On January 21, 2017, millions of people around the world participated in The Women’s March. A Facebook event that quickly went viral, the march was a powerful display of resistance and solidarity that coalesced around a number of issues including reproductive rights and fighting back against sexual assault. But, for many transgender people, the march […]
The biggest challenge for me in finding social justice and feminism was how inaccessible a lot of the work was. At the time, I was an undergrad in college and my early introductions were through Women and Gender Studies and LGBTQ Studies courses. I absolutely loved those classes. During classroom discussions and while my professors […]
As a millennial, I heard the same advice repeatedly during my senior year of college: “Live with your parents for a couple of years while you figure out what you want to do next, and save money.” I knew that wouldn’t be a long-term option for me. My dad and I are close and I […]
When I began my own transition, of course, homelessness lingered as a fear in the back of my mind. I’d watched too many trans women be run out of their jobs under suspicious circumstances and subsequently struggle to find another job to believe I was entirely immune to the possibility.
We might not all have the time or money to make monumental life changes. But I know I can educate myself, unplug my devices, and cut down on my meat consumption—and I believe you can too.
It’s your job to do what you can to educate yourself and show up for your partner in ways big and small.
Climate change is killing us and destroying our homes because we refuse to change how we build and protect our spaces.
For the more structurally privileged amongst us especially, we really need to stop using our Brownness as a shield to deflect from recognizing our privileges.
Environmental racism has been around since America’s inception as a mixture of disregard, neglect, and careful and intentional planning by people who benefit from it.
Poor people are forced by society to justify our existence. If we fit in with the stereotypes and poverty myths, we’re screwed. If we don’t, we’re also screwed.