Tag Archive: ally

Moving Forward.

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can move forward in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando this past weekend. Sending out thoughts and prayers, hosting and going to vigils,… Continue reading

Learning More.

I think that any sort of ally behavior should include continuous learning and listening to marginalized people when they speak. A part of this is also not insisting that marginalized people speak on… Continue reading

My own limitations and faults as a white person.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my own whiteness, complicity in oppressive systems, and desire to be seen as the perfect ally. I’m obsessed with being seen as a good white person and I… Continue reading

Gender Queries.

I have been thinking about gender a lot lately – mostly about how there are way too many people concerned with the genitals of others. It’s so interesting to see cis people’s fascination… Continue reading

Things to Read.

One of the best things you can do as an ally to any community is to read and learn as much as you can and unlearning the systems of oppression that drastically shape… 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

Making mistakes and being held accountable.

As people, we make mistakes on a regular basis because we’re a flawed species and not one person has the answers to everything. There are times in which we fuck up and that’s… Continue reading

White Feminism™ needs to talk about race.

I’ve written about White Feminism™ before but as a reminder, it is the specific kind of feminism that solely focuses on the struggles and fights of white women and usually centers our narratives.… Continue reading

Your Faves are Problematic.

So over the past few months, I’ve been writing about different celebrities and the different ways that they are problematic. And a big part of why I’ve been doing this (and why I’ll keep… Continue reading