Diversity Filter
  1. African Book Addict!

    African Book Addict!, a site run by Ghanaian-American blogger Darkowaa, celebrates literature from Africa and the African diaspora through book reviews and book chats with fellow readers and writers.

    Books
    Photo credit: MAK
  2. How Responsible Tourism Can Challenge Patriarchy in India

    At The Shooting Star, travel writer Shivya Nath writes on the positive social effects of responsible, sustainable tourism.

    Culture
  3. Parent Co.

    With equal doses of information, inspiration, and opinion, Parent Co. is a modern parenting site that caters to families with children of all ages, genders, and needs.

    Diversity
  4. Rebrand Cities

    Forty-six percent of small businesses do not have a website. Rebrand Cities is a civic design and brand project in the US that helps to close this digital divide and aims to get small and neighborhood businesses online. Learn how to participate — as a business owner, partner, or sponsor.

    Business
  5. Atlee

    “It was only in getting back into baseball cards that I realized that there were a couple of years in the late 1980s when my classmates had accurately identified a mixed-race adult for me to look like.” Nick Vossbrink at njwv writes about dealing with the “what are you?” question while growing up.

    Culture
  6. I Don’t Accommodate Uncontrolled Men

    “I don’t have any sympathy for men who can’t handle a woman with cleavage.” At Ezer, Bailey Steger writes a critique of purity culture from an egalitarian Christian perspective.

    Commentary
  7. Women Who Draw

    Women Who Draw is an open directory of female illustrators, artists, and cartoonists created by two women artists, Julia Rothman and Wendy MacNaughton, in an effort to increase visibility of women, women of color, LBTQ+, trans, and gender non-conforming artists in all fields.

    Art
  8. 500 Pens

    500 Pens is a coalition of writers and photographers covering social justice, activism, and advocacy efforts.

    Diversity
  9. Inventing (the) English: Racism, Multilingualism and Medieval Studies

    “The medieval past is being weaponised by a group of people who would be disgusted by the reality of the racial past they so fondly imagine.” Rachel Moss on the alt-right’s fascination with (and distortion of) medieval history.

    Commentary
  10. On Descriptive Grammar and Banal Bigotry

    In a provocative post, Dustin Atlas says everyone should join the grammar police: “Giving up on proper grammar is fine. Giving up on better grammar — which requires correcting each other — is not.”

    Commentary
  11. “What If People Could Tell Their Own Stories?”

    “Stories,” writes Lisa Katayama, “help us make sense of our world.”

    Diversity
    What's your story? How are you telling it on your blog, website, or portfolio?
  12. “Names have power.”

    Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein, a writer and linguistic anthropologist, reflects on the power of names to shape our identity — and to highlight both privilege and discrimination.

    Commentary
  13. poor gays on holidays

    The group of twentysomething friends behind poor gays on holidays report back from their shoestring-budget adventures, and share ideas for LGBTQ-friendly travel experiences.

    Diversity
  14. Huck Magazine

    From surf and skateboard culture to music, art, and activism, Huck Magazine shares stories from the people on the countercultural frontlines.

    Culture
  15. The Diversity Deal

    In the wake of the #MuslimBan Executive Order and the airport protests that followed it, London-based writer Ali Abbas calls on Muslim communities to forge stronger, more reciprocal ties with other marginalized groups.

    Commentary