Have you gotten conflicting info about periods? We thought we knew it all, but this adorable comic surprised us. And it has a really good lesson about your relationship with your body.
For gender non-binary people, partners can have a big impact on our transitions, for better or for worse. Rejecting our transition is rejecting who we are on a deep and essential level, and supporting us can make all the difference. If you’re a cisgender person in a relationship with a non-binary person, here’s a list of ways to lovingly support your partner.
Being a first-generation college student is hard. You don’t have the same access or resources as your peers, AND you might find yourself feeling disconnected from your family or place of origin. This article provides some great ideas that will not only help make the process feel easier and more safe, they will also help hold you accountable to your new privilege.
Many white men are unaware of the common microaggressions they make towards black women they’d like to date. And these aren’t harmless – so here are some suggestions on how to best approach us.
Unfortunately, as with all minorities, being deaf comes with its own series of inappropriate comments and invasive questions. It’s about time we starting treating deaf and hard of hearing people less like objects of fascination and more like people. Check out this video for a few examples of things that hearing people should avoid saying to deaf or hard of hearing folks!
It’s the time of year when many people spend time with their family, including the racist relatives. Franchesca Ramsey has some replies to have ready if a relative says racist comments.
In this humorous video, W. Kamau Bell juxtaposes the perspectives of people who experience cat-calling with those who perpetuate it. The victimizers argue that it is a compliment and makes the people they harm feel better about themselves. Those who are victimized tell a completely different story — one of frustration, exhaustion, violation, and terror.
The discussion on street harassment is too often narrowed into a racialized narrative that harms people of color. To be more inclusive and not perpetuate racism, let’s broaden this conversation to examine all the types of people who perpetuate it, where they do it, and the diverse groups of folk who are harmed by it. Here’s some considerations to get you started.
Our society wants to desperately say that we’re a colorblind nation and racism has ended – despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. To help you grapple with how different the experiences of white people and Black people can be in the US, check out this video by The Daily Show on what happens when a white man and a Black man assert their right to bear arms.
We’ve been taught to assume Black people are up to no good. For those who don’t understand why that’s racist, check out this this hidden-camera experiment by “What Would You Do” where three people (a white man, a Black man, and a white woman) attempt to steal a bike. The responses are not surprising – unless you don’t believe racism and benevolent sexism exist.