I recently talked about how people who are privileged in a particular area often expect people who are marginalized in that area to educate them, give them ideas and even fix their organizations for free.
I’m also thinking about people like @ragenchastain, who answer literally thousands of emails per month to provide free labor around fat oppression and weight stigma, and what it might look like if instead we had a culture in which it was just expected that requests for labor from marginalized people would be accompanied by payment — even just enough to buy a coffee would be a start.
I want us to build a world where it’s embarrassing, or even unacceptable, to ask marginalized people — especially strangers — to do stuff for free.
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