7 Essays To Read: Onscreen Black Love, Dementia, And Hooking Up As A Millennial
This week, Bim Adewunmi asks why black women so rarely find love on the big screen. Read that and other pieces from xoJane, VICE, The New York Times, and more.
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Gideon Jacobs, who played Aaron on Wet Hot American Summer, recalls surviving fake summer camp and a career as a child actor. Catie Disabato explains why it's hard for her to talk about being bisexual. Ana Saldamando writes about having Lyme disease and what it's like when no one believes you're sick. Aaron Foley praises Lebron James in Trainwreck. Isaac Oliver remembers a steamy night spent with a dolphin furry. Kathleen Alcott reflects on her journey to "find home" in a life riddled by poverty and temporary homes. And finally, Naomi Jackson details the vulnerability of black women's lives and coping with racial violence through faith.