This month at the School of Visibility we’re talking all about controversy. Namely what might be stopping you from speaking up about controversial topics.
Last week we covered some of the things to keep in mind when you’re contemplating speaking up about a controversial topic.
Today I’ve a specific question for you to ask yourself before you decide not to speak up about something controversial (or potentially controversial).
Before we dive into that question, I want to remind you of something. (Something that we explore for a whole day of the Visibility Challenge. A free challenge that we run a few times a year.)
In a world that prioritises one perspective – that of the white, ably bodied, heterosexual, economically secure males – all other voices are controversial. By virtue of there being one dominant perspective, all people who don’t fit within these parameters are sidelined as ‘other’.
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