Tag Archive for intersectionality

TWIH Episode 77: The Politics of the Body with Irene McCalphin

Irene McCalphin joins us this week to talk about the intersections of fat liberation and marginalization. Why is it important to have representation in spiritual imagery, both in regards to race and body size? Why is the language of our rituals important? How can we move through learning about these issues of marginalization and come […]

30 Days of Social Justice 10: Intersectionality #30daysofsocialjustice #amwriting

So. Intersectionality. Let’s start with a definition, shall we? (And yeah, I know it’s Wikipedia, but the definition from them is sound): Intersectionality (or intersectionalism) is the study of intersections between forms or systems of oppression, domination or discrimination. On Tumblr yesterday, someone wrote this (the “Intersectionality…it’s a thing..” is my response to the post): […]

30 Days of Writing about Social Justice. Who’s in? #amwriting #30daysofsocialjustice

Tuesday I’m going to start writing about this little list of social justice topics. I was inspired by the Month of Written Devotion (which I have now fixed to the proper link) and created 30 days (because 30 days have September). True, this isn’t everything and I know there could have been way more topics […]

30 Days of Social Justice Writing Prompts #amwriting #30daysofsocialjustice

I’ve been watching folks do the Month of Written Devotion the last couple of months which has been really cool. I thought, earlier today: “Huh…I wonder if there’s something similar for social justice?” My Google-fu and asking on Twitter has failed me, and my wife (not so subtly) suggested that I should do it. So […]