With this week’s Afternoon Snack, we hope to lessen your burden and bring some light to your search history. Sip your coffee or your tea and, in the wake of the new moon, give your self the space to recover and start a new week. We’ll be doing the same.
The Self Defense Starter Kit is an awesome zine with self defense tutorials from two awesome Muslim ladies who met at The Wing! Practical advice for practical broads!
On the subject of practical advice, we can all look to American Badass Kamala Harris when it comes to overcoming manterruptions at work. And in the meantime, we all look forward to more killer looks like this in the Senate:
As much as we love and appreciate Senator Harris’s struggle against manterruptions in Congress, it’s also important to hold the people you respect accountable for the shitty things they’ve done. In this case, it’s important to call out the Senator’s anti-sex worker position and her fight against Backpage, which is only going to drive sex work even further underground and put more sex workers at risk of violence and exploitation.
Uber founder Travis Kalanick has been forced to step down as CEO and we are SO STOKED, FUCK THAT GUY
ATTENTION FANTASY FANS AND FANS OF ALANNA SPECIFICALLY: Jenny Slate is on our side and we always knew that she was great.
This is an intense, introspective look of a mother’s struggle with her own body and self-hood after carrying creating two humans and then being their only source of food, warmth, and literally every other thing in the world. Also there’s some real crone stuff happening at the end of the piece that we really resonated with.
The longest day of the year has come and gone, but we persist. Now they days will get shorter and shorter, and with the waxing crescent moon pushing us forward, we persist. With all the things looming over us, we persist. We’re glad you’re here.