Tag: marginalization

Queer Ancestors: Bequeathing Stories to Fractured Minorities

“As gay people, we get to choose our families, and you—you are my family,” the legendary drag performer RuPaul mused at Pride Toronto last summer. This quote, widely cherished in the LGBTQ community, epitomizes both the curses and charms of queer…

The Ainu People and Japan – Recognition over Reconciliation

The upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have led to the Japanese government to implement policies and campaigns that have emphasized Japan’s international role in the world and growing acceptance of diversity. Whether it be rising public acceptance of biracial…