Just this weekend, 26 people, half of whom were children, were murdered in a church mass shooting, marking this year as the deadliest year for mass shootings in modern U.S. history. The shooter, Devin Patrick Kelley, a 29-year-old white man, was dressed in all-black tactical gear and armed with a rifle when he attacked the […]
We have to stop immediately assuming that people are straight by default. What good does it do us?
Gender identity is a deeply personal issue that many people still have trouble understanding and respecting. Unlearning restrictive binary genders is a process, but one that is well worth the effort. This comic highlights the importance of looking past restrictive ideas of gender and embracing the idea that every identity is ‘real’ and deserves to […]
How can we better understand white privilege and use this knowledge to make the world better for everyone? To this day, so many conversations about [white] privilege are rendered futile because of an inability to accept that our society systematically uplifts some individuals while marginalizing others. Too often, there is a stubborn refusal to accept […]
Too often in communities of color, instead of creating solidarity, our differences serve to further divide us and sustain colorism, or the idea and practice that gives lighter-skinned people more privilege and fairer treatment. Because whiteness is placed on a pedestal across communities and cultures, it should come as no surprise that those who can […]
To learn more, check out: An Infuriating Story of How One Box Makes It So Hard to Find a Job After Prison Gainful Unemployment: 5 Acts of Self-Care While Job Hunting Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the […]
To learn more, check out: 3 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Appreciation of Beauty and Sexual Objectification We’re Taking Lesbian Sexuality Back from the Male Gaze and the Result Is Awesome M. Slade is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. He is New York-based cartoonist and illustrator. Aside from creating artwork for EF, he […]
Editor’s Note: While this comic asks people to avoid trivializing mental illnesses, it’s also true that self-diagnosis is often the first step towards seeking mental healthcare. For more information on the usefulness of self-diagnosis, please see this article. To learn more, check out: 5 Unhelpful Things People Say to Trivialize Mental Health Issues A […]
Chronic pain is no joke – so what can you do to cope? Check out these tips from someone who knows how it goes!
“I’m complicit in racism. And you are, too!” Are any of the themes in Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” familiar from your life?