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Things We Saw Today: On Good Friday We Celebrate Tessa Thompson Serving Us Denise Huxtable Vibes

Tessa Thompson's new cover reminds us of fashion icon Lisa Bonet, some Star Wars fans want to Meryl Streep to play Leia in Episode IX, and Roxane Gay breaks down what makes supporting the Roseanne reboot a problem.

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Could Roxane Gay Be Taking Over to Write the Batgirl Film?

The Bad Feminist and Black Panther: World of Wakanda author tweeted her interest in writing the Batgirl movie, and got a promising response.

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Was There a Queer Story Removed from Black Panther?

Short answer...maybe?

People are wondering where the queer scene in the Black Panther script went?

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C’mon, Marvel! How Do You Not Invite Roxane Gay or Yona Harvey to the Black Panther Premiere?

We were all excited about the Black Panther premiere (I mean, those purple-carpet photos, tho!), and are even more excited for this movie to finally come out! However, as we were looking through the premiere photos, which seemed to include every single black person from all walks of entertainment, including Black Panther comic writer, Ta-Nehisi Coates, there were two faces that were notably absent.

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Roxane Gay Defends Writer Sarah Hollowell Against Fatphobia at the Midwest Writers Workshop

One would think that in the areas of academia, publishing, and literature, a person could be free from toxic, arbitrary beauty standards and fat-shaming. Alas, you'd be wrong, and writer Roxane Gay is using her name and platform to call out an institution with which she's had a relationship...until they decided not to give someone a particular position for being too fat.

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18 Books You Should Read in 2018

There are a lot of great movies and shows that are coming out in 2018, but in addition to visual media, books and graphic novels are also going to be killing it next year.

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Editor’s Notes Revealed in Simon & Schuster’s Rebuttal to Milo Yiannopoulos Lawsuit Both Hilarious and Infuriating

I know that Christmas was a couple of days ago, but this tweet from yesterday totally makes it feel like Christmas is still happening!

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Things We Saw Today: Trump Says He “Doesn’t Remember Much” About His Aide Proposing a Meeting With Putin

Ever since Mueller Monday, it's become harder for Trump to scream that the Russian collusion investigation is a nothingburger witch hunt, because his former aide George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with the Russians. Trump says his memory is just so darned fuzzy about the whole thing.

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Things We Saw Today: Cameron Esposito and Roxane Gay Both Want to Join The L Word Sequel

You might've heard that popular lesbian drama The L Word is preparing for a comeback on Showtime, with many of the original actors possibly returning. But did you see that comedian Cameron Esposito and Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay have both expressed their interests in this project and do it Showtime, don't you dare throw this opportunity aside.

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Roxane Gay’s Fatphobic Ordeal Reveals Cracks in Australian Journalist’s “Feminism”

Usually, when interviewers are speaking directly with a well-known writer and activist whose latest book deals with issues of which that writer has first-hand experience, the interviewer's best bet is to allow the writer to speak on the subject, giving them a platform rather than attempting to describe the experience themselves, or make the experience about themselves. This was not one of those times.

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Roxane Gay Confirms World of Wakanda’s Disappointing Cancellation

Shortly after Black Panther and the Crew got the cancellation order from Marvel, another Black Panther-centric comic gets dropped.

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For Roxane Gay, Simon & Schuster Canceling Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book At This Stage Is Too Little, Too Late

Back in January, feminist writer Roxanne Gay pulled her latest book, How to Be Heard, from her publisher, Simon & Schuster, because they were also giving a platform to known Bigot-of-All-Trades Milo Yiannopoulos. Lately, everyone (except for maybe Bill Maher) is starting to realize that Yiannopoulos is a liability, and are cutting ties with him, including Simon & Schuster. But for Gay, it's too little, too late.

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Roxane Gay Pulls Her Book from Simon & Schuster’s Lineup Because of Milo Yiannopoulous’ Book Deal

Like most of us, Roxane Gay didn't approve of Simon & Schuster offering a lucrative book deal to internet hatemonger Milo Yiannopoulous. Unlike us, she was in a position to actually do something about it that would catch the attention of the folks at Simon & Schuster, and so, she did.

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Feminist Writer Roxane Gay and Poet Yona Harvey to Write New World of Wakanda Title For Marvel

The world of Marvel Comics' Wakanda is about to get a lot more feminine. After the success of Ta-Nehisi Coates' current run on Black Panther, Marvel has made another big move in an attempt to diversify not only their characters, but the writers and artists in their employ.

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Things We Saw Today: Help Make This LEGO Amelia Earhart Set a Reality

Up, up, and away!

Master builders Ellen Kooijman (Alatariel) and Brad Meltzer have devised this awesome Amelia Earhart LEGO set!

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The Mary Sue Holiday 2015 Gift Guide, Part 1: Books!

It's that time of year again! Listed here are some great books to pick up for nerdy, feminist friends and family (or, you know, maybe even yourself).

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