On Leaving Online Social Justice Spaces: The Power of Words
by Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg, Content Manager and Writer
[Image description: Against a black background, the text reads, “The power of words.”]
I’m a white, queer, disabled, Jewish abuse survivor and the mom of a transgender kid. As a kid, I got my start in…
"Many people in social justice spaces have been traumatized outside these spaces – by someone they know, or by the larger systems that work to grind people down, or both. And when I see people retriggering one another’s trauma, I just want to run. I cannot be there, because watching people be attacked traumatizes me."
White people remind me of those serial killers you see on TV that kill a bunch of people & keep an item of clothing or a piece of jewelry that belonged to the people they killed to wear for “fun”.
Celebrating Butch: A Powerful Photo Collection on Female Masculinity
In our gender binary world, female masculinity can make lots of people uncomfortable. But butch is being proudly reclaimed and expressed. Check out this amazing photo collection by Meg Allen showing the range, fluidity, and subjectivity of female masculinity.
(Source: queerwoc, via elixherfix)