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

Comic Books: Not Just for White Dudes Anymore

Comic book heroes are part of an American tradition that spans across age, community, and social subcultures. But let’s be real.

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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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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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US Army Bans Nap-tural Styles for Women, Causes Racial Stir

Women who want to wear their hair natural must choose: protect your curls or protect your country. Because apparently, you can’t have it both ways.

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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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Babies: Adorable Mischief Makers! New Theory On Why Babies Cry At Night

A new study is questioning why babies cry all night and generally exhaust their parents... and no it's not because they're hungry, wet, lonely or scared. It's way more calculated—we're talking Stewie-style world domination.

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The Racist Truth Behind the Ice Cream Truck Jingle

The ice cream truck may be tainted forever.

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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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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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