How I Published My Academic Book (and My Regrets)
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How I Published My Academic Book (and My Regrets)

In January 2020, I celebrated the publication of my very first book, Redeeming Leadership with an independent, not-for-profit academic publisher, Bristol University Press. The book is a cumulation of all my research on organizational leadership. In it, I challenge the violences of leadership as a tool for imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist, and heteropatriarchal oppression. I…

Resistive Joy: Sustaining Our Activism through Celebration
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Resistive Joy: Sustaining Our Activism through Celebration

Resistance is the secret of joy … wrote Alice Walker in her 1992 novel, Possessing the Secret of Joy Walker. The reverse is also true — that the secret of joy is resistance. Within the imperialist white supremacist capitalist cis-heteropatriarchy, we generate joy by defying dominator culture. We generate joy by daring to love ourselves,…

6 Practices For Meaningful Intersectional Feminist Allyship
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6 Practices For Meaningful Intersectional Feminist Allyship

In my work as an intersectional feminist educator and scholar-activist, it’s incredibly galvanizing to meet people who want to become better allies. If you’re asking “how do I become an intersectional feminist ally?” I have put together this guide to help you join the struggle. Intersectional feminist allyship is an ongoing responsibility to operate in…

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…

28 Intersectional Feminist Podcasts to Decolonize Your Mind
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28 Intersectional Feminist Podcasts to Decolonize Your Mind

I’m crazy about podcasts. I have them all queued up and it makes me look forward to washing the dishes and folding the laundry just so I can plug into my favorite shows. Over the years, I have listened to numerous podcasts that either center intersectional feminist activism or apply an intersectional feminist lens to…