Ideological, Institutional, Interpersonal, & Internalized Oppression
We are all different, as we come from different backgrounds, experience different hardships, and come to have different perspectives on the world.
The progression, or lack there of, for LGBTQ equality.
While many Christians view proselytizing as offering the gift of Jesus to the “unbelievers,” many if not most individuals of other faiths and many non-believers consider this as not merely an imposition or as manipulation, but, in fact, consider this as a form of oppression.
“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As a White person, Jaime Utt is so frustrated in how so many of us are blaming people of Color for their own oppression and condemning them for expressions of grief and rage that make us uncomfortable and afraid. If you find yourself doing that, read this.
Instead of telling your black friends that you hope things will get better, show them how you are working to make things better.
What is happening within the hearts and minds of Eastern Michigan University students who are willing to tell a Native elder to “go back to the reservation”?
James St. James challenges the notion that the term “cisgender” adds to divisions between people, and suggests the term can help encourage healing.
Thomas Fiffer breaks with tradition to offer four new questions for the Passover seder.
Rudy really, really, really wants you to understand power and protest
Intersectionality. It’s a word a lot of people struggle with. Here’s a graphic that just might help you “get it”.
The “war” stops here
Darren Wilson helps prove justice is an illusion in one hand, and a tool of oppression in the other.
Equality can only be achieved by breaking all of the many spokes in the wheel of oppression.
Madness forced Andrew Lawes to Hell. The person he met there showed him the truth – a revelation that has unleashed a furious anger.