Category: opinion

Myth #5: I can handle it myself

I’ve heard it expressed that it’s patronizing, or paternalistic, to suggest that people can’t “handle” themselves, set their own boundaries or make educated choices about how and with whom they dance. In other words, some people in the CI community…

Diversity in CI, 2016 edition

It was a fruitful, encouraging, and yet painful weekend at this past Falling Leaves Jam when it comes to diversity. A conversation about diversity revealed many difficult truths about where we’re at as a community in our thinking and actions…

Unicorns, or why this picture moves me

I find this picture, recently posted to the Contact Quarterly Newsletter, surprisingly moving. The reason, I think, is that it’s like seeing a unicorn. It is rare, and beautiful, and mythical. It is something that you never thought you would actually…