DADDY's Best of 2017
Three Thousand and the One: a Snax Odyssey
What better way to recover from your NYE hangover than with our roundup of some of our best articles of 2017? We published a LOT of great work, so no shade intended to writers we don’t cite here, but these were the pieces that gave us goosebumps. #bestofdaddy2017
“We fall in love with people and not with gender,” she said a little sternly. “True,” I thought, “but when I’m in a room full of strangers my eyes never find and follow the men.”
“One does not take an Audre Lorde quote and turn it into a platitude about getting your toenails painted.” Tashina Blom wrote about how self-care isn’t revolutionary unless you’re a revolutionary.
“People are so strange and hot and lovely: one morning I spent my 30 minute ride on the U2 gazing covertly at a girl with limp hair, dreaming of the life we’d have in Rome.” Mikaella Clements on falling in love with strangers:
“The two-piece I was rocking was patterned with perfect paisleys. I stepped out with hesitancy, confidence, pride and a light smattering of fear. “ Hamza Beg talked about wearing a shalwar kameez & weathering white microaggressions.
Jessica Lauren Elizabeth Taylor and Isaiah Lopaz, two brilliant Berlin-based artists from the US, weighed in on the discussion about moving the house of civil rights icon Rosa Parks from Detroit to a private backyard in Wedding.
Self-described prude Samuel Jefferson hit the sex party #Snax for the first time.
And lastly, an ode to being a rude ass bitch – because sometimes, when being polite gets you nowhere, adapting to your surroundings by unleashing the inner beast can be incredibly therapeutic.
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