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You May Say I'm A Dreamer

Let me tell you about a dream I had:

I found myself in a world very much like this world, with all of the same social ills that exist in this world. 885 more words

Social Welfare

Richmond Schools Willing to Ask Some Hard Questions

Lynn McAteer
Vice President of Planning & Special Projects, Better Housing Coalition

Richmond Public Schools just released the results of a survey (Richmond Times Dispatch, Friday July 25, 2014… 459 more words

Housing & Schools

“It Was Just a Joke”: Confronting the Pervasive Nature of Sexism Against Native Women

Thanks to the grassroots efforts of Native women, a growing amount of attention is drawn to the struggle toward justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (#MMIW) in Canada and the US. 948 more words

Indigenous Feminism

Isn’t He Lovely - Part 2: The Curious Case of Community’s Ken Jeong

Mr. Chow and Chang have in common: sexual undesirability. Any feigning of sex appeal gets a laugh because he’s a kooky Asian guy with anger-management issues.

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Isn't He Lovely - Part 1: Fear and Loathing of Asian American Male Sexuality

Asian men… have been consigned to one of two categories: the egghead/wimp, or—in what may be analogous to the lotus blossom-dragon lady dichotomy—the kung fu master/ninja/samurai.

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Jeremy Lin & Asian American Male Sexuality

An old article, but the topics raised are still pertinent today.

How can we feel beautiful, when there are so many forces at work portraying the opposite message?

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Thinking about faith and feminism

Despite my commitment to reclaiming complex labels, I still find it hard to publish my thoughts about faith and feminism. But hey, a bunch of really rad humans decided to do an internet flash mob of sorts to have this really important discussion, so I’m throwing in my five cents to  473 more words

Identity