We often discuss privilege and recognize white privilege, socio-economic privilege and gender privilege. However, one that falls in our blind spot is heterosexual cisgender privilege.
Battling with my internalized biphobia that forced me to be who I thought society wanted me to be and pure confusion about my identity, it hasn’t been easy.
We’ve all been in this situation before: It’s the weekend, and you have tons of homework to do. But you put it off and you continually do so until it’s hours away from the due date, and now you feel terrible because you’re nowhere near done.
In 1964, nearly 1,500 volunteers— primarily university students— engaged in a novel campaign to bring democratic government to Mississippi. Their goal was to help black residents of the state exercise a basic right of citizenship: the vote. The campaign was known as “Freedom Summer,” or the “Mississippi Summer Project.”
Florida, your work isn’t over. Hopefully, voters will mobilize this season and all seasons to make sure their efforts weren’t done in vain.
For a long time, the public and the White House alike have been waiting with bated breath to hear the final reports of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. And finally, this past weekend, Mueller relayed his full comprehensive report and recommendations to Attorney General William Barr.
Spring has long been celebrated as a season of renewal. Part of the renewal of spring lies in its potential. It is the time to plant what we will later reap. This is as true for ideas as it is for flowers and vegetable gardens.