Resources to check out before camp!
Required Pre-Camp Viewing:
5 Tips For Being An Ally - YouTube (3:32 minutes)
The Wheel of Consent (4:44 minutes, but you might want to take more time because it's dense. Don't worry about fully understanding this complex consent tool; we are posting the video here so that you will come to camp with a general sense of the concepts.)
The Gender Unicorn (7:08 minutes)
7 Myths about Cultural Appropriation DEBUNKED! | Decoded | MTV News - YouTube (6:12 minutes)
Total = 21:36 minutes
Not required, but highly recommended:
Note: This is a Spotify link. If you don't have Spotify, you can find other ways to listen to this episode here.
A Conversation With Native Americans on Race | Op-Docs - YouTube
Being Antiracist | National Museum of African American History and Culture (si.edu) (article)
Throughline : NPR (history podcast that focuses on race from a progressive/ leftist perspective)
Asians For Sex Positivity (@asiansforsexpositivity) • Instagram photos and videos
The Wild & Sublime Podcast (wildandsublime.com) (entertaining sex and sexuality podcast)
The Oldest Profession Podcast | Kaytlin Bailey (fascinating podcast about sex work through time)
The Honest Courtesan | Frank commentary from a semi-retired call girl (maggiemcneill.com) (excellent educational blog about sex work)
She uses the phrase “call out” when most people these days would say “call in.”
She uses “guys” as a general term for people when this is actually a gendered term that does not encompass many people.
She pronounces “transphobic” in an unusual way.
She says that “hopefully” offended parties will explain why they were offended, and I think that it’s fair and understandable if people do not want to spend time and energy explaining themselves to the person who harmed them.
The Weird History of Asian Sex Stereotypes | Decoded | MTV News - YouTube
Note: She makes some broad generalizations about prostitutes when she’s really referring to a specific type of sexual slavery in Japan.
Sex Ecologies ed. Stefanie Hessler
Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by adrienne maree brown
Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth As Lover by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens
The Body is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
The Beginner’s Guide to Being A Trans Ally by Christy Wittlesey
Pagan Consent Culture: Building Communities of Empathy and Autonomy by Christine Hoff Kraemer and Yvonne Aburrow
Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex, and Politics by Starhawk
Elements of Magic: Reclaiming Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Spirit by Jane Meredith and Gede Parma
Crimson Craft: Sexual magic for the solo witch by Halo Quin
Some wise words about power from author and activist Raven Kaldera
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