How to Deal with Microaggressions in Everyday Life
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How to Deal with Microaggressions in Everyday Life

I was reading a human resources magazine recently and an article inside infuriated me. The consultant who penned this opinion piece remarked how talk of microaggressions may simply increase people’s sensitivity and as a result, increase conflict in the workplace through additional complaints and grievances. “In other words,” Karen explained. “… it can damage employee…

Full Moon Ritual to Raise Power
Self-Care

Full Moon Ritual to Raise Power

Where new moons are times for introspection, full moons are times of energy, abundance, and power. With Earth balanced between the moon and the sun, the moon is fully illuminated in its striking splendor. If you’ve been feeling tired and worn down, full moons are an opportunity to summon a little magic. In this post,…

Feminist Standpoint Theory & Intersectionality: The View From Below
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Feminist Standpoint Theory & Intersectionality: The View From Below

Recognizing ‘standpoint’ means understanding that our social positions give us each unique experiences and perspectives of the world. None of our views of reality are perfect and complete. As such, knowledge can never be objective and whole. In fact, there are many possible accounts of social reality, each told from a different standpoint, and all…

11 🔥 Intersectional Feminist Zines and DIY Guide (with Template)
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11 🔥 Intersectional Feminist Zines and DIY Guide (with Template)

In our digital age, intersectional feminist activists have revived the art of zine-making to create grassroots publications for consciousness-raising and community-building around anti-colonial, anti-racist, anti-capitalist, disability, queer, and feminist politics. Zines exploded in popularity during the punk movement in the 1970s and again with the feminist RiotGrrrl movement in the 1990s. They were handmade small-run…

All About bell hooks: A Visionary Feminist
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All About bell hooks: A Visionary Feminist

When intellectual work emerges from a concern with radical social and political change, when that work is directed to the needs of the people, it brings us into greater solidarity and community. It is fundamentally life-enhancing. From Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life by bell hooks and Cornel West bell hooks is a social critic…