Category Archive: Quotes

Quote on Racism.

Racism isn’t crazy motherfuckers in white hoods. It isn’t cowards slinging racial slurs from behind anonymous keyboards. I mean, it is. But it is so, so much more than that. Really, if racism… Continue reading

Quote on the deaths of queer characters.

Stories change us. They are what we see, what we tell, and what we live. At the end of the day, the world comes home to stories. How can we possibly evolve as… Continue reading

Quote on Privilege.

Privilege does not mean that you’re rich, that you’ve had an easy life, that everything has been handed to you, and you’ve never had to struggle or work hard. All it means is… Continue reading

Quote on Calling In.

I picture “calling in” as a practice of pulling folks back in who have strayed from us. It means extending to ourselves the reality that we will and do fuck up, we stray… Continue reading

Quote on Environmental Justice and Intersectionality.

Feminist theory tells us that research and application must be intentional and considerate of the lived experience of those involved. It is important to understand that the environmental justice movement has intersections just… Continue reading

Quote from Shiri Eisner.

It means understanding that different kinds of oppression are interlinked, and that one can’t liberate only one group without the others. It means acknowledging kyriarchy and intersectionality – the fact that along different… Continue reading

Quote from Amandla Stenberg. 

The line between cultural appropriation and cultural exchange is always going to be blurred… But here’s the thing: appropriation occurs when a style leads to racist generalizations or stereotypes where it originated, but… Continue reading

Quote from Roxane Gay.

When you hear, ‘black lives matter,’ don’t instinctively respond that all lives matter, as if one statement negates the other. Instead, try to understand why people of color might be compelled to remind… Continue reading

Quote from Audre Lorde.

Those of us who stand outside the circle of this society’s definition of acceptable women; those of us who have been forged into the crucibles of difference—those who are poor, who are lesbians,… Continue reading

Quote from Audre Lorde.

Women of Color in america have grown up within a symphony of anger at being silenced at being unchosen, at knowing that when we survive, it is in spite of a world that… Continue reading