We've Always Been Here: One Mujerista Talks Back to Intersectionality and White Feminism

When I see the word "intersectionality" being used, I want to see a sincere invitation to the table (it’s accessible right?) in a genuine attempt to build community. And if I do decide to show up, I expect to see the more privileged, abled parties willingly give up their seats for us Brown queer sick crips.

A Vacation is Not Activism: Part III—On Tourism and Ecosocial Disasters

Not only do post-disaster tourism profits seldom reach those in need, the industry also contributes to climate change by weakening natural shore protection and depleting desperately needed resources in vulnerable communities. Read more »

A Country Within A Country: Part II—Climate Change, Privilege, and Disaster Survival

In times of disaster and uprising the exported American fairy tale is exposed for what it is: bullshit. Read more »

The Least Convenient Truth: Part I—Climate Change and White Supremacy

While we must talk about the ways global warming triggers natural hazards, we must also confront what turns those hazards into full-scale disasters: racism. Read more »

Unnatural Disasters: The Human Cost of Human-Caused Disasters

Ecosocial disasters tend to wash away the bullshit and reveal that the so-called first and third worlds are not binary places.  Read more »

Escape the Neighborhood: The Push to Get Out in Netflix's "The Get Down"

Set in the South Bronx in 1977, the show is about teens who want to make the most of their lives in the disco era. Read more »

Record Scratch: Justin Bieber Crashes Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car"

Stick to the questionable-but-danceable jams about failed communication with your romantic partners, Biebz. Sing what you know. Read more »

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  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 »

Republicans Want to Stop Human Trafficking Victims from Getting Abortions

This is the guy writing our national reproductive health policies: Texas Senator John Coryn wrote language into an anti-human trafficking bill that would ban a victim restitution fund... Read more »

What Pennsatucky’s Teeth Tell Us About Class in America

I know she is supposed to be a cross between a villain and comic relief, but Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett is my favorite character to watch this season on Orange is the New Black. Read more »

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