A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 19, 2019
“Sushi rolls not gender roles”

“Sushi rolls not gender roles” is a gender saying that has been printed on many images. “Sushi rolls not gender roles” was posted on Twitter by Léna on August 16, 2013.
 
Similar gender sayings include “Cinnamon rolls not gender roles,” “Lobster rolls not gender roles,” “Paratha rolls not gender roles” and “Pizza rolls not gender roles.”
 
   
Twitter
Léna
@Hoschek_
sushi rolls not gender roles
3:03 AM - 16 Aug 2013
 
Twitter
Becca Ruesch
@beccaruesch
Sushi rolls not gender roles
7:56 PM - 3 Dec 2013
 
Twitter
ashley ♿️
@arobertson28
Yooooo, sushi rolls not gender roles
12:59 PM - 8 Dec 2013
   
BuzzFeed
13 Rolls That Are More Important Than Gender Roles
Pizza rolls, not gender roles.

Posted on November 6, 2014, at 4:59 p.m.
Sarah Karlan
BuzzFeed News Reporter
Who needs gender roles when you can have…
1. Sushi Rolls
   
Eagle News (Fort Myers, FL)
THIRD ANNUAL QUEER CARNIVAL AIMS TO BREAK STIGMAS AND STEREOTYPES
By Allie Taylor | Apr 22, 2016 | Entertainment & Lifestyle
(...)
Participants of the “Paint Away the Hate” booth were encouraged to body paint on themselves and others phrases like “My Pussy, My Choice” and “Sushi rolls not gender roles” were colorfully crafted on various body parts of the students who created the activity.
   
Vogue
What Does a First-Time Protester Wear to the Women’s March on Washington?
JANUARY 20, 2017 12:36 PM
by BROOKE BOBB
Type the phrase “feminist tee” into Google and wait for the search result to yield an interesting flurry of options—where one shirt reads, “Raging Feminist Bitch,” another is printed with, “Pro-Choice, Pro-Feminism, Pro-Cats.” Some are embellished with a gargantuan uterus and others have odd wordplay like, “Sushi Rolls Not Gender Roles.”
 
Santa Cruz (CA) IMC
We March Together, We Stand Together: 2nd Annual Pajaro Valley Pride Festival
by Sarah Belle Lin
Tuesday Sep 5th, 2017 7:36 PM
(...)
“Pizza rolls, not gender roles! Sushi rolls, not gender roles!” was one of the catchy chants used in the parade.
 
Houston (TX) Chronicle
Gender, diversity gaps persist in STEM
Women still make up only 29 percent of the STEM workforce in the United States

Monica Rhor Feb. 7, 2018 Updated: Feb. 7, 2018 8:36 p.m.
(...)
The girls attending the Houston ISD STEM magnet school, where a poster in the hallway proclaims “Sushi rolls, not gender roles,” are hitting upon a stubborn problem in STEM, short for science, technology, engineering and math.
       
Twitter
@thisisjofrank@mastodon.technology
@ThisIsJoFrank
New pin from @Cuttlesworth “Sushi rolls not gender roles” :D 💖
10:06 AM - 18 Nov 2018
 
Ottawa (ON) Citizen
Hundreds brave the wind chill for third annual women’s march
JACQUIE MILLER Updated: January 20, 2019
(...)
The signs marchers carried were both clever and indicated the range of issues: Black Mommas Matter. You Should Run for Office More. Because Being One of the Boys is Still a Compliment. We are the Grand-daughters of the Witches You Couldn’t Burn. Sushi Rolls not Gender roles. Silence is Violence. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun-damental Human Rights.
   
Twitter
Stacy D (they/them)  🦖 🏳️‍🌈 💛 👻 😈 🖤
@StacyRex
I know it’s usually cinnamon rolls, but I can’t eat cinnamon rolls, so… Sushi Rolls, Not Gender Roles! Up at the store. 😉
https://etsy.me/2DZTXWa #papergoods #yellow #black #sushirolls #genderroles #nonbinary #enby #gendernonconforming #lgbtq
4:36 PM - 20 Feb 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
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