[Copy/Pasted from an early AM twitter vent this morning 12/21/16] I'm in a mood, and I'm irritated. I want to talk about value of work, specifically diversity work & people's … Continue reading On the expectation of free labor to diversify your spaces
On the value of black women’s work
So yesterday I couldn't sleep and twitterpated all over about the Safetypin box and the reactions to it. Notably that some dude bro who didn't know anything about the creators … Continue reading On the value of black women’s work
I’m fed up
I thought about writing out my thoughts on all the killings and shootings of our people instead of a long thread of tweets. However, I’m not doing that for two … Continue reading I’m fed up
So you want to describe a POC character…
Ok, so I get asked for advice and my thoughts on a lot of things relating to diversity and representation. Lately I've been getting asked about the proper/authentic/least offensive way … Continue reading So you want to describe a POC character…
About “Save the Pearls”
So… I’ve had some time to ruminate on this ‘book‘… “Save the Pearls”. I put book in air quotes because this doesn’t deserve to be called a book. It’s a … Continue reading About “Save the Pearls”
Dear Dan Savage, just stop talking about Bisexuals, it’s clear you know NOTHING about us.
I already didn't like Dan Savage... but goddamn now I'm just bursting with anger. How the fuck, just how the everliving fuck does he even fix his mouth to spout … Continue reading Dear Dan Savage, just stop talking about Bisexuals, it’s clear you know NOTHING about us.
Queer Women of Color Still Face Racism During Pride, Among Other Things (Repost from Spectra Speaks)
In response to mainstream prides everywhere, including both the racism and sexism that pervades the larger gay community, Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston) hosts OPTIONZ — in … Continue reading Queer Women of Color Still Face Racism During Pride, Among Other Things (Repost from Spectra Speaks)
WGYB Project is still alive, and we’re still taking your stories
We Got Your Back Project is still alive and still seeking submissions! I had a chance to talk the project up at Gay Is the New Black? Event hosted by … Continue reading WGYB Project is still alive, and we’re still taking your stories
Black is… black ain’t…
Black is beautiful, just so we are motherfucking CLEAR. Black ain't "less desirable than other races", "inherently less attractive than other races" So... we are in the throes of yet … Continue reading Black is… black ain’t…
ThinkGalacticon 3 Needs you, yes you!
*waves from the ThinkGalacticon 3 ConCom* Hi all, here is my hey, you should come to the nifty local con post, better yet, you should be on panels and volunteer … Continue reading ThinkGalacticon 3 Needs you, yes you!
In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day… “What Would Martin Do?”
In honor of today's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, I'm sharing the winning essay in the American's for Democratic Action's contest: What Would Luther Do? I'm pleased that the winning … Continue reading In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day… “What Would Martin Do?”
More on Moonfail… and how Wiscon has disappointed me
So there's plenty more going around the web on the lack of response from Wiscon's concom, especially after the governing body SF3 has suggested that E Moon's (link goes to … Continue reading More on Moonfail… and how Wiscon has disappointed me
Wiscon 2011 and how the emoon situation is making me rethink attending
So, it's not news about the whole emoon Islamaphobia post that is now shut down by the author. It isn't news that many fantastic people have written their piece about … Continue reading Wiscon 2011 and how the emoon situation is making me rethink attending
Repost of: Navigating Through this Post Racial Society; via Neo_Prodigy on LJ
Reposting from Neo_Prodigy on LJ. Navigating Through This Post-Racial Society Neo_Prodigy once again nails something on the head so hard it howled for mercy that has been milling around in … Continue reading Repost of: Navigating Through this Post Racial Society; via Neo_Prodigy on LJ
My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform
I've been watching the utter lunacy unfold around the health care reform bill, debates in DC and both those who support and oppose the changes. I've seen the teabaggers accost … Continue reading My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform
My $2.00 worth on White Privilege
After discussions, upon discussions where sometimes I feel like the person I'm talking with genuinely "gets it" and many other times where people just can't/won't/refuse to understand their privilege, I've … Continue reading My $2.00 worth on White Privilege
For all the people who think POC Fans of Sci Fi didn’t exist until the internet? GTFO of my sci fi you dumbasses
Stolen off LJ from kittie_kattie I have a new level of non existance: Apparantly PoC didn't start getting into sci-fi/fantasy until the interent showed us the way. Seriously? What the … Continue reading For all the people who think POC Fans of Sci Fi didn’t exist until the internet? GTFO of my sci fi you dumbasses
Karnythia speaks up about the Great SF Race Fail of 09′
So folks have had enough of the SF communities epic fail at depicting CoC (characters of color). There has been massive wank, fail and omgwtf is wrong with you fuckers … Continue reading Karnythia speaks up about the Great SF Race Fail of 09′
Pfleger spoke the truth, and now folks are pissed off
While I don't agree with the method of delivery by Reverend Pfleger, I do agree with the message. Why is no one talking about McCain's hateful minister? Hmmm? Rev. Pfleger: … Continue reading Pfleger spoke the truth, and now folks are pissed off
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