To the skeptics and the willingly blind, Recently, a friend and I was talking about politics and current events and this phrase was uttered: “I think people are exaggerating. Well, it’s not like the world […]
Merriam-Webster defines identity politics as politics in which groups of people having a racial, religious, ethnic, social, or cultural identity tend to promote their own specific interests or concerns without regard to the interests or […]
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
Again and again, I see the same tactics used to silence those who are earnestly trying to talk about issues that they clearly feel strongly about only for others to silence them in the most […]
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
― James Baldwin
Within the past several decades, as people take an increasingly nuanced look at their identity, many more identities have risen to the public awareness. These different identities aren’t new to the human race. There have […]
I recently finished Pure, a book about the purity movement in evangelical Christianity (and beyond)and the psychological effects it has left on the generation of girls that grew up under it. It’s a really good […]