Category Archives: Ingroups and Outgroups

From an Ally’s Perspective

I have seen a lot of people expressing fear the last day or so. I have seen it from friends, I have seen it from family, and I have seen it online. I’d be lying if I said I am … Continue reading

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Here’s To Hope

Trigger Warning: Election Discussion I need to preface this: I am 100% okay with you having an opinion, with your opinion being different than mine, and with us having a civil discussion about ideas and opinions.¬† I am okay with … Continue reading

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What is a Safe Space?

This week for Terminology Tuesday I want to discuss safe spaces, because I feel like there’s a growing animosity toward them, especially in school settings. A safe space is a space in which individuals will be welcome regardless of who … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Misgender Someone?

This week on Terminology Tuesday I will explain what it means to misgender someone. Misgendering someone is when, for example, you call a boy “she.” You refer to someone by the incorrect gender.  Sometimes it’s intentional, but it can also … Continue reading

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Role Models

Recently I was reading the article “Why Colleges Need to Hire More Trans Faculty”¬†which states the reason for this as trans* students needing role models. While I agree that trans* students should have role models they trust, I feel every … Continue reading

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