White folks in the environmental movements need to be purposeful about expanding the movement, sharing the space and listening to the voices of those on the front lines of climate change.
We have been putting too much emphasis on the aesthetics of self-care, and for many their form of ‘self-care’ comes from a place of privilege and activism for them is only so they can get likes on instagram.
Using a ‘feminist’ label shouldn’t be so easy that all you have to do is slap it across your chest and you are suddenly a hero.
It seems like almost everyone nowadays wants to buy into the culture of love, acceptance, and queerness, which is great, but not as many want to do the work that is still so desperately needed.
Affirming other people’s humanity should be the goal of everyone, no matter religion, race, sexual orientation, or gender identity. When we participate in love, everyone wins.