Monthly Archives: August 2013

On Allyship, Abuse, Identity, and Solidarity – and How to Make a Damn Difference (3)

*ok so. This is my (so far) final post on the series of allyship, solidarity, etc. It was not easy to write. I… can’t say much other than saying that the words speak what they speak. I… have a feeling … Continue reading

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On Allyship, Abuse, Identity, and Solidarity – and How to Make a Damn Difference (2)

In my last post on allyship, I discussed how we can approach allyship as a problematic, particularly when we consider how allies become centered in conversations having to do with axes along which they are not oppressed. I spoke a … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Future Lover

Don’t worry, when I say lover, you might be afraid of what that might mean, because there is nothing worse than a (brown) woman telling you she needs you or wants you. (Believe me, I should know – I hate … Continue reading

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On Allyship, Abuse, Identity, and Solidarity – and How to Make a Damn Difference (1)

*all names have been changed in the post below to protect people’s privacy!* I have been overwhelmed recently with thinking about what allyship means in my own life – or rather, what it has meant in the past, what it … Continue reading

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