I’m working with the Arts Marketing Association UK’s Audience Diversity Academy (#ADA). One of my responsibilities as a mentor is blogging. Here’s a post I wrote for round 2. To… Read more Don’t Worry, Start Growing →
Which version have you seen more often?
My first encounter with Peggy McIntosh‘s concept of “the invisible knapsack” was in 1999. I was 23 years old. I had just moved to Washington, DC a few months prior… Read more Excuse me, is that your bag? →
A privilege is an advantage, or right, or opportunity, or pleasure, or immunity granted to a particular person or group of people. “Privilege” is the holding of a set of… Read more I know you know but because it’s Groundhog Day, let’s reexamine definitions of “privilege” →
Challenging myself this month to more openly reach out to my White, non-disabled, Hearing colleague with my writing. Seeking to share my perspectives, as jumbled as they may be right now… Read more Fairness & Privilege →
In honor of February, I propose an official ban on the phrase “I don’t see color” and derivative phrases of this sentiment used in the non-profit theatre community like “color-blind… Read more I submit for your approval: a proposed ban on the phrase “I don’t see color” →
Being “Unplugged” My husband and I sit side-by-side most mornings here drinking coffee in bed, staring at a gorgeous rising sun and reading the newspaper. On our devices. I read the backlog… Read more When swimming with actual fishes, what’s going on in this head?: thoughts from vacation →
Prologue “Do you sense a tension…” “I’m hearing a tension…” “Let’s explore that tension…” The “t” word appeared many of my sentences last year as I attempted to more closely examine… Read more Privilege – Responsibility Tension: A “sound-off” →