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

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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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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Bad Breasts?! New Study Finds Breastmilk is Passing Stress to Newborns

New moms do their best to bring their babies up in a care-free bubble that blissfully floats above the sick, sad world the rest of us live in.

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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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A Retiree Renaissance? The Elderly Set Gets Busy

In our youth-obsessed society, the elderly are nearly invisible, hovering near the edges of existence.

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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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Shit My (Non-Biological) Kids Say About Race And Gender

Shutting the door on kids who don't fall within the confines of "the norm" is not a viable option.

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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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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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