(Content Warning: anti-black racism, ableism, fat shaming, anti-Muslim rhetoric, anti-queer rhetoric)
How can we understand oppression, and what we can do to put a stop to it? Here’s a comic that makes a great foundation for the conversation.
This breaks down the difference between prejudice, discrimination, and oppression – with examples of exactly how they can show up in our lives.
And the best part is that it shows that things don’t have to be this way. You can also find out how to address these issues in our activism and our everyday lives.
Here’s to moving toward a better world where we can all understand these issues, and how to build healthier cycles!
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Struggling with How to Explain Oppression to Someone? This Analogy Might Help
- The Importance of Listening as a Privileged Person Fighting for Justice
K is a Contributing Comic Artist at Everyday Feminism. K is a Canadian, non-binary, genderqueer, peoplequeer, mentally ill, critical feminist robot. They have a background in linguistics, information, privacy, and categorization, and human-centric design. They are the artist and writer for Robot Hugs, a twice-weekly webcomic about (among other things) gender, identity, feminism, mental health, and cats. In their spare time, they provide peer education and workshops on negotiation, consent, and identity. In their spare-spare time, their hobbies include worrying about things they can’t control and knitting. Check out their comics here.