“What Is” Series

What Is…Holding Space?-August 30, 2021. Learn about what holding space means and why it is so important.

What Is…BIPOC?-July 19, 2021. Learn about what the BIPOC acronym stands for. This post is also on the “Racial Issues” and “Indigenous Peoples” pages.

What Is…TGNC?-June 14, 2021. Learn about what the TGNC acronym stands for. This post is also in the “LGBTQ+” page of the blog.

What Is… Cultural Appropriation?-May 3, 2021. This post talks about what cultural appropriation is (as well as cultural mockery and cultural appreciation).

What Is…the School-to-Prison Pipeline?-April 12, 2021. This post talks about what the school-to-prison pipeline is, and who it affects. This post is also in the pages for “Racial Issues” and “‘Mental Health”.

What Are…the Four Waves of Feminism?-March 15, 2021. This post explains what the waves of feminism are and why they are important. This post is also in the page for women’s rights.

What Is…Medical Racism?-February 22, 2021. This post talks about what medical racism is, and how it is relevant. This post is also on the racial issues page.

What are…Calling Out and Calling In?-January 25, 2021. This post talks about what calling out and calling in are, and why both are so important.

What Is…Gaslighting?-December 7, 2020. This post talks about what gaslighting is, and why it is so harmful.

What Is…Performative Allyship?-September 21, 2020. This post talks about what performative allyship is, and why an awareness of it is so important.

What Is…Intersectionality?-August 24, 2020. This post talks about what intersectionality is and why it is important.

What Is…White Guilt?-July 27, 2020. This post talks about what white guilt is. This is also on the page for racial issues.

What Is…Privilege?-June 15, 2020. In light of the recent talk about privilege, this post talks about what privilege is.

What Is…Toxic Positivity?-May 11, 2020. This post talks about what toxic positivity is. This is also on the pages for ableism and mental health.

Who Is…a Spoonie?-April 6, 2020. This post talks about who a spoonie is, and what it means.

Introducing Another New Blog Series!-March 30, 2020. This post is an introduction to the “What is ___” Series.