#17: How do I stop being “nice” and start standing up to racism at work?

Dear Ally (Skills Teacher), I am a socially awkward, queer fat white woman working at a government agency in Canada. I would like some advice about what to do as a bystander when my white colleagues of any gender are engaging in subtle (or not so subtle) racist behaviour against my women of color colleagues.Continue reading “#17: How do I stop being “nice” and start standing up to racism at work?”

#11: How do I choose which activist to trust?

Dear Ally (Skills Teacher), I’m a feminist woman in tech, and I recently turned down an invitation to appear on a panel with another feminist activist. The reason I turned it down is that I don’t trust the other activist, don’t want to give them my social capital by appearing on the same panel, andContinue reading “#11: How do I choose which activist to trust?”