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10 YA Books by Black Authors That You Must Read

In the last few years, there has been a boom in Black authors creating and publishing YA books. Many of them are even becoming instant classics, joining the ranks of notable books like Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. As a POC who has been obsessed with Young Adult (YA) […]

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Skip Squad Fitness: The Movement Celebrating Black Joy

Founder of Skip Squad Fitness, Miss Brown is a creative Skipologist and skip-fit superstar based in London with a refreshing burst of energy slowly taking up the fitness scene, complete with fun charisma. During the first UK lockdown, Miss Brown wanted to keep the blues away and keep herself mentally and physically fit, so she […]

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Naughty or Nice Christmas Wishlist with Deni Todorovic

Deni Torodovic is a vocal activist for queer rights and human rights, pushing the narrative forward around topics of gender, sexuality, politics, race and equality. Identifying as gender non-binary, they are a respected voice within the industry, advocating for inclusivity and inclusive language. Deni has 12 years of industry and freelance experience in fashion, currently working as […]

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The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour with Soju Gang

Despite musical claims made by Andy Williams routinely heralded in TV commercials and shopping malls throughout the festive season, the most wonderful time of the year is actually happy hour. At Subvrt, we want you to have a wonderful time whenever you damn well please so we teamed up with Saintly Hard Seltzer and Soju […]

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Momotaro Apotheca is Redefining the Sexual Health Care Game

Momotaro Apotheca is changing the way we talk about sex. Founder Lindsay Wynn created a pH balanced vaginal care brand that is redefining sexual health care and sex education to remove stigma and challenge the patriarchy. Momotaro was birthed from personal experiences and aims to safely support the vagina’s natural ability to relieve symptoms associated […]

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How Grey’s Anatomy Helps Me Cope with Gender Dysphoria

Writer Jam Bridgett shares their experiences in dealing with gender dysphoria and how watching Grey’s Anatomy helped them explore their need for top surgery, and the aftermath of being cared for and healing. I first saw an episode of Grey’s Anatomy at some point in high school. Then, I watched in disgust as much as […]

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What is Asexuality? Yasmin Benoit Challenges 7 Myths

What is asexuality? For years the definition of asexuality has been misconstrued, leading to incorrect assumptions and damaging stereotypes. Yasmin Benoit is an asexual model, writer and activist trying to bring asexuality and aromanticism into mainstream conversation. As someone who has been openly asexual for the majority of her life, and speaks about asexuality on […]

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