Message from the Board:

Seems like many folks struggle with the idea of “privilege”. For myself, I view it as anything that I am in the position to ignore, misread, or be unconscious of. This could be minor things: paying tip, access to healthcare, accessibility, walking down the street without harassment, comfort with my body, being in a store where no one is checking to see if I “belong there”. By approaching things with a sense of intentional curiosity I decrease the sense of coming across defensive. More importantly! I am constantly humbled by all the things I don’t know, and open to how much I have to learn.

This approach directly decreases my sense of depression, anxiety, and the overall suffering I experience in my life as I am taking a stance of embracing an ever changing world. Curiosity over comfort. Openness over foreignness.

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Fabrice Lubin