpt from Alanna Okun's essay collection The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater.
Armistead Maupin: I've Stopped Speaking To Trump-Supporting Family Members
With his Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin changed the way LGBT people were depicted – and viewed – by the mainstream. Now, as his outrageous first memoir is published, he tells BuzzFeed News how he left his white supremacist upbringing behind to become an icon of LGBT literature.
27 Books Every Woman In America Should Read
These novels, essay collections, memoirs, histories, and more will help you understand why there is no feminism without intersectionality, why we should remember our history before we repeat it, and why Roe v. Wade is a lot more tenuous than you might think.