It’s not that people feel like they’re being attacked, disenfranchised, ignored, threatened, etc. They are. In the last 48 hours there have been hundreds of thousands of reports of men grabbing the genitals women passing by, hijabs yanked off of heads, bricks thrown through livingroom windows reading GO HOME, storefronts and public buildings marked with swastikas and promising the rise of white supremacy once again.
Don’t stop talking. Don’t shut anyone out. Yes, I have a cushy perspective being a white, cis gendered woman, but I hate this too. I know that this only touches the very tip of the iceberg that is the fear of a Trump presidency, but we will continue to have those conversations for a long time. Read More