Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH)

A delightful initiative that nurtures acceptance of diversity and encourages children to embrace the fullness of their individuality and imagination through story time: Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of…

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Our unique ability to imagine collectively allows us to cooperate flexibly and in very large numbers – Yuval Noah Harari on Why Humans Control the World

“The real difference between humans and all other animals is not on the individual level; it’s on the collective level. Humans control the planet because they are the only animals that can cooperate both flexibly and in very large numbers. […] What enables us alone, of all the animals, to cooperate in such a way? The…

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{ Every Single Word } Video Series Edits Down Popular Films to Only Feature the Words Spoken by People of Color

Better late than never, I just discovered Dylan Marron‘s fantastic project, Every Single Word, in which he edits down mainstream films to just the parts in which people of color speak. The edits, nearly all of which are under a minute, are an incredibly powerful statement about the lack of nuanced, complex and diverse representations in mainstream media. I particularly love…

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