Prof type, single mama, and disabled queerdo // Books: The Not Wives; 16 Pills; Panpocalypse (March 2022)
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The Lost Daughter is a horror film about motherhood.

Maggie Gyllenhaal’s feature directorial debut asks us to resist the ideology around motherhood — that it’s natural because it’s sometimes biological and that we must love it because women are innately caring.

What happens when we examine our ideologies and…

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That moment when Clare slips, jumps, or is pushed out of the window by her husband says more to me about bisexuality than most anything else I’ve read or watched. How close she is to Irene at that moment. How close she is to freedom. How close she is…

EXPRESS YOURSELF

This writer’s take: You can write whatever you want. But you have to keep a few things in mind.

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You may have heard about the “Bad Art Friend” scandal, I mean, clickbait, I mean, Twitter fun.

I know that my friends and I can’t seem to stop texting about it (complete with “don’t subpoena this group chat” gallows humor). I write autofiction, also called fiction, and personal essays. I…

Carley Moore

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