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Trans Day of Action (#tdoa)

I’m a day late to this unfortunately but yesterday was the trans day of action – a rallying march organized by the Audre Lorde Project in New York City. This year’s day was… Continue reading

What’s Happening in the Dominican Republic.

Things to know and articles to read about what’s currently happening in the Dominican Republic as far as the mass deportation of anyone and everyone even a little Haitian: 5 things to know… Continue reading

#Charleston.

Charleston. My heart hurts. — John Legend (@johnlegend) June 18, 2015 Last night, a white man joined a bible study in the historic Charleston, South Carolina Emmanuel AME church and ended the night… Continue reading

Some Tips and a Few Starting Points. (For Other White People)

So this one goes out to all my fellow whitey tighties, to all the other white people trying to be better, and ultimately, to myself. I am writing this from the experience and… Continue reading

Queer Bars and No Sober Places

I don’t really drink – a family history of messy alcoholism and recently being on a medication that doesn’t mix well has (personally and mostly) turned me off from drinking. I grew up… Continue reading

#McKinney protests

By now, you might have heard the incredibly racist interaction between police officers and black teenagers at a pool party in McKinney, Texas a few days ago. One officer in particular pulled his… Continue reading

Talking to White People about Race

I wrote another piece earlier this year about white privilege that includes some of the articles in this post but also has several more as well. I am a white person currently living… Continue reading

#BlackoutBlackFriday

Yesterday was Black Friday, the day of the year when massive sales help put corporations’ bottom line into the black. This year, however, was a little different in many places. Protests took place… Continue reading

Ferguson and Race in the US (Updated)

Similar to Palestine and Gaza, I’m literally going to have nothing new to the discussions and movement surrounding what has been happening in Ferguson. As a white person living in the Pacific Northwest,… Continue reading

White Privilege

With recent events in Ferguson, MO and Taylor Swift’s newest video that features some rather colorful cultural appropriation, racism has reared its ugly head through several of my white friends. Trying to reason… Continue reading