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.
Call outs can be too punishing in nature, creating an oppressive culture marred by a fear of making missteps. According to many critics, modern activism is increasingly becoming a space devoid of vigorous discussion or differences of opinion. They have a point. Oftentimes, those characterizing call out culture as silencing and toxic just don’t want […]
For bisexual people, representations of our identity in the pop culture world seem to fall into one of two categories. The first is absolute erasure: We encounter TV shows, movies, news reports, songs, trends, books, and essays that refuse to acknowledge the existence or validity of bisexuality in any way. On the other hand, the recent […]
After leading my students, all high school seniors, on a field trip to a local domestic violence (DV) organization to get a better understanding of intimate partner violence (IPV), I didn’t expect to be the one to leave with an epiphany. On the bus ride back to school, I messaged my ex who had been […]