One last comment on social injustice for 2016. One more hope for future years.
We have laws about marriage equality. We have laws against racism and sexism. So everything is “fixed,” right?
No… Lived experience is different than law and regulation. Sure. The law is pro marriage equality and anti racist and pro women’s rights. Well, mostly the laws are kind of that way.
But the lived experience? People of color still experience racism. Daily. Women still experience sexism. Daily. If you’re homosexual or trans or… You still don’t feel safe and respected and …
Read this: Becoming Ugly. Sad. Grotesque. Truth. Anger. Can you imagine? Have you experienced? Do you deny? Do you understand yet? Will they understand? Ever?