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Awareness is useless

“We need to raise awareness!!!” scream the campaigners, before going off to create a campaign that excludes the very people that they’re raising awareness for. For an example, have a look at endsteptember.
What does all this raising awareness actually accomplish?? What is gained by raising awareness?? Absolutely nothing is what is accomplished.

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Everywhere and Nowhere

It’s seems that I’ve gone from being nowhere to being everywhere. It’s a little overwhelming and I’m still unpacking it.
I’ve been on the fringes of advocacy for a little while, but I wouldn’t say that I’ve been an active advocate. I think this is mostly because I sort of believed …