This question of living up to our potential comes for everyone, but it hits especially hard for those of us who live with our own and others’ expectations that we represent the communities we’re a part of at the highest possible level. Here are three steps to transform that burden into a gift.
Articles tagged "social justice"
In a culture where any basic achievement by a disabled person is perceived as an act of bravery, living with a chronic health condition since birth meant coming to terms with being perceived as “an inspiration.” All I really wanted was to meet other multipotentialites like me.
Pauli Murray situated themself as “in-between” in almost all of their identities. As a lawyer, a poet, and a priest, they dedicated their life to fighting for people of color, women, elders and LGBTQ+ people.
Her side job as a romance novelist may seem atypical, but it’s a core part of her fight to transform American politics.
It’s important to remember that, as allies, our efforts need to be ongoing to affect real change. Here are four ways I’m holding myself accountable going forward.
Today we’re using our platform to link you to some Black organizations and voices, and some resources that might help you in your fight against racism.
Accepting the sheer impossibility of fixing everything is the only way we can start fixing anything.