7 Resources for Understanding Racism and Privilege

Issues of race and privilege cannot be fully addressed in a single post by a single voice. However, continuing the conversation is important. The following are videos and readings that I find helpful in understanding racism and privilege in the U.S. today. The best way to help and grow is to listen and spread the word. Some links to learn (: If you have never … Continue reading 7 Resources for Understanding Racism and Privilege

“Drunk Wives Matter” A Short Story

The teacher’s lounge television cast images of protesters, or as Staci would say, mobs of people, in winter coats and gear carrying black signs with white lettering that read: Don’t Shoot. We Will Not Be Silent. Is My Son Next? Respect Existence or Expect Resistance. Various pockets of teachers murmured while they ate their salted chicken, peas, and grapes— “Is this really the only news … Continue reading “Drunk Wives Matter” A Short Story

Why I Absolutely Love Collaborative Storytelling

Artwork by @salaidard You’re a mastermind Elven sorcerer and your best friend is a dwarf archer. One night, a band of goblins creep into your camp and steal your most priced possession: your father’s golden watch. Morning comes and you notice the watch missing, so you and your friend track down the thieves…you notice in the center of the goblins, a large pile of food. … Continue reading Why I Absolutely Love Collaborative Storytelling

5 Characteristics of a Feminist

Being a feminist is actually far more simple than some let on.  Where it gets tricky is when people who say they are a feminist focus solely on gender or are hateful to other groups of people. This is not feminism.  Feminists are intersectional.  Intersectionality is the recognition of the multifaceted issues that many people are subject to. These issues are often overlooked. The term … Continue reading 5 Characteristics of a Feminist