Black Lesbian Couple Murdered In Texas

  • A Black lesbian couple was murdered in Galveston County, Texas. The bodies of Crystal Jackson and Britney Cosby, both 24, were found on Friday. The women had lived together for two years and were parents to Jackson’s five-year-old child. It’s unclear as of right now if their sexuality was a factor in their murders. [Autostraddle, ABC News]
  • Here’s an interview with MSNBC host and new mama Melissa Harris-Perry about the politics and pitfalls of motherhood in America. [Think Progress]
  • Can a polygamist also be a feminist? [Slate]
  • On why the lesbian and queer community is fashion’s biggest blind spot. [Fashionista]
  • A report on domestic violence services available in 2013 highlights a continued need for resources to shelters. []
  • On the “bootyliciousness” of Beyoncé and Josephine Baker. [Bitch Magazine]
  • Check out this trailer for the documentary “Pier Kids: The Life” about LGBTQ kids of color who are homeless. [IndieWire]
  • A history of women whose tongues have been ripped out. (Yes, really.) [The Hairpin]
  • On the racism lobbed against the remake of “Annie” for casting a young Black actress as the titular character. [Clutch Magazine]

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