There has been a lot to write about lately. SO much that I have felt almost frozen and overwhelmed by which topic(s) to blog about. So I wrote the Opinion Piece instead and then posted and re-posted lots of mini opinions on FaceBook about ALL the current events.
You can quickly determine who is like-minded and who is not.
I am not delusional about who my family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances are and who they are not.
I do not mind agreeing to disagree. This is part of what makes living in the U.S. so nice.
What doesn’t make living in the U.S. so nice is that we each live in some type of privilege that then often leads us to hate on someone else based on our privileged identity (whether that is one identity or many).
Hiding behind one privileged identity and it’s values and morals in order to hate on another group is still discrimination, oppression, and hatred.
I am an equal social justice advocate. Not all vulnerable and oppressed groups experience discrimination the same. But each vulnerable and oppressed group deserves to live free of fear of oppression and violence. That is true for abused women, infertile women, LGBT families and individuals, folks without enough resources, racial and ethnic “minorities,” etc., etc., etc.
So, I noticed you didn’t like my posts and that’s o.k. I doesn’t make my passionate advocacy any less, it just assures me that I should be louder until wide-spread justice occurs.