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What I learned from Michael Sam at the ESPYS...

I just watched the clip of Michael Sam receiving the Arthur Ashe ESPY award for courage. I didn’t actually watch the ESPYs as it aired because BRAVOTV had something more pressing on (thanks Real Housewives of New Jersey and New York). 898 more words

Diversity

WTF?: 10 Counterproductive Behaviors of Social Justice Educators

I have been struggling with “how” to do the work so many of us call social justice. I understand the “why”, or I at least think I do. 1,567 more words

Diversity

Reblogging: Transfeminism

My experiences with mainstream feminism have been similar, but not quite the same. Having transitioned from male to female, I felt like an outsider before my transition and I currently feel like my welcome in mainstream feminism varies.

Gender

Reblogging: How to Be a Girl

For those cisgender persons with transgender and gender creative loved ones, especially for cis parents and relatives, please follow the blog of Gendermom and follow the links to her video and podcast sites.

Gender

PRIDE in the Park!

Today is the second annual San Mateo County PRIDE celebration! I’ll be spending a good portion of the day in San Mateo Central Park, and a good portion of that time at the table for the… 12 more words

Gender

Noticing being different and the impact it had on me.

I was off to an Indian supermarket in my town, never been there before and was feeling excited about what I would find there especially looking forward to all the spices and not paying silly money for tiny portions like you do in national supermarkets. 188 more words