Tagcritical thinking

How We Treat Each Other As Queer Leaders

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Th-Ink Queerly was founded with a mission statement that informs the ethics of the publication and to create alignment with those who wish to contribute to its evolution. One of the most important directives of the Th-Ink Queerly mission statement is that we  as queer thinkers and writers are purposefully critical of the status quo. At the same...

If There Is No Binary, Where Does Gender Exist? LOP096

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How the gender binary limits critical thinking. Earlier this week I was quickly browsing my Facebook feed and read a post that was purposefully provocative and included a text meme of the following: “There are only two genders – Science“. Leaving aside how categorically incorrect, ignorant, and inconsiderate that statement is, it...

How to Think Critically, and for Yourself, in the Information Age – LOP094

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Social Media Constricts Communication and Activates the Fight Response. Recently, someone I follow and highly respect on Facebook, whose training programs I have paid to take part in, posted praise for an author and so-called intellectual for whom I have no respect – Jordan Peterson. In the post, my colleague praised both Peterson’s character and...

When the Fight for LGBTQ Equality Seems Lost – LOP069

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You need to keep trying, no matter what. ”How long should you try? Until.” Jim Rohn Jim Rohn never fails to say so much with so few words. What will it take for you to achieve your goals, be it your health, your business, or personal goals? But what if your goals involve LGBTQ equality, human rights, and absolute freedom from oppression...

Are Things Getting Better or Worse in the World?

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Why your intentions, words, and actions matter — in that order. “What’s going on in the world?”, is a refrain I often overhear in conversations. More often than not, the comment is defeatist, meaning the person saying it has no plan to take action, get involved, or seek to make the world a better place. There are at least two reasons for...

Darren is a leadership coach in Toronto, Canada who helps his clients to connect and embrace their uniqueness and freely create the life they want. He writes and podcasts regularly about Queer Leadership.