Why People Should Stop Saying Homeless People Have an Entitlement Problem


CW: Homelessness Someone I know recently called people who are experiencing homelessness “entitled.” Context: A person wearing business casual was walking down a crowded outdoor mall in the middle of the day. A person experiencing homelessness interacted with Business Casual in some way–and then attacked Business Casual with a bear hug from behind as the […]

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Book Review: Lockdown on Rikers


Lockdown on Rikers: Shocking Stories of Abuse and Injustice at New York’s Notorious JailĀ  (2015) by Mary E. Buser focuses on Buser’s transition from an “idealistic [social work] intern” to a burnt-out administrator who realizes that because of the mentality that anyone who isn’t part of the Department of Corrections (DOC) is considered a “guest […]

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Slut: A Documentary Film


I’ve written before about the UnSlut Project by Emily Lindin — a twenty-something who was bullied in school for her sexual activity (and what people perceived to be her sexual activity). Emily’s latest project is Slut: A Documentary Film — and she needs $18,000 to get it off the ground. To this end, she’s put […]

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