Why are White People Outraged Over Cecil the Lion but Not about Sandra Bland?

By Michele Kaplan TRIGGER WARNING: The following article contains discussion of racism and police violence. Author’s Note: This article is not suggesting that every white person is outraged over Cecil (let alone outraged over Cecil and not Sandra Bland). This article is … Continue reading

Gary Yourofsky: Is The Backlash Warranted?

By Michele Kaplan TRIGGER WARNING: The following article is in response to a video posted by Gary Yourofsky. It contains quotes from Yourofsky that reference violence, sexual abuse and rape. The video also contains ableist language and makes the inaccurate … Continue reading

The Dangers Of Hero Worship In An Activist Movement

By Michele Kaplan Trigger Warning: Discussion of rape and racism; contains extremely offensive racist and ableist comments about Palestinians and Muslim culture. Have you ever been in a situation where people wish you would just shut up? It all began … Continue reading