Ableism, Ableism Rebuttals, Antisemitism, Discrimination, Holocaust, Jewish Culture, Queerphobia, Racism

The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Often in history, there are symbols that have a specific meaning. It can be especially sacred to an ethnic group or considered a hate symbol to another. Quite often, these symbols are co-opted by another group, used within white supremacy. It is racist and in some cases, ableist. Black Lives Matter Logo was Co-opted by… Continue reading The Ableist and Racist/Anti-semitic Act of Co-opting Logos

Antisemitism, Discrimination, Jewish Culture

Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery

Imagine being proud of your identity. Imagine the symbol of that very identity being labeled as "hateful imagery." This very thing happened to Jewish Twitter account holders who used the מגן דוד Star of David as a profile picture. Their accounts were locked. "We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules. Specifically for:… Continue reading Twitter Paints the Star of David to be Hateful Imagery

Ableism Rebuttals, autistic culture, Deaf Culture, Disability Culture

My Experience with Antisemetism, racism and bigotry

Growing up on Long Island, NY I was privileged as far as racism/antisemitism goes. We are half Middle Eastern and half Eastern European. My parents did something right, they shielded my brothers and I from any type of systematic oppression. I grew up in a town with a high Jewish population. I went to a… Continue reading My Experience with Antisemetism, racism and bigotry