If you are middle-to-upper class, these are a bunch of unearned societal benefits you get that folks in lower economic classes do not. Read them and consider them. It’s not about shame. It’s about understanding.
I’ve created a few graphics about when it’s okay to say “gay” and the one argument that keeps coming up goes something like “How can you regulate language? What’s offensive to one person is not to another. What matters is your intentions.” Intentions don’t matter, effect does. I will elaborate on my response to that question more in... Read more »
In my show, I address the issue of positive stereotypes head-on, but I wanted to write an article about it as well. For those of you unaware, positive stereotypes are assumptions about an entire group or identity (e.g., gay men) that are considered to be “good.” Some examples of positive stereotypes of gay men: they... Read more »
Watch the preview below for “Second Class Citizens”, an under-production documentary about the Gay Rights Movement. The project is being funded on Kickstarter (Kickstarter video way below), and has raised over $145K at the time of this writing (300% of its goal). You can still back the documentary receive perks (posters, DVDs, etc.), but at this point... Read more »
And an introduction to the much healthier, much shinier Platinum Rule.
About the Author
Hi! I'm Sam Killermann, an activist, educator, and artist. Outside of creating this site, I'm the Director of Creativity for hues, a global justice collective. Here are some other sites I've made that you might dig: