Intersectional feminism, racism, pop culture, domestic violence, sexual violence, LGBTQ, bisexuality, cultural appropriation, healing, self-care, police violence, creativity
“Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World.” That’s the title of Mayim Bialik’s recent article in the New York Times. Understand how survivors respond to victim-blaming and you’ll know exactly what’s wrong with it.
It happens every time I write about racist incidents. What does that say?
If cultural appropriation doesn't seem like a big deal to you, you're missing something big. Here's what you need to know....
Here’s some of what I’m learning about participating in the activism through anxiety, depression, and healing from trauma.
Ever wondered how abusers manage to keep control over their victims?
When she was being abused, she only found advice on how to leave an abusive partner. But if you’re not ready to leave, here are some tips on how to care for yourself in these difficult times.
You’re full of brilliant ideas. If someone else gets to your idea first, here are three ways to respond.
The confrontation between Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. Here’s why this author’s on #TeamNicki – and what you need to know to avoid being part of the problem of tone policing.
“Why didn’t she just leave?” With Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as the latest high-profile domestic violence case, people are spreading damaging myths.
What Good Is Science Fiction to Black People? - BGD...
I’d miss a chance to support survivors if I told them to “just leave.”
Can you relate to her struggle to feel beautiful? Read this and you’ll be appalled at the terrible ways beauty companies put down women of color – and you’ll understand why this matters.
How can white allies know how when to speak up and when to step back? Get some tips with this look at the Macklemore “White Privilege II” debate, and at Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and other white artists influenced by black music.
Did you catch the media’s biphobia about Amber Heard’s divorce from Johnny Depp? We get way too much of that, so here’s the opposite – loving reminders for bisexual women.
“The police were just doing their job!” If you’ve had any of these five thoughts after the assault at Spring Valley High or these other awful incidents, here’s why blaming Black youth is so terribly misguided.