Archive | January 2017

How to be an ally

Being a good ally is not obvious. Maybe you’re a guy and you’re interested in feminism, or perhaps you are white and you are outraged by all the casual racism you see in your day to day and you want to help. This is amazing and this is good, but there is a lot of political etiquette that you need to be aware of.

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Cultural fetishisation in Australia

Latin Americans are exotic in Australia. We do not carry racial stigma the same way that being Latinx in North America does, and because there are so few of us, we do not congregate in insular enclaves of Spanish-speaking communities like certain area codes of Miami or Los Angeles tend to.

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