Resources

These resources are here to help as you consider your identity or identities as a mixed/multi-heritage person. This is far from an exhaustive list, but hopefully a good starting place. I'm adding and updating as I go, so feel free to reach out with any questions or suggestions: Contact me

 

Mixed/Multi-Heritage Identity

Marsha P. Root: Bill of Rights for Mixed Race People

The Mash-Up Americans: www.mashupamericans.com

A pop culture round up focusing on food, family, and relationships started by 2 mixed race women in mixed race partnerships.

Mixed In America: www.mixedinamerica.org

A blog, podcast, community started by two mixed race friends. "Mixed in America empowers the mixed community and heals the Mixed Identity".

Critical Mixed Race Studies: https://criticalmixedracestudies.com/

A collective of scholars, students, artists, activists, clinicians who come together for a biannual conference, and work to dismantle systems of racial injustice and issues specific to mixed race individuals and groups. They have caucuses for specific groups including a Queer Caucus, a Latinx Caucus, a Student Affairs Caucus and Community Caucus and others.

East Bay Meditation Center: https://eastbaymeditation.org/

This is mindfulness meditation center grounded in the practices of Buddhism and radical inclusivity. They have a peer led deep refuge sitting group that for multiracial individuals that meets monthly. More information here.

 

Gender Identity

The Origin of Gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e12ZojkYrU

The Subversive Boyhood of Steven Universe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvj9ebIePIM

Judith Butler: Your behavior creates your gender: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo7o2LYATDc

Disability Justice

Sins Invalid: 10 Principles for Disability Justice

Sins Invalid is a local Bay Area organization and collective, they describe their mission, in part, this way:

Sins Invalid is a disability justice based performance project that incubates and celebrates artists with disabilities, centralizing artists of color and LGBTQ / gender-variant artists as communities who have been historically marginalized...

Lisa Egan: I'm not a person with a disability, I'm a disabled person: article

Social Justice

Everyday Feminism: everydayfeminism.com

Sonya Renee Taylor: The Body is Not An Apology: thebodyisnotanapology.com