We need to be thoughtful and critical about the decisions that are made and demand that writers, editors and publications use language in a way that is responsible and non-oppressive.
Learning to use spirituality as a form of healing and resistance is vital to both ourselves and our given communities.
While marches and protests are a great show of solidarity for marginalized individuals who have been and will continue to be the most at risk under the current administration, we must mobilize in more powerful ways in order to ensure this administration’s hopes do not become a reality.
These actions can help us move beyond a circular conversation about why we need diversity and toward meaningful change.
Cure-focused narratives promote the harmful idea that disabled people’s bodies and lives are less valuable because of their identity.
Decolonizing nonprofits means decentering whiteness and honoring difference within our organizations. It means discovering how our ancestors took care of their communities before nonprofits existed and learning from their practices.
Mainstream history has accepted the gender binary and cis-ness as natural and universal, which tends to filter out entire histories and identities.
The relationship of Asian fetishization to white supremacy is rarely explored or explained but is present in every corner of the space it creates.
Talk the way you talk. Code-switch if you aren’t being understood, but never make it your responsibility or only option. The way you speak is perfectly valid.
In order to achieve full equality, society must recognize that disabled people are non-monolithic, deeply complex human beings with hopes, desires, fears and life goals just like everyone else.