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Gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too!”

Gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too!”

Chief Esparza July 20, 2014 0

Black woman tells gay white men, “Stop stealing our culture.” In response, gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too! We’re all the same!” But then they also call her

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The Colors We Bleed

The Colors We Bleed

Cyn da' Poet July 13, 2014 0

In a world where we use color to identify and represent ourselves, a world where colors describe our emotions and used to create paintings of our dreams. We also live in a world where

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Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

jonathan July 11, 2014 0

An issue of “cultural appropriation” came up again this week in the form of an open letter by Sierra Mannie, a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Her college newspaper article, “Dear White

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#MigrantLivesMatter: UndocuMuxer and UndocuQueer Fighting For Trust In Baldwin Park

#MigrantLivesMatter: UndocuMuxer and UndocuQueer Fighting For Trust In Baldwin Park

Ronnie Veliz March 27, 2014 0

More than 100 community members gathered in front of the Baldwin Park police department on Tuesday to urge officers to be in full compliance with the TRUST Act. Mothers, fathers, and children listened to undocumented

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TedxSantaCruz activates call for California prison justice

TedxSantaCruz activates call for California prison justice

Qulture March 16, 2014 0

“Release from prison after the Three Strikes Law was reformed turned many people into activists… For them, activism was a form of catharsis.” Jessica Delgado, a public defender in Santa Clara County for sixteen

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Help me fund my way back “Home” to the Borderlands

Help me fund my way back “Home” to the Borderlands

Alejandro February 12, 2014 1

Community Update from Michoacán This is Alex Reporting from Morelia, Michoacán. A Region in which Resistance against the bad government, corruption, and organized crime is real. Early December 2013, I left the Unites States in

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Carta Abierta a mi Madre : Porque me fui de los Estados Unidos

Carta Abierta a mi Madre : Porque me fui de los Estados Unidos

Alejandro January 27, 2014 1

Quiero empezar dirigiendo estas carta  a la protagonista mas importante, hablando de sujetos de insparación en mi vida , y la cual sacrifico todo para darme  el camino a un futuro mejor como inmigrante

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Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Mauro Sifuentes October 1, 2013 0

  It is in the best interest of this conversation that I begin with some working definitions. I think shared language can often be a crucial element in engaging meaningful and rich discussions about

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Privilege is not something you can get rid of.

Privilege is not something you can get rid of.

Mauro Sifuentes September 30, 2013 0

Privilege is not something you can get rid of. It is something to refuse in moments, to use strategically in others, and to reflect on constantly. If you speak English, are clearly gendered, male,

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A Reflection on Gay Neighborhoods

A Reflection on Gay Neighborhoods

Chief Esparza August 9, 2013 0

Gay neighborhoods are not in big cities simply because they are big cities and there is a critical mass of gays to form an entire neighborhood. Places like San Francisco are home to so

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