Archive for: September, 2015

CF Assets: Chants, Logos, Materials, etc.

Intersectional Chants Sexist, speciesist, anti-gay! Take your store and go away! Human, turkey, chicken or cow, we demand justice now! We’re here. We’re queer. Get used to it! Respect for animals, love for all. All species united, hear the call. All species united, hear the call! All species united, hear the call! For social justice…

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Safer Space Agreement

Purpose This Safer Space Agreement exists to facilitate an immediate response to any oppressive actions by attendees of our events. Oppressive actions include but are not limited to: discriminatory words or behavior on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, class, size, ability, immigration status, sexuality, gender identity and/or gender expression, as well as ​promoting…

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Cultural Appropriation

What’s Wrong with Cultural Appropriation? These 9 Answers Reveal Its Harm A deeper understanding of cultural appropriation also refers to a particular power dynamic in which members of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant group. The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation…

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Activism

Beautiful Trouble Beautiful Trouble is a book, web toolbox and international network of artist-activist trainers whose mission is to make grassroots movements more creative and more effective.  

Intersectionality & Oppressions

Crenshaw on Intersectionality “You’ve got to show that the kind of discrimination people have conceptualised is limited because they stop their thinking when the discrimination encounters another kind of discrimination.”   Intersectionality and Abolitionist Veganism “[…] how we talk about veganism, and what else we do, matters in terms of changing others perceptions and practices. If…

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Conduct/Values

How to Apologize when Being Called Out “Knowing how to apologize is essential when you’ve been called out for a behavior that enforces oppression of a marginalized group. But unfortunately, we don’t always do a great job at it.” Checking Your Privilege “The first time I was told to “check my privilege,” I’ll be honest, I…

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