Article / Humanity / Love / Sexuality/Gender

mothering and revolution as love by any means necessary

The title of this post comes from the dedication in newly released book Revolutionary Mothering: a book which “places marginalized mothers of color at the center of a world of necessary transformation…Revolutionary Mothering is a movement-shifting anthology committed to birthing new worlds, full of faith and hope for what we can raise up together.” Here … Continue reading

Article / Humanity / Racism / Story / Thirdworld / Writing

40 Books by Oppressed People in 40 weeks

I’ve set a goal to read 40 novels or fiction/prose works (eg poetry, memoirs) by oppressed people by the end of this year (1 a week). This includes books by authors in thirdworld countries, women, sexually diverse authors, workers, indigenous peoples, people who face systemic racism, poor people, refugees and more. These people are, in … Continue reading

Humanity / images / Sexuality/Gender / World speaking out

Portraits from prison: Using photography to see more

Eva Haule is an activist who spent 20 years in prison, including time in solitary and on hunger strike. She said photography “filled the emptiness”. Day after day, seeing the same things, photography gave her the opportunity to see more or to look at things again, differently. In her photos, prisoners are humanized again, and we … Continue reading