…ng this because you appreciated that I challenged casual racism at the Blacksonian, but here it is: I don’t believe in trying to debate other people into changing their views and behavior. I no longer try to persuade people to think the way I do about anything. Instead, I speak up about my own observations and experiences, and in doing so, invite people to re…
Sabrina Joy Stevens
Yes!!!! I came to that conclusion a couple of years ago. I speak up powerfully and often for social justice, but I am not speaking to homophobes, haters, or other bigots. Why should I? Good, decent, moral, loving people OUTNUMBER them. We’re already in a majority, but we’re mired in a system where that doesn’t matter as much as it should.
We have to ally ourselves to one ANOTHER — to learn, teach, strategize, and implement effective tactics.
Intersectionality? Sure. But so much more than that.