Our beliefs may be noble, but our actions make us who we are. It is simply not enough to be 'not racist' or 'not sexist', to 'believe in equality' or 'believe in human rights', we must actively stand up against racism, sexism and stand up for human rights and against climate change.
POWER CONCEDES NOTHING WITHOUT A DEMAND.
Issues of race, gender and human rights intersect and overlap with the Climate Crisis at multiple junctions. It is clear that to tackle climate change, we must also confront these structural problems.
This is a list of resources addressing sexism, human rights, and climate intersectionality. This list is by no means extensive and will continue to be updated.
Articles On feminism:
How to support feminist movements from around the world: 5 practical ideas
Articles on Climate Intersectionality:
We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Feminists don’t wear pink and other lies, Scarlett Curtis and others
The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf
Doughnut Economics, Kate Raworth
Women, Race and Class, Angela Davis, 1981
Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde, 1984
Feminism Is for Everybody, bell hooks, 2000
Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg, 2013
Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit, 2014
Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay, 2014
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
Girl, Women, Other, Bernadine Evaristo
What we’re told not to talk about (but we’re going to anyway), Nimko Ali
I know why the caged bird sings, Maya Angelou
Human Rights Resources
Articles on human rights:
Articles on climate intersectionality:
It’s time to stand up for rights
Understand human rights and defend them
Videos on climate intersectionality:
Amnesty International: Use your voice and get involved with their campaigns
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
1984, George Orwell
The Help, Kathryn Stockett
The Moonlit Cage, Linda Holeman
Taking A Stand: The Evolution of Human Rights, Juan E Mendez