"When I critique racism, white Germans suddenly see me as white myself and assume that I wouldn’t know how racism really feels.
Denying my experience and identity is supposed to strip my critique of its legitimacy..." [1/2]
"People in positions of power employ this form of silencing in order to render it impossible
for those affected by discrimination to voice their own experience: because they consider me either too agitated to speak with reason or too calm to be actually affected."
From: "Looks" by Hengameh Yaghoobifarah, translated by Jonas Teupert

Full text here:
transit.berkeley.edu/2021/looks/

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8 Nov 21
Those of us who were once all-star volunteers, colleagues, parents, and citizens have been reduced to exhausted shadows of our earlier selves, and I'd love to talk more about it.
The World Before Late 2019...

...was built on invisible labor, mostly uncompensated and mostly done by women.

So many folks were pillars of their community, and in a very real way: taking on duties, doing emotional labor, quietly cleaning things up without being told or paid.
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1. Tales of the Fisherman’s Wife
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5. InSpectres
6. In a Wicked Age
7. Mist-Robed Gate
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And this is because the highly rated ones are the ones you’ve heard of:

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Time for me to carefully talk through my reasoning *why* I think these indie TRPGs are underrated gems
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