Archive for July, 2012

Kiri Introduces Herself

Kiri Introduces Herself

Content notes/TW: spiritual abuse, anti-trans prejudice, transmisogyny, family rejection  I make an effort to consider many perspectives in my writing, but that’s no substitute for people telling their own stories. This is part of why I’m so excited to have Kiri on board as a contributor to AWH. Kiri will […]

by × July 25, 2012 × 5 comments
Miss Zee’s Coloring Book and the invisibility of little black girls

Miss Zee’s Coloring Book and the invisibility of little black girls

Emily L. Hauser has a good post up today on how hard it is to find children’s books and other kid’s stuff that includes or focuses on children of color. She also talks about the importance of independent media projects like the Kickstarter project featured in the video above – […]

by × July 23, 2012 × 1 comment
Conquer, colonize, enslave: On redefining words and rewriting history

Conquer, colonize, enslave: On redefining words and rewriting history

Trigger warning: rape/incest, child sexual abuse, racism, slavery, western colonization/imperialism. Well, Jared Wilson has “apologized” (not really) for posting the Doug Wilson excerpt on his blog, and both the original post and the defensive followup to it have been taken down. Some people will take this as enough progress to […]

by × July 22, 2012 × 5 comments
Doug Wilson, The Gospel Coalition, and Sanctified Rape Culture

Doug Wilson, The Gospel Coalition, and Sanctified Rape Culture

Major trigger warning: extreme rape and rape culture apologism, victim blaming, slavery and Confederacy apologism. Note: this is a long post. If you only have time to read part of it, I’d recommend starting here. The following is a quote by Douglas (Doug) Wilson, a complementarian pastor, from his book […]

by × July 18, 2012 × 42 comments
no silence. no stigma. no shame.

no silence. no stigma. no shame.

[Content notes: mental illness, mental health ableism] “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” – Audre Lorde All day I’ve been following people’s comments about No Shame Day, started by Bassey Ikpi and her organization The Siwe Project to challenge […]

by × July 3, 2012 × 1 comment