On retconning diversity

23 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

As advocacy for diverse books pushes for a fundamental change in the publishing landscape, some authors are creatively trying to turn it to their advantage with retroactive adjustments to their characters. It’s transparent, offensive, and insulting.

Diversity training doesn’t work

19 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

Though diversity training is often heralded as the magical solution to heterogeneity in workplaces and beyond, it’s actually not very effective. Not only that — it can actually be contraindicated, making bias worse.

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