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

The Racial Undertones of Calling Women "Vanilla" and "Chocolate"

Hot vanilla. Sweet vanilla woman. Break me off a piece of that vanilla girl! Nope. Nobody says that.

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The Great and Powerful Tube: Is T.V. Helping America Conquer Racism?

We’ve come a long way since the duo-chromatic days of black and white TV.

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New York Implements 'Good to Go" Campaign, Coffee Will Never Be the Same

What if there was something just as easy, just as reliable and convenient as those disposable to-go cups but totally eliminated the waste? Nope, it's not a hippie's LSD-induced fever dream. It's just some clever entreprenuers from Brooklyn...

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A Napa home damaged by the earthquake (Credit: Alvin Jornada/EPA)

This Is What Your First Earthquake Feels Like

Yesterday morning, I was shaken by the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the Bay Area.

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For Six Days, I Almost Had HIV

All I heard was “positive."

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Marius the Giraffe: The Butchering of a Zoo Baby

When it comes to baby animals, oohing and ahhing and squeeeing around them (baby bunny . . . squeee!) is usually the way to go.

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Not All Women Are The Moon

Why are women so content with being a cold, distant, light-stealing stone?

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Dear Disney, We Demand a Plus-Sized Princess

Kids see it, we see it, the American people see it: Disney princesses perpetuate an unrealistic portrayal of the female body.

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Shia LaBeouf: "I'm Not Famous Anymore"

Film festivals are the Fashion Week of the movie world – where the filmmakers congregate to present their art and where the hype and rumors are bor

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Brave New World: Is the Dawn of the Digital Age Damaging Our Youth?

The internet is weird and gross and hilarious and helpful.

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