Tag: #liberation


The Queer Spirit Podcast

Episode 1: Reclaiming UGLY as an Act of Queer Pleasure with Vanessa Rochelle Lewis Written by Lilac Vylette Maldonado, edited by Amira Aro There’s so many ways that we practice uglification, and my goal is to point out as many of them as possible so that we can reclaim our UGLY and get free enough to enjoy our lives…pleasuuure. Vanessa Rochelle Lewis Podcasting, like … Read More The Queer Spirit Podcast


5 Things We Should All Know About Uglification

Written by Reclaim UGLY Team, edited by Frankie Enzler and Amira Aro Uglification /ˌəɡləfəˈkāSHən/ : Uglification consists of personal and cultural beliefs, behaviors, practices, and laws that dehumanize people as ugly, undesirable, immoral, and unworthy. It feeds, maintains, and depends on oppression, such as lookism, racism, ableism, sexism, and homo-, trans-, fat-, and xeno- phobia. Unchecked, it facilitates, normalizes, and validates hatred, childhood bullying, … Read More 5 Things We Should All Know About Uglification