I Am Not A Burden

Musings Monday: I Am Not A Burden

Content Warning: ableism, ED, chronic illness, mental illness Image Description: Black background with stylized yellow stars. In a greyish-white thought bubble are the words “I Am Not A Burden” in yellow. Beside the thought bubble in yellow text is the following: “5 TIPS AGAINST INTERNALIZED ABLEISM”. Below that in white text is “patreon.com/lukayo” and “lukayo.com”. […]

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Throwback Thursday: Mnemosyne’s Carcass

Artwork from Mnemosyne’s Carcass, a zine I published in 2005 with my original illustrations and some creative non-fiction rambling. Image Descriptions The first scan is of the cover and back cover of a black and white ‘zine/chapbook. The cover is an inked drawing of a pale woman with pale hair. The title is “being fey […]

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Workshop Wednesday: Recognizing Privilege

This basic visual tool for sighted folks is best used for anti-oppression 101 workshops, and can be used as an alternative (or side-by-side) with privilege check-lists, privilege games and gaming analogies, and storytelling/group work activities. I especially like to use the handout Towards Healing All Our Relations / To Equalize Power Among Us by Margo […]

3 Lessons on survivor culture

Musings Monday: 3 Lessons on Survivor Culture

Content warning: discussions on rape culture and sexual abuse Image Description: Four hands are holding each other’s wrists in a square-like shape. Half the hands are dark-skinned, and the other lighter-skinned. In the background is a blurry field of pink flowers and green grass and greyish-blue sky. The text reads: “3 Lessons on Survivor Culture” […]

Capitalism&Colonialism

Workshop Wednesday: Systems That Spread Empire & Oppression

This poster is a visual tool for sighted folks that can be used in conjunction with The Taking Tree tool or separately as a way to explain how oppression based on Western empire has spread and continues to spread by capitalism, franchise colonialism, settler colonialism, and neo-colonialism. The purpose of this tool is to add […]

Musings Monday: My Healing Work

Who do I serve? I generally offer healing for my family, friends, and members that I’m in spiritual groups with. This may change once I become a registered social worker, in that I will only be able to offer “traditional” healing to them and not anything that can be described as social work or counseling. […]

Throwback Thursday: The Civilizer

Original 2008; Revised 2018 Hello. Have you ever felt that your life was savage, barbaric, less than ideal? Tired of living close with the earth? Bored of your rich, oral traditions? Suddenly doubting the validity of the herbal knowledge that’s served your community for hundreds of years? Fed up with the symbiotic relationship of humans, […]