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[Book Review] Pain Slut

Title: Pain Slut (Subs’ Club #2) Author: J.A. Rock Rating:  Yeah, No Thanks Genre/Category: Contemporary, BDSM, Romance, Interracial, M/M Release Date: February 1, 2016 Publisher: Riptide Publishing Note: I will not be linking to the author, their social media, or … Continue reading

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Grayson #20 and WOC as the “Wrong Choice” Love Interests

Note: You may disagree with this reading. You may think that’s not a valid reading. That’s fine, but as experiencing misogynoir in a comic that I adore and having clear proof that women of color (especially Black women) will always … Continue reading

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Stitch on Fansplaining’s Two-Part Episode About Race and Fandom!

Earlier this week I got a chance to participate in an episode of fandom podcast Fansplaining that was all about race/racism in fandom and giving people of color a chance to speak about what they’d witnessed and experienced. It was … Continue reading

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Black Ladies Deserve Love Too: Lupita Nyong’o, Concern Trolling, and White Feminism

Yesterday, internet gossip revealed that 12 Years A Slave actress (and all around adorable human being) Lupita Nyong’o was in talks to star opposite Chadwick Boseman in 2018’s Black Panther solo movie. One of the earliest (now seemingly refuted) tidbits … Continue reading

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Letters to the Author – JK Rowling

Part passive aggressive stress valve, part honest attempt at expressing my continuous frustration with JKR, this first post for Letters to the Author  is me at my grouchiest. Future posts will be more moderate. Maybe. Dear Jo: I can’t remember … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters Trailer #1: A Major Bust.

My nine year old niece wants to be a scientist when she grows up. For holidays and birthdays she begs for science kits and star wars stuff (because she dreams of being a scientist in SPACE). She does experiments and … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday : WOC as Props in Pop Music

Originally written in hm… 2013, I think in response to Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, and Lily Allen using WOC as props in their videos.   There’s such a huge difference between how WOC and white women treat WOC (specifically Black women … Continue reading

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Fandom’s Huge Race Problem Essay #2: Co-Opted Experiences and Identities in Fandom

AKA How to appropriate cultures and lose respect in the process Content notes: Aside from discussing racism in different forms across different cultures, this post also will talk briefly about the Holocaust and Transatlantic slavery. Note that I am AfroCaribbean … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101 – Issues of Immortal Morality-

Welcome to Urban Fantasy 101, where we look at Dos and Donts along with discussions about good and tropes when writing Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance stories. Later on there’ll be themed book reclists (AKA – Required Reading) and eventually … Continue reading

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#FlashbackFriday – Preference and Race in the Dating World

Originally written in 2013 on Tumblr.   I hate the word preference. Or at least, I hate the concept of that most people have of it in terms of dating. I hate that not only has society made it okay … Continue reading

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