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Emotionally Present / Personal Is Political

Self-Care, Holding Space, & Real Talk

Do you ever come across terms like “self-care” or “holding space”, and wonder what that’s supposed to mean? I first encountered it among a group of young women who were rather passionately (if not at times aggressively) defying harmful behaviours of local men’s rights “activists”. We had all come together to organise around pro-lifers whose … Continue reading

Personal Is Political / Race/Ethnicity

Revisiting Dreadlocks, White People, And The Cultural Appropriation Brigade

I’ve written before, and more than once, about how (and why) white people get hostile over the matter of white people wearing dreadlocks, and how fundamentally ridiculous an exercise this is. Just yesterday, the matter resurfaced again in a way that I was unprepared for—as a brief moment in a short YouTube video made to … Continue reading