Quinci LeGardye

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Quinci LeGardye is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles who covers culture, politics, and mental health through a Black feminist lens. Her work has been featured in Elle, Polygon, WIRED and the BIPOC Book Critics Collective.


Cover Photo: A photograph of the musical Hadestown: a man in a woman embracing on a dark stage lit only by a spotlight
Choosing Survival Over Love in ‘Hadestown’

Eurydice’s decision to choose comfort could be read as a betrayal. But it is a survival response, an instinct to protect the self.

May 17, 2021