Our sisterhoods need to evolve. They’re so often a slurry of cultural appropriation, spiritual bypassing, neoliberalism, multilevel marketing, and random woo punctuated by various signals of authority, virtue and performative vulnerability from their leaders. We can do better.
I posted this recently on my Facebook page(s) but wanted to elaborate a bit here, especially about cultural appropriation, which is so much more than something people fight about on Tumblr. One way a bioregional animist friend of mine explained cultural appropriation was to “steal from the ancestors without giving back.” It’s the practice of one privileged group (often… Read more →
This was the maiden voyage of my first art camp, #MagicalRadical. It started as a kids’ camp idea I put out on Facebook, and then a bunch of adults were like CAN I COME TO THIS THING. I thought for a minute and said YEAH. LET’S DO THIS. Having facilitated and taught in all manner of spaces from rural housing… Read more →