Almost all adults are harming almost all children right now. This happens inadvertently and directly; coincidentally and intentionally; by design and on accident. And it happens in many ways, including actions that are personal, structural, and social in their orientation. Our abuse ranges from casual personal offenses that range from slights of language to dehumanizing cultural alienation; structural bias from architectural discrimination to laws without political representation; and social harm including de-centering schooling biases and demeaning child-adult interactions.
Category Archives: children’s rights
Leelah’s Murder Is OUR Fault
Leelah Alcorn’s death was practically a murder. It shows how America’s legal system, which enshrines parental rights above children’s rights, has killed another young person. More importantly though, we need to see that Leelah’s murder is our fault. We have not done enough, taught enough, said enough, or worked hard enough to stop this horror from happening.Continue reading “Leelah’s Murder Is OUR Fault”
Help Promote Ending Discrimination Against Young People!
You know I’m not the most famous person in the world, right?!? I don’t have a publicist, and I want people to get a hold of my newest book, Ending Discrimination Against Young People. I need your help! If you want to pitch in, you can help me by helping get the word out. The biggestContinue reading “Help Promote Ending Discrimination Against Young People!”