Author Archives: shirley

“Cis gay white men aren’t anything but white men with a sprinkle of sugar”– White Supremacy at Pride, Queer History Erasure, and Black Lives Matter (Amir Khadar, 2017)

By Samuel Murray As more violent Black murders are being shown via the media, and as more Indigenous and brown folx go missing without any coverage it is vital that we all examine our whiteness and what it means to … Continue reading

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Understanding and Resisting Divide & Conquer Tactics

The act of dividing potential allies and communities who could come together to rise up is one of the oldest and most infuriatingly effective tricks in the book. Too often social justice movements have splintered as a result of not being … Continue reading

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Asian American Feminist Antibodies

A new zine from the Asian American Feminist Collective (AAFC) features an amazing collection of essays, resources, and artwork on how to “make meaning of the coronavirus crisis through long-standing practices of care that come out of Asian American histories and politics.” … Continue reading

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Luz en lo Oscura

By: Shirley Coenen In “Light in the Dark/Luz en lo Oscura” Anzaldua’s final life work, she plunges head-on into the transformational potentiality of liminal spaces- for moments like these, when “death and destruction do shock us out of our familiar … Continue reading

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May Day 2020: Take Action

As Amazon, Walmart and others profit amid Coronavirus crisis, their essential workers are planning an unprecedented strike. Get ready for May Day. Essential workers risk their lives and their families’ lives every day — they deserve appropriate safety equipment, standards, and job … Continue reading

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