Inclusive: How do we embrace intersectional identities?

American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde once said: “There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” Looking at identity, it is thought to be important to approach it from an intersectional perspective because it deepens the understanding that there is diversity and nuance inContinue reading “Inclusive: How do we embrace intersectional identities?”

Ally: Is it better to be an ally or an advocate?

It’s LGBT UK History Month and Black History Month in the US, so learning to be a good ally is crucial. But do we need to be more than just an ally? Or is it enough?   Author Ta Nehisi Coates says: “I don’t know that white people need to be ‘allies’ so much asContinue reading “Ally: Is it better to be an ally or an advocate?”