Being an ally isn’t easy. No, I am not talking about how you are treated in the world or the community. I am talking about the stages a person is likely to go through when they make the conscious decision to be an ally. Just so we’re clear, this list pertains to actual allies not fair weather…
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, quoted by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha in a transformative justice workshop at Hampshire earlier this year.
Stuff I’m finding as I “clean” my room.
This, basically. I’m trying to figure out how to do this.
TED Talks, a group that promotes some of the world’s greatest thinkers in a traveling presentation series, recently refused to publish a “controversial” examination of income inequality in…
(Biyuti sincerely got me thinking and it’s something I haven’t written about because I still feel so much shame around it. I barely touched the tip of the iceberg when I responded. I’ve told myself that I would write more about my personal because that is the root of so much that I discuss…
I am a Latina (Colombia/Ecuador/El Salvador), M.Ed. student working on social justice education. I am interested in social identity issues and knowledge production by POC, LGBTQ, and other marginalized communities. Long time tumblr lurker and first time account creator, still learning, willing to learn more. Pleased to meetcha! Feel free to contact me with questions/comments.