Sarah Gladstone

Sarah Gladstone

Bio

Writer, reader, general fan of all forms of honest storytelling. Optimistic realist, packaged like a pessimist. Strong believer in real world magic, intersectionality, and exploring gender and stories of mixed race identity. Supporter of public libraries, breakfast for dinner, and denim-on-denim. 

Sarah Gladstone Articles

For Six Days, I Almost Had HIV

All I heard was “positive."

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90's Grrrl Power Lives on in the 21st Century

Beneath the ear-worming melodies and undeniable pop-froth of the '90s was a latent feminist agenda that's still informing the woman I am today.

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7 Thrift Store Summer Reads To Boost Your Adventure IQ

I’m always a little baffled when I hear people say, “I don’t like to read.” To me, it’s on par with saying “I don’t like music,” or “I ju

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Lupita Nyong'o! Let Us Count the Ways! (Be Our Best Friend)

Looking for a new bestie with an “in” with the Academy?

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New Peter Pan Movie "Racebends" Princess Tiger Lily, Casts Caucasian Poster-child Rooney Mara

Last we checked, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo was not Native American.

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Lupita Nyong'o Is Lancôme's Newest Ambassador and No, It's Not Because She's Black 

Lupita Nyong'o is “challenging” traditional ideas of beauty—but it's not because she's brown.

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Science Is Sweet: Nerd out on these Visual Images of Sound

Want to see sound? Check out this NPR video to see just how magical science can be.

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Beauty's In the Eye of the Beholder (And Other American Myths)

As Americans we have fallen prey to a particular "look" —namely white and thin—and suffer from an inability to shatter it. The result? A backhanded compliment of the hybrid variety: “You’re pretty . . . for a black girl.”

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