Lessons From Beyonce and Nicki Minaj’s Feminist Friendship

“Through her friendship with Nicki Minaj, it’s clear that when Beyoncé breaks through doors, she doesn’t close them behind her, but instead opens them for others to succeed. Beyoncé supports and encourages Nicki, and Nicki has been vocal about the influence Mrs. Carter has had on her, both personally and professionally”

Read the list in full HERE

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Beyond Definition: On Queer Black Love and Kaleidoscope Identity

Kim Katrin Milan talking about her love with her new husband. Incredible femme woman, definitely one of my idols. The entire piece is beautiful, you should check it out HERE!

“On Being Femme

I have found the fullness in my femmeness because so many previous partners were threatened and unwilling to understand how powerful it is. While I helped them choose bow ties and blazers, I was critiqued for my pace in heels and the amount of makeup I wore. His embodiment of his masculinity makes more space for my femininity to be acknowledged as integral to my mental and emotional health. For the first time, my femininity feels essential and valuable.”

5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism

“what matters is your impact, not your intentions, and you don’t get credit for thinking good thoughts” —>THIS SO MUCH

This is a great list. I feel it’s essential as white presenting feminists that we address that privilege so we can use it in our own circles to challenge dominant cultures systemic racist ideals, and to be able to acknowledge and change when we’re contributing to the oppression of others.

Full list HERE

31 Womyn Show Us The Right Way To Respond To Common Excuses for Rape

These are all amazing, and ALL true.

Some of my favorites are, “Why does alcohal excuse his actions but condemn mine?” and “Do I have the right to shove pizza down your throat just because you enjoy eating pizza?”

 

TRUTH

Sugar N Spikes NOW ON ETSY!

Hello folks!

So Heather and I finally have our Etsy UP AND RUNNING! Sugar N Spikes Toronto is LIVE people!! 😀

We have options for gifts to suit every occasion and wow every crowd! From hand crafted jewelry and bead work to tasty treats and diaper creations, we are thrilled to work with YOU to create custom pieces and gifts to suit your needs! Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any ideas or like anything you see!
Check out our adorable charm bracelets too! Customized in just about any way you can imagine, so much fun!