Don’t get overwhelmed with causes in the coming years: Pick one, make it yours, and advocate comprehensively to avoid feeling like you’re fighting a losing battle.
Anti-choice activities are going to increase in the new few years, making it prudent to know your enemy.
The divide between performative and substantive activism is critically important right now. Don’t be on the wrong side of it.
While rereading classic fantasy texts to explore the subject of gender essentialism in fantasy, I had to take on the Marion Zimmer Bradley problem.
In discussions about where to route charitable donations, it is critical to ensure that conversations include local organisations, many of which are hurting for money.
Telling disabled people to ‘just leave the country’ is not an appropriate response to their fears about the Trump Administration.
The backfire effect is a pernicious cognitive bias that is likely to play a prominent role in many conversations in the coming years. Get to know it, so you can preempt it.
In coming years, there will be a push to fight for scraps from the master’s table by pushing people down to get ahead. Don’t buy into it. You are better than this.
Coming changes to social services may put disabled people in the position of having to enter nursing homes to get the care they need. This is not acceptable.
Family can be a powerful supportive resource, or a source of much pain. It’s okay to cut family members off when they’re hurting you.