social justice links: intersectional & other issues
So... I've got pages for my thoughts on racism and sexism, and on each of those pages I had lists of links to articles or videos about those issues. But I finally decided to move those links to a page specifically for links. That saved space on the other pages, as well as giving me a place to include links about issues other than just racism and sexism. However, even that page started getting too long, so I eventually broke it up into a few separate pages for different social justice issues. (It's possible some of the issues on this page will also eventually get their own pages, if the lists of links get long enough.)

See also SJW links: racism and sexism, organizations & causes, and social justice memes
(Also note that some of the articles I link to on this page may be mostly about a specific issue like sexism or racism, but I try to include things here instead of on those pages if I see much of any intersectionality in it at all. Then again, there are undoubtedly some things I link to on either the racism or sexism pages instead of here, even if they do have a bit of intersectionality in them.)

Please note, this is mostly just stuff I've seen shared on facebook or learned of elsewhere, starting in May 2014. As such, these links barely scratch the surface of the subjects they address. There is much more research you or I or anyone can do on these subjects, which is beyond the present scope and purpose of this page. (Also note that links I add to this page may include articles, videos, etc., which were made long before I first saw them.) Some of the links I share here will be negative (showing society's problems), others will be positive (showing ways society is changing for the better and/or offering advice on how to help change society and ourselves).

TW/CN: some of the sites linked to from this page will talk about traumatic issues.

intersectional issues & guidelines for discussion/debate

3 Things To Consider When Choosing Between Calling Someone Out Or Calling Them In
5 Helpful Answers To Society's Most Uncomfortable Questions
5 Tips for Being an Ally (video)
5 Tips For Better Inclusion in Tabletop Games
5 Ways Powerful People Trick You Into Hating Protesters
6 Awful Things That Happen When We Think 'Good' People Can’t Be Rapists or Abusers
6 Signs Your Call-Out Isn’t Actually About Accountability
7 Things People Who Say They're 'Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal' Don't Understand
9 Ways We Can Make Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible
20 empowering children's books that celebrate diversity and social justice.
The Alt-Right is Killing People
The American civil war didn't end. And Trump is a Confederate president 1-21-19
The Black Feminist’s Guide to the Racist Sh*t That Too Many White Feminists Say
The Black Girl Pushout
The Black Woman’s Tale: Why Margaret Atwood’s Espousal of White Feminist Beliefs Shouldn’t Surprise You
Breaking Down the Problem with Mansplaining (And Other Forms of Privileged Explaining)
The Counted: People killed by police in the US
Day 1 in Trump’s America
Don't Feed the Trolls, and Other Hideous Lies
Excommunicate Me from the Church of Social Justice
Hate in Schools
How Black Girls Aren’t Presumed to Be Innocent 1-21-19
How to Apologize When You Get Called Out (video)
How To Do Intersectionality
I Don’t Grieve Over His Cruelty. I Grieve Over Yours. 1-21-19
I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People
If you've never heard of the gender pay gap, watch Corporate America get schooled on it by 4 kids. (video)
No, It's Not Your Opinion. You're Just Wrong.
No, We Won’t Calm Down – Tone Policing Is Just Another Way to Protect Privilege (comic)
A Note on Call-Out Culture
Of Course Florida School Shooter Was A Girl-Hating White Supremacist. Of Course I Am Tired Of Writing This Article.
On Wyatt Cenac, 'Key & Peele,' And Being The Only One In The Room
Pop Culture Detective Agency (webseries)
Privilege 101: A Quick and Dirty Guide
Privilege Gives Us Bad Instincts, By Design
Progress Never Just Happens— We Must Always Fight For It
The psychology behind the unfunny consequences of racist and sexist jokes
The Root of All Cruelty?
Sad Puppies Review Books (satire)
So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All 'Allies' Need To Know
Sexy Lamp Test
So, Now You Want Civility?
Social Justice Bard
Sometimes Allies Are Bad Actors
Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is
Tabletop Gaming has a White Male Terrorism Problem
This adorable cartoon explains privilege in the most nonconfrontational way possible (video)
This artist brilliantly tackles the concept of 'being offended' in a colorful comic. (comic)
What Is Privilege?
What “Taking the Country back” means for the rest of us.
When A Woman Deletes A Man’s Comment Online
White Men Don’t Own Nerd Culture, And I’m Not Stealing It
Why Are Charges Still Pending Against a Black Woman Who Was Brutalized By Cops
Why Progressives Should Stop Using Violent Rhetoric
Why Straight White Dudes Don't Get Offended as Often as Normal People Do
Why Women Are So Angry with Sanders
Wondermark: The Terrible Sea Lion (comic)
Words for Cutting: Why We Need to Stop Abusing "The Tone Argument"
Yes, there is a free speech crisis. But its victims are not white men
You're not going to believe what I'm about to tell you (comic)

anti-PC / anti-liberalism

6 Ways Critics Of Political Correctness Have It Backwards
A conservative Stanford professor plotted to dig up dirt on a liberal student
The Dangers of Shunning ‘Bad’ Protesters
Escape from the Trump Cult 1-21-19
Here's what one Holocaust survivor has to say about the rise of the Antifa movement. 1-21-19
How Democrats and Republicans switched beliefs 1-21-19
“Hypocrisy” is Often Just Tribalism
An Insider's View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America
Intolerant Liberals
The Myth of ‘Liberal Intolerance’
No, I Will Not Debate You 1-21-19
Populist correctness: the new PC culture of Trump's America and Brexit Britain
Pretty Loud for Being So Silenced
A Scholar Watched NRA TV For 6 Months So You Wouldn't Have To
Two Questions About Trump and Republicans that Stump Progressives
What Gamergate should have taught us about the 'alt-right'
What You’re Saying When You Use the Phrase “Politically Correct”
Why Americans Struggle to Understand Social Democracy
Why does the NPR station have so much propaganda against Trump?

classism & income inequality

7 Lies About Welfare That Many People Believe Are Fact
America's March to Inequality: Why the U.N. Poverty Report Alarms Trump's Plutocrats
'CEOs don't want this released': US study lays bare extreme pay-ratio problem
Class Warfare (this is something I wrote)
The Corporate Plan to Groom U.S. Kids for Servitude by Wiping Out Public Schools
The economy may be booming, but nearly half of Americans can't make ends meet
Gulf Between Richest And Poorest Is Wider Than Previously Thought, Oxfam Says
The Lines That Divide America
How Algorithmic Experiments Harm People Living in Poverty
How Capitalist Utopia Became Everyone Else’s Dystopia
A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US 1-21-19
Our Political Economy Is Designed to Create Poverty and Inequality
The Pencilsword: On a plate (comic)
Poverty Is Both a Political and a Moral Choice Made By the Powerful
Progressive Taxation: How Does It Work? (comic) 1-21-19
Public versus private school — a study found just one factor can make all the difference.
Reaganomics killed America’s middle class
The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans
‘Tax The Rich’ – A Fairy Tale Narrated By Ed Asner (w/video)
This Is What Class War Looks Like
We are the most unequal society in the developed world: As bad as you think income inequality is, it’s so much worse
We could end world poverty 7 times over with the money billionaires made in 2017
Wealth Inequality in America (video)
What We Really Mean When We Talk About 'Entitlement Reform'
What Working-class and Poor White People Need to Understand About Rich White People
Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor? Paul Ryan’s profound hypocrisy stands for a deeper problem
Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?
Why the Wealthy Feel Poor
WTF is wrong with rich people?

genderism, homophobia, & transphobia

11 Ways To Be A Trans* Ally, According To Transgender People Themselves
Beyond XX and XY: The Extraordinary Complexity of Sex Determination
Biological sex is a spectrum 1-21-19
A Camel Through the Eye of a Needle, and Other Wild Tales of Translation
Christian Disney Mom Plagued By Mere Existence Of Gay People Can’t Do Anything Anymore
Christian Group Admits To Sending Men Into Women’s Bathrooms To Scare You Into Hating Trans People
Even Hate Crimes Against Us Are Punchlines. What Do Straight People Expect?
Gay marriage in the year 100 AD
A gut-wrenching PSA shows a gay teen's final texts before saying goodbye. (w/video)
High School Students Celebrate "Anti-Gay" Day
How the FDA Bitch Slapped Every Gay and Bisexual Man in America
If I Have Gay Children: 4 Promises from a Christian Parent
The imaginary predator in America's transgender bathroom war
The Intersex Roadshow 1-21-19
The invention of 'heterosexuality'
Last Week Tonight: Transgender Rights (video)
Oklahoma School Forced Into Lockdown After Parents Threaten Violence Against 12-Year-Old Transgender Child
Outrage culture changed the world: “PC” critics are wrong — marriage equality happened because activists used shame and rage
The reason this teacher was suspended shows a painful reality for many LGBTQ people.
There are 6 Scriptures about homosexuality in the Bible. Here's what they really say.
This Bible passage is helping Christians better understand trans and nonbinary genders.
Transgender kids’ brains resemble their gender identity, not their biological sex


5 Myths About Love, Sex, and Relationships That Stop Us From Accepting Polyamory
5 Myths About Polyamory
5 Radical Ways People Do Non-Monogamy That You Need to Know About (comic)
15 Comments Polyamorous People Are Tired of Getting
Even Christians Are Rethinking Monogamy
Non-Monogamy chart
Polyamory Resources and Guidelines

religious intolerance

6 Quran Quotes That Teach Love, Tolerance and Freedom of Religion
10 Great Prophet Muhammad Quotes on Christians
10 Lies You Were Told About Islam (video) 1-21-19
America Isn’t Growing Hostile Towards Christians, It’s Growing Hostile Towards Religious Bullies.
Americans should learn what 'jihad' really means. Uproar over a recent speech shows why. (w/video)
Anyone who says the Quran advocates terrorism obviously hasn't read its lessons on violence
Did You Know That Jihad Is In The Bible?
Five myths about sharia
Irving imam, who has denounced extremism, threatened in ISIS videos
Islamophobe On Tumblr Gets Completely Owned 1-21-19
It's not just Trump: Islamophobia in America is spiraling out of control
Love Thy Neighbor?
Muslims Condemn
Muslims love Jesus. So why does everyone think we hate Christmas? 1-21-19
My 4-year-old was told not to say, 'Happy holidays.' Here's how I responded.
Remember this comic the next time you witness Islamophobia in public. (w/comic)
The silly American fear of sharia law
Terrorism and Jihad in Islam
A troll demanded a Muslim man show examples of 'Christian terrorists.' He delivered.
Why Don't Muslims Speak Out Against Terrorism? (video)
Why the Far Right Believes Every Muslim—Including Me—Is a Liar (video) 1-21-19
'You're a terrorist,' says note sent to 10-year-old Muslim schoolgirl in Massachusetts 1-21-19

(this can involve a lot of crossover with both racism and religious intolerance, but it can also be a more general opposition to immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers)

4 myths about how immigrants affect the U.S. economy 1-21-19
9 popular myths about separating children from parents at the US borders.
All Possible Responses to "They Should Get in Line and Do It the Right Way, the Way My Family Did," with Citations (Also Jokes)
I’m an undocumented immigrant. I pay my taxes every year.
A mini history lesson about the concentration camps on American soil.
Racist History of Illegal Immigration (video)
In a Time of Refugee Crisis, We Have Forgotten Who We Are
No, Mr. Sessions, the Apostle Paul Does Not Tell Us to Stand Quietly By While You Put Children in Concentration Camps
This is how ignorant you have to be to call Haiti a ‘shithole’
The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US
Words Fucking Matter

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