Intersectional Feminist Spaces 101 and 201

Crossknit is the online moniker of a “calligrapher, crossfitter, editor, graphic designer, knitter, lawyer, seamstress and spinner” who has written two amazing posts guiding the new (and not so new) to navigating the pitfalls and subtleties of intersectional feminist spaces — that is, feminist spaces that recognise that racism is always present alongside misogyny, as …

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Confronting Whiteness with Rachael Rice

One of the most important things that white people can do to end racism, is to face whiteness head on. That’s what Rachael Rice does in this series of conversations with other white women, which range across: international community work, capitalism and intersectional economics colonialism, appropriation, trauma and sustainability awkward family conversations about racism white …

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Be the Change: 5 tips for activists from Autostraddle

Autostraddle describes itself as “an intelligent, hilarious & provocative voice and a progressively feminist online community for multiple generations of kickass lesbian, bisexual & otherwise inclined ladies (and their friends)”. Mainly aimed at a younger cohort, it nonetheless has resources and information relevant to all ages, as well as all genders and all orientations. At …

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Capacitar International

Capacitar International uses a hands-on approach to teach simple wellness practices around the world, for free. They are especially committed to communities affected by violence, poverty and trauma, and work towards solidarity, understanding and reconciliation. Their approach is based in popular education and community peer support, which is not only in itself empowering for communities affected …

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National Coalition-Building Institute

The National Coalition-Building Institute does extremely effective work in reducing prejudice, resolving conflict, and welcoming diversity, based in the model of co-counselling. Most of its work is in the USA, but it has chapters around the world. It works in two main ways: through training, and through supportive cohorts in localities and within organisations. Their …

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