I’ve learned there is no shortage of stylistic experimentation that’s possible if we allow ourselves to exist outside of the gendered boxes that constrain how we express ourselves.
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.
These actions can help us move beyond a circular conversation about why we need diversity and toward meaningful change.
Decolonizing nonprofits means decentering whiteness and honoring difference within our organizations. It means discovering how our ancestors took care of their communities before nonprofits existed and learning from their practices.
Mainstream history has accepted the gender binary and cis-ness as natural and universal, which tends to filter out entire histories and identities.
The ‘LGBTQIA+ community’ is rife with hierarchies in power, and it’s been time to not just include, but center the most vulnerable members.
It’s not enough for employers to process smooth transitions for their employees, they must adjust their employee evaluation systems to account for systemic sexism or risk losing their trans employees in the long run.
These parents are turning this tumultuous political moment into teachable one by talking to their kids about oppression: What it is, how it manifests and how to interrupt it.
Centering sex workers in the #MeToo movement will help to amplify the important work of those who are already organizing for sex worker rights.