Safety Pin

Wearing a safety-pin shouldn't be required to tell someone you're "safe". This apparently is the new thing to show solidarity and opposition to those of us that target and spread hate to marginalized people. Americans in particular seem to be polarized the last year or so because of the amount of hate that has been witnessed … Continue reading Safety Pin

What does safe mean to you?

Do you think this person feels safe? University of Michigan student wearing a hijab was threatened with being set on fire, policy say A University of Michigan student was approached by a stranger who threatened to set her on fire with a lighter if she didn’t remove her hijab, police said. The incident occurred between … Continue reading What does safe mean to you?

Human first, American second

I'm not feeling Three Things Thursday this week. Having been absorbed into election coverage, reactions, and getting over my own brief shock yesterday morning, I have a renewed sense of purpose and see an opportunity for us as American people to stand together. This country is divided, decidedly so, but what's done is done and … Continue reading Human first, American second