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Media 

Crip Kinship tour recordings, vulnerable talks, and Mad femme offerings.

A virtual conversation with Patty Berne and Shayda hosted by Book Passage. Image description: a video still of the front of Book Passage, a brick building with trees and bushes in the front. 

A virtual conversation with Dr. Paul/Leena/Paulina Abustan and Shayda hosted by Country Bookshelf. Image description: a video still of the front of Crip Kinship and Shayda and Paul/Leena/Paulina's names. 

A virtual conversation with Maria Palacios and Shayda hosted by Charis Books.
Image description: a video still of the front of Crip Kinship and Shayda and Maria Palacios' names. 

A virtual conversation with Nomy Lamm at Orca Books. Image description: A still from Orca Books and the screen is black with a play button.

A virtual conversation with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Shayda hosted by Elliot Bay Books and the Seattle Public Library. Image description: A Zoom still with an ASL interpreter on the top left, Shayda on the top right, and Leah in the bottom center of the frame.

A virtual conversation with seeley quest at Women & Children First. Image description: A still from Women & Children First & Access Living's Youtube page for Shayda Kafai's Crip Kinship digital book tour. To the right of the text is a picture of Shayda and the cover of Crip Kinship.

Image description: A still from Book Soup's Crowdcast page for Shayda Kafai's Crip Kinship digital book tour. 

Image description: A still from Left Bank Book's event for Shayda Kafai's Crip Kinship digital book tour. On the left side is a picture of Shayda, in the middle, a picture of Crip Kinship, and to the right a picture of adrienne maree brown.

Image description: A still from Skylight Book's Crowdcast page for Shayda Kafai's Crip Kinship digital book tour.

Image description: images of Shayda Kafai, Amanda Leduc, and covers of their books under "The Word on the Street: Toronto Book & Magazine Festival" "Diaspora Dialogues" series. In the background is an illustration of a colorful city.

Keynote for Excess: An Interdisciplinary Open Access Critical Femininities Conference, "Queer Interventions: Mad Femme Excess in Parts." August 2021. Image description: a video still of Shayda speaking, her hand in movement. She is sitting in an office. 

TEDx Talk, "The Langauge of Madness." Image description: a video still of Shayda standing in a red tank, eyes closed, talking with her hands. Green and blue balloons are in the backgound.

Content Note: an honest conversation about suicide, suicidality, and self-harm.

SoulPancake Episode, "Suicide Attempt Survivors Bust Myths about Suicide."
Image description: a video still with a picture of two young women and the text, "are suicidal thoughts like what we see on TV?