Category: Body Politics

Churches are locally oriented and present to the concerns of everyday life in the community. As an institution it has been an organized center of everyday life for its membership.

Body Politics

For it is only through understanding black culture as worthy of attention that we can feel it as worthy of enjoyment.

Body Politics

In a white supremacist culture, one crucial precondition of any true and faithful theological speech is repentance. True theology is not light but fire.

Body Politics, History, Justice

The ironclad certainty with which accounts of King’s life, thought, and action are given itself evinces a misunderstanding of the questions that animated that life, thought, and action.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

It is our critical memory that prompts us to ethical reflection on the anniversary of a grave injustice.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

On this, the fiftieth anniversary of King’s assassination, let us not only remember King’s life as prophetic critic but also his advice for living.

Body Politics, History, Quick Takes

The power of the redemptive corruption of interdependence is energizing a coalition of trans, queer, immigrant, and disability voices (and their allies) to transform shame, challenge exclusion, and embody the sacred with their spirited practices/politics of toilet justice.

Body Politics

A toilet-seat protest displays the inextricable entwinement of white supremacy and cis supremacy, taking its place in the long pedigree of toilet-centered fears and bigotry.

Body Politics

There is a connection between addressing toilet provision as a justice issue and accepting the fact that no one can live without eliminating waste.

Body Politics, Quick Takes

Gendered public restrooms and confessionals operate by frighteningly similar schemas.

Body Politics, Quick Takes

The necessary elimination of fluids from the body shouldn’t be the pretext for the unnecessary elimination of immigrants from the body politic.

Body Politics, Quick Takes
Do Your Business

“Do your business” is not just a command for Chloe to relieve; it is also an invitation to transgress boundaries and increase the flow of toilet justice.

Body Politics, Quick Takes