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B. Lani Prunés

15 Signs You Might Be Indoorsy

Indoorsy: adj. One who prefers the confinements of enclosed places over that of outside spaces or those that are mostly outdoors. You have repeatedly chosen a library or café over a park to work or relax in. You have ever… Continue Reading →

When Laws Erase History

Last week, despite protests from senators and The National Council of Teachers of English, as well as the National Coalition Against Censorship, Virginia has approved a bill allowing parents to block explicit sexual content in schools. Lani, you may be… Continue Reading →

Why Race Isn’t A Trope

I was in tears at the news. Hermione is brown now, ya’ll. And we’re not going back. Yes, that’s right! Swaziland-born actress Noma Dumezweni will portray Hermione Granger in the broadway play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and I… Continue Reading →

White People, Come Get Your Boy, @realDonaldTrump

Weeks ago I promised the editor of 20-Something Survival that I’d write a piece about Donald Trump and how fed up I am with him. As a Latina, Trump’s racism with a combo platter of misogyny feels like a repeated… Continue Reading →

Cocks Vs. Guns: What Texas Believes is More Dangerous

When does a prankster’s dream become political activism? When well over a thousand University of Texas students agree to strap a dildo to their backpacks in protest. Not over dorm security or cafeteria food, or even rightfully in protest of… Continue Reading →

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