Amber George

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Talking About Women of Color in the Arts with Feminist Zine 'OOMK'

The magazine's all about sisterhood for female artists of color and faith.<p><i>This article first appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Zine publishing and DIY culture has a long-running and thriving connection to the feminist discourse. The current wave of self-published material from women and girls is an exciting and …

Women of Color Working in STEM Fields Are Frequently Mistaken for Janitors

<i>Teenage scientist Alexa Dantzler works in a chemisty lab at Emory University. Photo by Isabelle Saldana.</i>Almost half of Black and Latina women working …

The "Tragic" Humanity of Black Trans Women

<i>Clockwise from left: Lamia Beard, Yazmin Vash Payne, Penny Proud and Ty Underwood. Credit: Autostraddle.com Staff</i><p>When I was coming to terms with my gender identity in 2012, my initial understanding of the transgender experience was rudimentary at best. At issue were the run-of-the-mill things like …

Snap Out Of Sunday Sadness Six Fix: Interview With The ‘Broad City’ Girls + More

1. Broad City wrapped up season 2 this past week and I’m a little devastated. Reading this interview with Ilana and Abbi helped to ease the pain.<p>2. …

Relive All of Broad City's Nightmare Adventures From Season 2 With This Helpful Map - PAPER

You know how you're always sitting around your boring apartment wishing that you could join Abbi and Ilana on an awesome adventure around New York City? (No? Just me?) Well, with this helpful map, you can now visit all of the IRL establishments that correspond to the semi-fictional places in <i>Broad</i> …

UN unveils permanent memorial to victims of transatlantic slave trade

United Nations officials today welcomed the unveiling at the world body’s New York Headquarters of a permanent memorial to the victims of slavery and …

6 Tips to Be a Productive Procrastinator

As a freelance writer who works from home, I spend a lot of time procrastinating (if I have ever met you, even in passing, I have Facebooked/Googled …

Procrastination

This Personality Trait Leads To Wealth And Happiness; Do You Have It?

Dear Business Owner,<p>The last time we talked, I know I was pretty hard on you, telling you the 7 Reasons You Won’t Ever Be Successful.<p>But I want to make it up to you. And I think I can.<p>Let’s leave the past behind us. No hard feelings, okay? Let’s focus on the future. On what you <i>can</i> do to be …

Abortion Lies Doctors Are Forced to Tell

If the bill sitting on Republican Governor Doug Ducey desk is signed today, doctors in Arizona will be required to tell a patient receiving a medical …

Feminism

Sachin Teng's Incredible Imagination

Sachin Teng was one of the first artists I was entirely blown away by upon discovering back in 2009. The style was so original and new, Sachin’s …

Tour of Luis Barragán Architectural Sites

Luis Barragán was the preeminent modernist Mexican architect. Sometimes characterized as the Frank Lloyd Wright of Mexico, he was the second winner …

So You Want to Be a Freelance Graphic Designer?

Design and Illustration careers are as varied as the artists that inhabit them. Today we’ll explore the world of freelance graphic designers. As in …