Since Trump’s election, my social media feeds are full of people from traditionally oppressed groups (women, LGBTQ, people of color, religious minorities) posting about their anger at current events and people from traditionally privileged groups (white men, often Christian) shaming them for their anger. The policing of our emotions perpetuates a culture of silencing that allows racism and misogyny to thrive. I wrote an article for Bust Magazine about this; you can read it here.
A good friend asked feenomluke and I to do a video addressing the North Carolina HB1 law, which requires people to use the restroom that corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate rather than the gender with which they present. During my research I was horrified to learn about all the discrimination and violence trans people face everyday. I wrote abut how to be a trans ally for The Rumpus; you can see the article here.