British people will have less opportunity to visit other countries and learn about different cultures, while more licence could well be given for racism and bigotry towards immigrants and people of color living within the country.
There’s good reason to take weight out of the equation.
I was repeatedly given the message – both by my abuser herself and by the rest of the world – that men who get hit did something to deserve it, and complaining about it makes me less of a man.
I question how much true affirmation is possible between two people when at least one person doesn’t understand their partner’s lived experience, or moreover, make a concerted effort to understand.
It’s okay to have an unhappy holiday.
Meet them where they are as often as possible, within safe boundaries.
Death is far too high a price to pay for anything you may deem an inconvenience.
We do not face size discrimination in the way fat folks do.
To be sure, there is something to all those prescriptions for walking, but to be blunt, they’re ableist.
I was a victim. I was victimized. It’s not my shame. It’s the shame of the perpetrators.
Some oppressions are fostered by the very things supposedly set up to help justice spaces thrive.
Though you may feel alone right now, your experience is normal and human to the core.
Knowing our HIV and STI status is important knowledge for us. But we have to navigate these experiences in ways that don’t further stigmatize and ostracize those who receive positive diagnoses.
By teaching me it was necessary to eat in a way that would yield a thin body, I think my dad implicitly taught me it was my duty to be conventionally attractive.
Our only responsibilities are to be as informed as we can be, use that information as effectively as possible, and make the best choices we can.