Greatest country in the world my ass. I work in medical philanthropy, and we do raise money to fund cancer research, and helping women get mammograms, but we know what we do most of the time? We help people pay their rent because all their money to going towards cancer treatment, or we raise money for the free bed… Read more
They saw an article about blackness that they could pounce on and be trite and contrarian.
I’m really glad you wrote this, thank you. It was very thoughtful and I appreciate seeing "women's issues" being taken seriously instead of dismissed as vain, stupid, or frivolous. Keep up the good work. ❤️
Look I get why people might call worrying about their hair frivolous but people are not limited to only worry about their hair or the other, more dangerous implications of COVID. Saying someone is being ridiculous for worrying about this is as about as accurate as the notion that someone who identifies as a woman is… Read more
I have already felt
dread concern over what will happen if Quarantine is lifted on a Monday and I have to return to my office without getting my locs retwisted and lined-up. I cannot imagine how it is for essential-workers, especially those who have job mandates around standards of “neatness” that are hard to meet if… Read more
I am so thankful for articles about the less seen, less visible impacts of the pandemic. As a white woman, the limits of personal care (haircuts, eyebrows, nails) had been apparent to me, but thank you for giving this perspective time to breath in the world. So many pieces of our lives are being damaged right now.… Read more
Every single covid-19 article must be about death rate and abject suffering, never about how it’s impacting other aspects of people’s day to day lives or routines.
lol did Ashley ever say COVID isn’t serious and people aren’t dying? No. She’s writing a story about how a subset of people are affected by shelter in place orders and the pressure Black women face regarding their hair and appearance. What, you want every single article put out by Jezebel to be about how many more… Read more