Everyday Feminism Articles

How Intersectional Feminism Transformed Me from an Asshole to an Activist, published on July 21, 2017

5+ Acts of Resistance That Prove We Don’t Need to Wait for Elections to Make Change, published on March 6, 2017

A Parent and Feminist Guide to ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,’ published on December 21, 2016

7 Undeniable Reasons Why Claiming You’re ‘Not Political’ Makes No Sense, published on December 19, 2016

Here’s Your Proof That White Americans Don’t Face Systemic Racism, published on November 6, 2016

How White Americans’ Hatred of Racism Actually Supports Racism Instead of Solves It, published on August 16, 2016

The Top 8 Reasons Why We Need Feminism in Our Schools, published on July 24, 2016

7 Lessons on Why Homelessness Needs Our Urgent Attention, published on June 4, 2016

6 Reasons I Want My White Child to Take Ethnic Studies, published on March 17, 2016

13 Things Even More Divisive Than People Who Always Bring Race Up in Discussions, published on February 1, 2016

4 Reasons Why ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Matters Beyond Its Entertainment Value, published on December 24, 2015

10 Examples That Prove White Privilege Protects White People in Every Aspect Imaginable, published on November 26, 2015

30+ Resources to Help White Americans Learn About Race and Racism, published on July 26, 2015

5 Reasons Why High-Stakes Testing Is a Social Justice Issue, published on May 8, 2015

Looking for Proof of Male Privilege in Your Daily Life? Here Are 7 Undeniable Examples, published on May 4, 2015

Your Local Public School Is Failing at Addressing Racism – Here Are 3 Ways How, published on April 6, 2015

7 Reasons Why ‘Colorblindness’ Contributes to Racism Instead of Solves It, published on February 23, 2015

6 Sexist, Racist, and Generally Messed Up Things We Hope The New Star Wars Films Get Right This Time, published on February 16, 2015

How White Americans Lose When They Don’t Stand Up for Racial Justice (and 4 Ways They Can Counter Racism Instead), published on January 18, 2015

7 Ways Our Favorite Superhero, Fantasy, and Sci-fi Movies Teach Us to Be Racist, published on December 3, 2014



Other Published Work

‘I’m Not Done Learning’—from Toxic Male to Intersectional Feminist (and Then Some), published by The Good Men Project 

The Younger, ‘Masculine’ Me and the Four Steps to Escape From Male Privilege (#ThisIsHowSexismEnds Series), published by The Good Men Project 


10 Examples That Prove White Privilege Exists in Every Aspect Imaginable, published by Yes! Magazine


White Americans Are Still Confused About Racism — Here’s “The Talk” We Need to Have, published by the South Seattle Emerald

The NAACP’s Concrete Plan to Close Intolerable Opportunity Gaps, an article co-written with Tracy Gill, Rita Green, and Tess Williams, published in the South Seattle Emerald 


Race Curriculum Controversy, an article published by Z Magazine



Dear White People: See Dear White People, an op-ed published in the Queen Anne and Magnolia News, neighborhoods that together are 77 percent white.



Antiracist Teaching Under Fire in Public Schools: A Case Study, an article co-written with Susan Stahl (using the pseudonyms S. Eldridge and J. DiFranco), published in Understanding and Dismantling Privilege



Removing Courageous Conversations from Center School’s race and gender course is outrageous, an op-ed published in The Seattle Times



“The Student Coalition for Strengthening Communities: A Service-Learning Partnership Between P-12 Schools and a Preservice Teacher Education Program,” a chapter co-written with Jeffrey B. Anderson, Christopher Daikos, and Audra Rutherford, from Partnerships for Service Learning: Impacts on Communities and Students, by Todd Kelshaw, Freyda Lazarus, and Judy Miner, and Associates

Partnerships forService-Learning


Pieces Referencing My Work

Huffington Post 

For White People Who Believe Black Lives Matter, by Rebecca Griffin

White Silence Is Not an Option, by “Contributor”


White people, stop asking us to educate you about racism, by Real Talk: WOC & Allies

National Council for Teachers of English 

There Is No Apolitical Classroom: Resources for Teaching in These Times, by NCTE’s Standing Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English.


Resources For Educators To Use In The Wake Of Charlottesville, by Anya Kamenetz

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching About Race, Racism,and Police Violence, by Editors


Samples of Published Writing by Students Enrolled in Citizenship and Social Justice

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