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Nossa Puta Sagrada, Our Blessed Whore, explores the complexities of a woman’s sexuality. It ruptures the false dichotomy between a whore and a saint and challenges what a respectable woman could …

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Written by: Jessica Alvarenga Photos: Collaboration with Adrian Burrell Break ups break us. The pain can linger for days, months, or several life cycles. Usually, I hide heartbreaks under my …

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Written by: Rafael Zu and Jessica Alvarenga Translated by: Jessica Alvarenga In colonial Brazil, a quilombo was a place where runaway slaves would take refuge and be free. Novos quilombos, …

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