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Confronting Casual Racism: Interview Fail

“We have a no-tolerance policy for addressing racial slurs and racial jokes. You notice a colleague consistently not addressing racial jokes made in his presence. How would you respond?” I was asked the above in a job interview yesterday. Regardless … Continue reading

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God Would Want me to be an Atheist

Pretty sure I don’t believe in God. (Surprise!) That is probably not surprising to you (lesbian feminist anti-racist bloggers aren’t usually the religious type). But after years of trying to hang on to a steadily wilting pseudo-christianity-cum-agnosticism, it was a bit … Continue reading

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Confronting Casual Racism: All Indians Are Creepy

Recenty I had an opportunity to respond to casual racism while I was at the lake with three of my friends. (Disclaimer: these posts will be about me and my responding-to-racism skills, not about shitting on the folks who make … Continue reading

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