The ‘quality’ arguments surrounding diverse books are bogus red herrings designed to cover up for systematic representational problems.
People are often surprised to learn that I’m not a feminist, though it’s a matter of public record, so here’s a refresher course.
It’s easy to talk in loose terms about opposing disturbing moves by the government such as starting a registry of Muslims. But what will you actually do if these things become a reality?
Anti-choice activities are going to increase in the new few years, making it prudent to know your enemy.
While rereading classic fantasy texts to explore the subject of gender essentialism in fantasy, I had to take on the Marion Zimmer Bradley problem.
Telling disabled people to ‘just leave the country’ is not an appropriate response to their fears about the Trump Administration.
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.
People who don’t report are often pressured on the grounds that they’re responsible for protecting others. That’s incorrect, and damaging.