Niña, mujer, otras
by Bernardine Evaristo
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Un estilo literario rompedor a caballo entre la poesía y la prosa que la autora define como "literatura fusión". Un texto escrito al margen de las convenciones literarias y las reglas habituales de puntuación que, sin embargo, sorprende por su fluidez y facilidad de lectura.

Una Gran Bret
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sai. Megan, ho imparato sulla mia pelle come vengono discriminate le donne, per questo dopo aver cambiato sesso sono diventata femminista, una femminista intersezionale, perché non si tratta solo del genere, ma anche della razza, dell'orientamento sessuale, della classe sociale e di latre intersezioni in cui ci troviamo immersi, di solito incosapevolmente
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sai. Megan, ho imparato sulla mia pelle come vengono discriminate le donne, per questo dopo aver cambiato sesso sono diventata femminista, una femminista intersezionale, perché non si tratta solo del genere, ma anche della razza, dell'orientamento sessuale, della classe sociale e di latre intersezio... More
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io non sono una vittima, non trattarmi mai come una vittima, mia madre non mi ha cresciuta per farmi diventare una vittima
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io non sono una vittima, non trattarmi mai come una vittima, mia madre non mi ha cresciuta per farmi diventare una vittima
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so here goes: women are designed to have babies, not to play with dolls, and why shouldn’t women sit with their legs wide open (if they’re wearing trousers, obv) and what does mannish or manly mean anyway? walking with long strides? being assertive? taking charge? wearing ‘male’ clothes? not wearing make-up? unshaved legs? shaved head (lol), drinking pints instead of wine? preferring football to online make-up tutorials (yawn), and traditionally men wear make-up and skirts in parts of the world so why not in ours without being accused of being ‘effeminate’? what does effeminate actually mean when you break it down?
the thing is, Megan, much as I reject conformist gender bullshit as above, I still feel female, I’ve known it since like forever, for me it’s not about wanting to play with dolls, it goes much deeper than that
it’s what I’ve become these past seven years as I transitioned from Gopal to Bibi
oestrogen, breasts, vagina
LauraTLauraT added a quotation
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so here goes: women are designed to have babies, not to play with dolls, and why shouldn’t women sit with their legs wide open (if they’re wearing trousers, obv) and what does mannish or manly mean anyway? walking with long strides? being assertive? taking charge? wearing ‘male’ clothes? not wearing... More
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over the next few months she felt herself shedding layers of what had been imposed, hoping to reach the core of herself she wondered if she should really have been born a man because she sure as hell didn’t feel like a woman
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over the next few months she felt herself shedding layers of what had been imposed, hoping to reach the core of herself she wondered if she should really have been born a man because she sure as hell didn’t feel like a woman
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she and Lennox dutifully attended church every Sunday for five years to get their girls into the Church of England’s Grey Coat Hospital School in Westminster
I LOVE THIS!!! I TAUGHT THERE!!!!
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she and Lennox dutifully attended church every Sunday for five years to get their girls into the Church of England’s Grey Coat Hospital School in Westminster
I LOVE THIS!!! I TAUGHT THERE!!!!
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as she calls out the register when each class comes into her room that day, determined to quickly memorize their names, knowing the importance of a teacher’s personal touch to establish rapport
Danny, Dawna, Decima, Devonne, Doreene, David
Janet, Jenny, Jackie, Jazil, Chris, Mark, Monica, Matthew
Rosemary, Lenny, Lloyd, Keith, Kevin, Helen, Ian
Sharon, Yasmin, Jasmine, Jasvin, Marlene, Merline, Ekow
Glenford, Garry, Gerry, Tim, Tom, Trevor, Tony, Terry
Kweku, Kwaku, Kwame, Winston, Smita, Leah, Akua
Julia, Jules, Julie, Juliette, Beverley, Brenda, Chaz, Maz, Rory
Remi, Yemi, Abi, Aarti, Eddie, Carlton, Kingley, Shabnam
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as she calls out the register when each class comes into her room that day, determined to quickly memorize their names, knowing the importance of a teacher’s personal touch to establish rapport
Danny, Dawna, Decima, Devonne, Doreene, David
Janet, Jenny, Jackie, Jazil, Chris, Mark, Monica, Matthew
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once she marries Lennox, they’ve agreed he’ll do the cooking, she’ll do the cleaning, he’ll do the shopping, she’ll do the ironing
she didn’t even have to fight for this
she’s lucky to have him
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once she marries Lennox, they’ve agreed he’ll do the cooking, she’ll do the cleaning, he’ll do the shopping, she’ll do the ironing
she didn’t even have to fight for this
she’s lucky to have him
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Dominique resisted saying anything, it would be such a betrayal of Nzinga who insisted on complete loyalty all the while pinching her arm so hard it bruised so that she’d remember to never and I mean never talk to anyone about me or our relationship
you can talk to me, Gaia repeated, laying a light hand on Dominique’s own, transmitting compassionate strength to her, until Dominique felt herself softening and admitted to Gaia, as much as to herself, that yes, she was trapped in a relationship with a violent woman of unsound mind with no foreseeable way out
in betraying Nzinga, she was at last being true to herself
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Dominique resisted saying anything, it would be such a betrayal of Nzinga who insisted on complete loyalty all the while pinching her arm so hard it bruised so that she’d remember to never and I mean never talk to anyone about me or our relationship
you can talk to me, Gaia repeated, laying a light
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when she and her running mate, Dominique, developed a reputation for heckling shows that offended their political sensibilities

their powerfully trained actors’ voices projected from the back of the stalls before they made a quick getaway

they believed in protest that was public, disruptive and downright annoying to those at the other end of it

she remembers pouring a pint of beer over the head of a director whose play featured semi-naked black wo
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when she and her running mate, Dominique, developed a reputation for heckling shows that offended their political sensibilities

their powerfully trained actors’ voices projected from the back of the stalls before they made a quick getaway

they believed in protest that was public, disruptive and do
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PaolaPaola added a quotation
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la vita è tanto più semplice per gli uomini, semplicemente perché le donne sono tanto più complicate di loro
PaolaPaola added a quotation
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la vita è tanto più semplice per gli uomini, semplicemente perché le donne sono tanto più complicate di loro