Category Archives: Racism

Discrimination against people of color

Don’t Defund, Dismantle.

[Image: Black and white line drawings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, two of many victims of anti-black racism and police violence in the United States. From the Justice For Our Lives portrait series by Oree Originol.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Don’t Defund, Dismantle“, is about radical action to end white supremacy.

On Animals, Gender, Race, and Optics

[Image: Pax poses for a photo with MahaLakshmi, a resident of PreetiRang Sanctuary. Photo by Ziggy.]

Today’s post on Medium, “On Animals, Gender, Race, and Optics“, regards my feelings about the latest Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) stunt (where one of their white activists took the mic away from Kamala Harris).

This 9/11, the terrorists I fear are at home

[Image: Sit-in during a rally against police violence, San Francisco, July 2016. One person standing holds signs reading “Say It Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud!” and “White Supremacy Is Terrorism!”]

Today’s post on Medium, “This 9/11, the terrorists I fear are at home“, shares my memories of the day and brief thoughts about terrorism and fear.

Ten years a Wikipedian

[Image: Screenshot from Pax’s Wikipedia user page, featuring various “Fun Facts” about them and a headshot.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Ten years a Wikipedian“, discusses the experiences and frustrations I’ve had as an editor of that encyclopedia, particularly since my gender transition. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity

[Image: A performer from AsiaSF poses on the stage of the 2015 San Francisco Trans March.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Pose: Thoughts on gender, race, and identity“, explores memories and feelings I had about those issues after watching the TV series “Pose”. This story is for Medium members only, but non-members get three free stories a month, and my Patreon supporters get access to exclusive links to bypass the paywall.

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Humans belong together. Immigrants are not “aliens”.

[Image: Activists with Causa Justa :: Just Cause speak on the steps of San Francisco City Hall at a “Families Belong Together” rally.]

Today’s post on Medium, “Humans belong together. Immigrants are not ‘aliens’“, contains photos and thoughts on Saturday’s “Families Belong Together” march and rally in San Francisco.

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My adventures in animal rights activism

[Image: Pax  at their “Vegan Information Station” at the Free Farm Stand, August 2014.]

Today’s post on Medium, “My adventures in animal rights activism“, is about my experiences participating in vegan and animal rights activism, including DxE (which I left in 2015).

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