ISSUE 14 | May 22, 2017
We're throwing a week long self-care party, and you're invited!
GET YOUR PURR FIX
Is catless purring a little weird? Maybe. Is it also totally awesome? For sure.
WATCH: EXPLORING SOCIAL ACTIVISM THROUGH THE SPOKEN WORD
By TaneshaNicole Tyler
READ: Year of Yes
How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
WATCH: HER STORY
"Her Story is about two trans women in Los Angeles who have given up on love, when suddenly chance encounters give them hope."
WATCH: WALKING AS A REVOLUTIONARY ACT OF SELF-CARE (TED)
"When black women walk, things change"
WATCH: SLEEP TO DREAM
Indulge in this gorgeous, pro-woman, pro-body spoken word poem.
LISTEN: FREEDOM HIGHWAY
"Rhiannon Giddens Speaks For The Silenced"
TREAT YOURSELF: DIY MANIS!
Bonus: At a tidy $2.68, these self-care nail decals from Hannah Daisy is are a fun way to jazz up your diy spa day.
Hannah Daisy makes beautiful illustrations of #BoringSelfCare
LISTEN: MEDITATION RELAXATION
LISTEN: POST-ELECTION RESISTANCE AND EMPOWERMENT PLAYLIST
Crowdsourced from Pantsuit Nation.
READ: RESILIENCE IS ABOUT HOW YOU RECHARGE, NOT HOW YOU ENDURE
READ: BODY SCRUBS, FEATHER ROBES, AND OTHER FAILED EXPERIMENTS IN SELF CARE
WATCH: UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT
LISTEN: NANCY PODCAST
"BFFs Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay…"
LISTEN: BROADWAY.COM'S SELF CARE PLAYLIST
WATCH: MAN ABOUT CAKE
LISTEN: SHIT TOWN
"John despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it."
(CN: Suicide, racially violent language)
LISTEN: ANTHEMS FOR SELF-CARE, SEX AND SENSUALITY
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WATCH: CHEWING GUM
5 Reasons to Check Out Chewing Gum, a Netflix Hidden Gem
WATCH: MASTER OF NONE
TV you can disappear into. If you don't have a Netflix account, find a friend with a comfy couch and invite yourself over for a few hours.
WATCH: ALL OF MAYIM BIALIK's YOUTUBE VIDEOS
LISTEN: 2 DOPE QUEENS
"Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t.
WATCH: HOW TO SELF CARE?!
"the basics of an important human thingy"