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Why I’m Marching (and Organizing) for Science

What am I marching for? I’m marching for a childhood that knew the scent of milkweed and the feeling of caterpillars crawling on my hands. I’m marching for the silent moment when a chrysalis turns from green to black-and-orange. I’m marching for a world where you can hear the flutter …

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Born and Made to Live this Way: Part 3, Dad It’s All Your Fault

An understandably confusing aspect of LGBTQIA genetics is how LGBTQIA genes are passed from generation to generation if LGBTQIA people are less likely to have biological children. This confusion may lead an individual to dismiss born this way sentiments or feel affirmed in their understanding that people choose to be …

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Coming Up for Air

It’s been a while since I’ve written something for Queereka. I feel I owe you an apology and explanation. Since my last post I started working on my thesis. I was given several months, as per my institution’s policy. Unfortunately I was also dealing with a cash flow problem. I …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 9 and 10 *SPOILERS*

I want to warn all of you, watching these two episodes was extremely difficult for me, and I would imagine it would be for you as well. Before I spoil you I want to be very sure you know what this article, and what these episodes include: TW for anti-Semitism …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 5 and 6 *SPOILERS*

Hello folks! I hope you enjoy my debut post on Queereka, and that you’ll check out the prior season 3 reviews of Orange is the New Black here and here. Let me know your thoughts in the comments! Episode 5, “Fake it Til You Fake it Some More,” continued the …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 3 and 4 *SPOILERS*

First off: Spoilers. Lots of spoilers. If you don’t like it, skip on past. ALSO, please be aware of the content of the show. There are a multitude of triggering scenes. Ill be avoiding very graphic descriptions here though. Finally, If you haven’t read 1 and 2 yet, you should. Laura did an …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 1 and 2 *SPOILERS*

Finally! After a year of waiting Orange is the New Black has returned! Queereka is going to do something special for season 3! Each day for the next week a writer will post a review for two episodes. Now be warned spoilers are sure to occur, so watch out! Before …

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