Disability is Not a Deficit and Other Truths in an Ableist World: A Review of Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

What would our lives, movements, and communities look like if we moved towards restoration, not cure?

What Just Happened?: A Day Without A Woman

Don't assume that one person’s strike bolsters another person’s freedom. Read more »

Audre Lorde's ABC's of Fighting Fascism: It's Time for All of Us to Face our History

When I don’t know what to do, I turn to the Lorde. And right now, a lot of us don’t know what to do. Read more »

Pantsuit on Fire: The Founder of a Facebook Community Cashes In

 Chamberlain, who is neither an activist nor an author, is cashing in on what amounts to the labor of strangers. Read more »

White Women, You Need to Talk About Racism

For too long, the emotional labor that comes with talking about race has been put on people of color. Read more »

"No More Heroes": Jordan Flaherty’s New Book Excavates the Deep Roots of the White Savior Industrial Complex

Our capitalist system supports and rewards saviorism, which we can help uproot by supporting movements led by the people most impacted by the issues being addressed. Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: 600 Seconds in the Life of a Black American Woman and a Cry for Our Allies

Black people are fed up. But privilege dictates that we will keep dying until white America is fed up, too.  Read more »

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Someplace Else: A Guide to Responsible Summer Travel

Too often, tourists engage in gross practices and act a mess. Here's what to avoid. Read more »

Why Disability Rights Advocates Are Calling Out “Me Before You” as a Hot Mess

The disability community is rightfully furious about the dangerous message this film sends to viewers. Read more »

How Can Stephen Colbert Address White Privilege? "Use Your Resources to Make Space for People"

Black Lives Matter activist and organizer DeRay McKesson was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. McKesson made some important... Read more »

What is a "Universal" Story, Anyway?

Comedian Eddie Huang raised a red flag about ABC show based on his memoir, Fresh Off the Boat.  The moment I made the decision to write about my political communities back home during the first semester of my MFA program, I knew I would hit some walls. "It's ill-advised to write about... Read more »

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