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Chapter 4 brings us into the world of worth-making in intersubjective relations and examines how Brazilian Black lesbians respond to the social world with its preconceito and violence beyond the gynecologic encounter (and because of it). Falu refers to how Black queer women shapeshift their value systems in protest, advocacy, and social movement work in response to institutional violence by shapeshifting ethics. In their activism and other resistance and abolitionist work, they are animated by a desire to effect change in public discourses and communities—specifically, to eradicate injustices. Falu describes their interventions—protests, social movements, and new directions in public discourses—to provide a glimpse of Black queer women's empowerment and sustenance of themselves and others. By looking at Black queer women's collective organizing work and how they occupy spaces, Falu contemplates ethical subject formations to track their shapeshifting ethics to eradicate injustice across all spaces.

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