I was raised by a single mother who worked three jobs to provide me and my brothers with everything we needed and most of what we wanted. Growing up, there never was a large focus on financial literacy or prepping for my future. Now, I wish there had been.
In my commitment to not letting white supremacy stop me, I completely ignored my own needs for self-care, which resulted in overextending myself less than 24 hours after Trump was announced as the President-elect.
"Am I trans enough?" Created for Strong Families' Trans Day of Resilience art project, this comic by Echoing Ida writer Jordan Scruggs and artist Bishakh Som explores the (in)visibility of Black nonbinary folks.
The problem with the safety pin is that being an ally is more than just declaring yourself one. It means actively working to dismantle systems of oppression while also recognizing your privilege within those systems.