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Transcending: On Pride

We asked the contributors of Transcending: Trans Buddhist Voices if they’d be willing to share their thoughts this Pride month: whether they’re celebrating, what it’s like to be sheltered-in-place, how they are connecting and finding community, and how they choose to show up. This Pride has been different for myriad reasons: situated amidst a pandemic …continue

There is no neutral.

An excerpt from Radical Dharma, by Reverend angel Kyodo williams, Lama Rod Owens, and Jasmine Syedullah, PhD. New Dharma, Radical Dharma It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that the discovery and assertion of Siddhartha Gautama, the historic Buddha—that every human being, irrespective of caste, race, creed, or birth has within them the potential for …continue

Statement from North Atlantic Books: The work of racial justice continues

Black lives matter. North Atlantic Books supports and stands by the protesters and organizations asserting and protecting the lives and humanity of Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color. We wholeheartedly denounce anti-Blackness, white supremacy, and the increasing militarization of police forces that are killing Black and Brown individuals. The last 8 minutes and …continue

Anti-racist reading list

Ibram X. Kendi’s Antiracist Reading List Embrace Race’s list of children’s books about race and racism Baratunde Thurston’s World-Saving Books on Bookshop.org  The 1619 Project Zinn Education Project’s Teaching People’s History Prison Abolition Study Resources Critical Resistance’s Reformist Reforms vs Abolitionist Steps in Policing Racial Equity Tools: Fundamentals Scaffolded antiracism tools specifically for white people

Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19

Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19: A Q&A with Jamie Marich, PhD The pandemic poses a unique set of challenges for those in recovery: physical distancing and isolation are compounded by economic uncertainty, health-related stress, and complex interpersonal dynamics. Being in community is a vital component of recovering from addiction and trauma, and with …continue