I’ve got a post up on The Bias today about the X-Men as a case study in disability representation. Check it out: Disability, Representation, and the X-Men.
I have a post up on The Bias today on how asking people to “assume good intent” undermines diversity and inclusion, and makes people in your space less safe. Check it out: How “Good Intent” Undermines Diversity and Inclusion.
I have a post up on The Bias today about the word “mansplaining,” and why having specific language to describe patterns of discrimination is so vital to marginalized groups. Check it out: Mansplaining and the Power of Naming.
I’ve got a post up on The Bias today about growing up queer, and the harm it causes queer children when we act as if LGBT topics are for “mature” readers in spite of the fact that many kids are themselves queer. Check it out: My Childhood Was Appropriate For Children.
I’ve got a post up on The Bias today about disability, how it’s represented in genre fiction, and how that representation differs from the lived realities of non-fictional disabled people, and political frameworks that guide our discourse about disability. Check it out: The Geek’s Guide to Disability.