There’s a myth is that if you have enough women and femmes in your organization, your organization is automatically not sexist or femmephobic. This is absolutely untrue, especially if the only way for women and femmes to get ahead is to emulate men and masculinities. When I talk about femininity and masculinity I am talking […]
If your feminist space is predominantly white and cisgender, chances are that it’s got a lot of messy unchecked dynamics at play.
Though we’ve seen a push in the industry to diversify DJ lineups in the last few years, historically women and marginalized communities have a harder time making headway in the field.
We need to be thoughtful and critical about the decisions that are made and demand that writers, editors and publications use language in a way that is responsible and non-oppressive.
These actions can help us move beyond a circular conversation about why we need diversity and toward meaningful change.
Cure-focused narratives promote the harmful idea that disabled people’s bodies and lives are less valuable because of their identity.
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.
Despite our grim environmental status, there are so many great organizations doing important work. We need to remember that and support them in any way we can.
If you’re not going to support marginalized folks, then we can’t be friends, let alone date. The personal is political.
Antisemitism, like other systemic “isms,” goes beyond just prejudice: it carries material power and it helps other systems of oppression function smoothly.