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.
We can’t miss a day, we can’t make mistakes, and we absolutely cannot speak up. We’re the first and because of that, there many ways we are silenced.
The cushion that is fiction can lead writers to support their stories with the argument that it’s a made-up reality, that is, that it’s just a movie, just a TV show, just a book. But it’s never “just.”
The ‘LGBTQIA+ community’ is rife with hierarchies in power, and it’s been time to not just include, but center the most vulnerable members.
The choices that are made when organizing an event will determine who is able to be there and who isn’t. If you want a truly inclusive event you need to cast the widest net of inclusivity.
Employers should want their workplaces to be inclusive and adaptive. Research shows that autistic employees are an asset, and beyond that, we’re also people and we should be treated with respect and empathy.