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#cancelpinkwashing at Creating Change

Several activists and organizations have recently pulled out of this year’s Creating Change conference over concerns of pinkwashing when the conference included an Israeli organization called A Wider Bridge. The organization TarabNYC started the #CancelPinkwashing… Continue reading

The Whole Damn System is Guilty as Hell

Lately I’ve been thinking about the phrase ‘the whole damn system is guilty as hell’ and just how true it really is, especially in regards to the criminal justice system. There’s so much… Continue reading

What we don’t learn about Martin Luther King Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – a federal holiday that was signed into law in 1983 and officially observed for the first time in January 1986. Today also eventually became a… Continue reading

Listening as a radical act.

Yesterday I had the chance to attend a day long human rights conference in which the key note speaker spoke on the idea of listening as a radical act. I really enjoyed it because… Continue reading

LGBTQ+ Health.

Health care is a tricky thing, especially in the US. There’s insurance to deal with and finding the right doctors/therapists/other professionals that also take your insurance or are a right fit. And when… Continue reading

Do I Sound Gay?

A few days ago, I watched Do I Sound Gay – a recent documentary following David Thorpe and his journey to understand the stereotypical ‘gay voice’ and to see what he could do… Continue reading

Josephine by J Mase III

The above poem is one of my favorites – it’s from J Mase III about what the Bible says about trans and gender nonconforming people. And I love it so much because despite… Continue reading

Slam Poetry.

I’m not going to lie – I love slam poetry. One of my favorite memories from college is a slam poetry night from queer and trans performers. And I honestly spend what is… Continue reading

Ending Homelessness and Housing Rights.

Right now, there are an estimated 18.9 million vacant homes in the US and roughly 3.5 US residents (including a large population of children and youth) have been homeless for a significant period… Continue reading

Quote on schools with high concentrations of low income and minority students.

Even within urban school districts, schools with high concentrations of low-income and minority students receive fewer instructional resources than others. And tracking systems exacerbate these inequalities by segregating many low-income and minority students… Continue reading