We really didn’t expect some of these (which reminds us to check our assumptions). Which one surprises you most?
You may gag at the thought of dumpster diving, and it’s true that it’s not pretty. But it’s also true that there are too many people in the US who are too hungry to care. Dumpster diving can feed hungry people and reduce the massive food waste problem in this country, but it can also be dangerous and dehumanizing. Here’s how and why we should change that.
There are all sorts of reasons people may not hang onto (troublesome) families, but our society will only allow us not to have family members if they’re dead. There are so many misled beliefs about people without family that the way we shun those who are already struggling is really ingrained in our culture. Here’s how to avoid those awful beliefs.
With US American society as it is – where things are expected to be open and available for any amount of poking and scrutiny – being an introvert isn’t exactly easy. This culture has been built for extroverts, often leaving introverts behind and feeling less-than. Check out this article to see how extroverts benefit from their social privileges on a regular basis.
What have you heard about transexual people living in “stealth?” Misconceptions about “passing” are common among everyone – including cis and straight folks, LGBQIA+ people, and other trans people. These false ideas undermine the very valid reasons why transexuals make their own choices about how they show up in the world. Here’s an article to help us get it right.
Just because you’re legally bonded to your family doesn’t mean that it’s okay for them to be violent toward you. And it’s pretty twisted when they (and others) believe otherwise. Abuse is abuse is abuse. But familial abuse comes with some extra complications that we need to discuss. So here are six ways to move toward cultivating a chosen family that nurtures you.
Transgender narratives are popular these days. In a way, that’s really cool – recognition of trans existence is a great step toward being treated like we’re actually human. But quite a bit of transness is being capitalized on by cisgender people. We’re being used. So here’s a list of tropes that need to end to help trans people take our representation back.
Sex can bring up painful feelings for non-binary people working through trauma. But if you want, you deserve to have positive experiences of sexual exploration. Here’s a guide to defining sex on your own terms, educating yourself with all the information you need to know about your body, and more. Read this to grow your self-confidence – even when you’re naked.