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Why representation in media matters and why marginal voices have to be loud

Representation in media matters. It matters a hell of a lot. Here’s a recent New York Times article on the extreme lack of diversity in children’s literature. Perhaps this exclusivity, in which children of color are at best background characters, … Continue reading

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Observations from an Anti-Choice Protest

I spent this past Saturday morning escorting patients at a women’s health clinic (re: “abortion factory” per fundamentalists), so I thought I’d share some observations, aside from the signs and the shoving flyers in people’s faces that are common optics … Continue reading

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Japan’s Not Doing Sex! An Intersection of Racism and Sexism

I did a guest post for my friend Miri at Brute Reason on Freethought Blogs highlighting the racism AND sexism of the popular story going around about Japan’s declining birthrate being salaciously tied to a lack of sexual activity. Here’s … Continue reading

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No More Free Passes: Calling Out Microaggressions

Recently, I read a guest post at The Scicurious Brain titled ‘Accomodasians don’t make waves‘ by AmasianV, and it struck a nerve with me. I’ve recently begun to look at the stories and research done on ‘microaggressions’, those subtle forms … Continue reading

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