“If you’re doing anti-street harassment work and you’re not actively advocating for the rights of parents to nurse in public, then your work is incomplete” – and this author wants you to understand exactly why.
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You’re not trying to defend cultural appropriation without realizing what it is, are you? Get an informed perspective with this info.
#2: “Smile!” REALLY? From drivers to pedestrians to other bikers, these comments women cyclists get show the problem with gender norm assumptions.
How can we resist everything Donald Trump is doing without burning ourselves out? These questions can help you find some answers.
If your gender is in the binary of solely male or female, you probably haven’t noticed all these awful ways society fails to recognize non-binary people. Do any of them change your thoughts on gender norms?
Do you tie your self-worth to work or money? You’re not the only one – and these habits don’t come out of nowhere. Here’s how toxic capitalist values are hurting us.
You know that romantic and sexual relationships can be abusive – but do you know how to look out for abusive behavior in a friendship? Here are some of the signs.
“#3. Good Fatties diet.” The “Good Fatty” is the fat person people will tolerate – and the pressure to be one can cause a lot of harm. Here’s how this author’s unlearning these toxic “Good Fatty” lessons.
You’ve probably heard examples of white folks appropriating culture from people of color – but what about when people of color do it to each other? Here’s some important context to consider.
Warning: Men who claim to be feminist aren’t immune from toxic behavior. Here are red flags to watch out for that come up in too many feminist men.
Can you imagine being in her brother’s position at work? Men of color are literally being killed because of these stereotypes.
Do you know about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope? When this sexist idea shows up in polyamorous relationships, the result can be toxic, and here’s how.
Some people are saying students of color protesting racism on US campuses are whining about “trivial” things – nothing compared to the violence in Paris. But here’s why this violence too is very real, and why we must *also* support students of color.
If you’re a feminist and you want some ideas on how create a more feminist classroom (without wearing your “Clitoris is Not a Dirty Word” t-shirt on dress-down day), here are five efforts that you can try.
If you’re a cis man, you probably think of yourself as one of the “good guys.” But these abusive actions are more common than you may realize. Here’s how to change them.
You’re not trying to be hurtful with your yoga practice. But this guide shows how you can cause harm through cultural appropriation – and what to do instead.
Your appearance, your emotions, your sexuality and more – have you learned any of these lessons in respectability politics? This info helped this author start to unlearn the racist self-hatred – and it might help you do the same.
Feeling like you missed the memo on all the “new” terms about transgender identities? This simple guide can help you catch up and learn what gender really means.
Almost all of these myths stem from the assumption that trans women are really men, and considering us through a male frame of reference. So if there is one myth to debunk from which all others would perish, it’s the notion that our gender is not legitimate. We are women. But if you need further explanation, let me break it down for you with these 13 myths.