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  1. Brené Brown

    Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She’s written ten books and runs a successful podcast called Unlocking Us.

    Books
  2. Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “In a World That Wants You to Apologize or Minimize Who You Are, Don’t.”

    In this first interview of our Pride Month series, a human resources wrangler talks about identity, building trust and support in the workplace, and more.

    Diversity
  3. So, it’s Autism Awareness Day

    “I’ll always see the world in a slightly different way than most people, but I’ve figured out a system that works for me, and it gives me great strength.” For Autism Awareness Day, Justin McElroy reflects on life on the spectrum.

    Autism
  4. International Transgender Day of Visibility: Sites and Resources

    Today, let’s celebrate trans bloggers and share resources offering support to the trans community.

    Diversity
    Photo by Sharon McCutcheon from Pexels
  5. Readers Respond: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

    WordPress Discover readers honor the women in their lives.

    Diversity
    Photo by Jill Wellington
  6. Gender Is Over

    “You need to learn to accept it, because you aren’t going to be able to change it. And, if you try to change it, you’re just making your child upset. You’re probably making yourself upset, too. And, your child might grow up to not love themselves. Everyone should love themselves.”

    Diversity
  7. Your Work Is Influenced by the Story You Tell Yourself

    “While there are environmental forces—such as leadership and workplace culture—that influence what we believe about ourselves, ultimately we are the stewards of our own stories.” On his personal blog, content strategist Paul Jun muses on the stories we tell ourselves about the work we do.

    Essay
  8. International Women’s Day: Who Would You Like to Celebrate?

    What woman in your life would you like to recognize on International Women’s Day?

    Feminism
    Photo by mentatdgt
  9. Agbowó

    Based in Ibadan, Nigeria, Agbowó defines itself as an “afrocentric literary and arts community,” publishing original essays, fiction, poetry, and visual work.

    Art
    Photo by Michael Sean Gallagher (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  10. Why I Needed Parasite

    J.S. Park on Academy Award-winning film Parasite: “But more than that, a good story, like the one in Parasite, makes us more human. Hearing more stories makes us better, more whole, more gracious. We need diverse stories, and good ones.”

    Diversity
  11. Black History Month: Who Has Influenced and Inspired You?

    For Black History Month, Automatticians honor the people who’ve made a difference in their lives.

    Culture
  12. My Persian Corner

    Born to Iranian parents in Alabama, Pontia lived in Madrid, Bologna, Berlin, and Santiago before settling in Tehran. On My Persian Corner, she shares “experiences, knowledge, and insight into a misunderstood country… to dispel misconceptions and stereotypes about Iran and its people and culture.”

    Culture
  13. The English Language Is, and Was, Profoundly Multicultural

    At The Public Medievalist, Jocelyn Wogan-Browne dives deep into the diverse roots of the English language, which “has always been enriched by contact with other languages.”

    Commentary
  14. ArabLit

    The blog Arabic Literature is managed and curated by M. Lynx Qualey. She also oversees ArabLit Quarterly, a magazine published four times a year, and co-hosts BULAQ, a book-centric podcast. Together, these projects focus on Arabic literature, art, news, and much more.

    Academia
  15. Mondro: Archiving the Work of Queer Artists in Bangladesh

    “We welcome every queer individual of Bangladesh to express themselves.” The founder of new website Mondro talks about the need for a platform for the queer Bangladeshi community.

    Culture
    Illustration courtesy of Mondro