According to RAINN, every 98 seconds, someone is a victim of sexual assault. That’s 1 in 6 women, 1 in 10 men. But we’re not just statistics. We’re people. regardless of sex, gender, religion, or nationality, all of us have either heard or experienced some form of sexual harassment or violence. And it seems crazy… Read More #MeToo: 6 Anonymous Stories of Sexual Harassment and Assault
“ Intellectually and emotionally weakened by years of steadily degraded public discourse, we are now two separate ideological countries, LeftLand and RightLand, speaking different languages, the lines between us down. Not only do our two subcountries reason differently; they draw upon non-intersecting data sets and access entirely different mythological systems. You and I approach a castle.… Read More George Saunders: Understanding An Opposing Stance
AlliesEverywhere isn’t supposed to be a place for politics. It’s a place where through education, marginalized people can come together into a coalition that promotes open communication and understanding. But, in a world where racism, sexism, and other –isms have become politicized, it’s hard not to look. I cover my eyes but peek through my… Read More A Conversation About Belief Systems
Carrie Fisher might be originally in my memory from being the rebel leader in Star Wars – a character that I looked up to greatly, as she was a vast departure from the damsels in distress I saw elsewhere – but later in life she most poignantly stuck with me as a mental health advocate… Read More Farewell to an Ally: Carrie Fisher
These days, you can’t spend 5 minutes on social media or reading/watching the news without having that heart-sinking, gut-punching feeling that the world’s got some serious problems. For most people, the only way to escape the sympathy pain is to tune out and turn off, focusing on their own problems to avoid the feeling of… Read More Why Allies Everywhere?
Every moment we spend on social media, we’re bombarded by information, not all of it is helpful. That’s why we’re creating this database of useful, peer reviewed links. Your feedback is crucial to beginning the discussions and teaching us what you need. As long as you stay positive and kind, you’re welcome to add your… Read More The Importance Of Starting Discussions
I don’t know about you, but sometimes talking about world problems don’t seem like enough. Filters over Facebook profile photos only last so long, and a tweet eventually disappears into the Twitter Feed, never to be heard from again. That’s where AlliesEverywhere comes in. AlliesEverywhere is a virtual community that is all about actionable positivity.… Read More More About Allies Everywhere?