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Soul Wounds & Personal Demons [Patreon Post Excerpt]

CW/TW: discussions around trauma, soul wounds, intrusive thoughts, personal demons, mental illness, healing journeys I remember when a lilt in someone’s tone, a certain phrase, a touch on the “wrong” part of my skin would feel like the sky crashing down. Sometimes I would be hurtled backwards through time, images and sounds booming through my […]

Creation & Prophecy: The Seed and Fruit of My Healing Justice Work [Patreon Post Excerpt]

Much of the work I do is rooted in my understanding of Creation, which grows and flowers into Prophecy. I do believe all Creation stories have the seed of Prophecy, and all Prophecies beget new Creation stories. Cryptic, I know. Let me try to explain further, for my politics and my spirituality are the same […]

Troubleshoot Tuesday: The Place of Rage Pt 3

Image Description: The background is hot pink. There is a gradient pink and yellow circle with a giant yellow “angry” emoji/emoticon in it. The title text is yellow and reads “The Place of Rage Part 3”. The links in black are “lukayo.com” and “patreon.com/lukayo“. The other title pages are yellow circles or gradient yellow-pink circles […]

Troubleshoot Tuesday: The Place of Rage

Image Description: A cellphone with a giant angry emoji/emoticon on the screen, lying on top of a wooden surface. Transcript:  Mabuhay! This Troubleshoot Tuesday, I’m going to briefly talk about what Katherine Cross writes as “call-out culture, purity politics, and the veneration of rage in activist circles” (the link to her article in Feministing is […]

Direct Action

Workshop Wednesday (Pt 3): Direct Action

This is a visual tool that gives the basic outline and/or check-list on putting together a direct action. Though direct actions can be violent (such as sabotage and property destruction) and non-violent (such as strikes, sit-ins, and blockades), the goal is always to stop, change, or reveal an oppressive institutional mechanism. This tool is best […]

Inclusive Policies & Procedures

Workshop Wednesday (Pt 1): Inclusive Policies & Procedures

This is a visual tool that gives a basic outline on how to plan the sections for creating inclusive policies and procedures for your organization, collective, or group. Ideally, these policies and procedures would center those most affected by the mission and ideals of the group, as well as have them in leadership positions, so […]