Sensitivity vs. Censorship

Thank you, Ava De Leon. This is an excellent distinction between sensitivity and censorship. And a reminder that censorship is happening all the time by those who are in the dominant culture deciding what is good, right, better, believable, important, etc.

When I was writing my novel Uptown Thief in 2011, I got a sex worker activist to read it. I was writing about sex workers and their fight for justice. I wanted to get my portrayals right, so I had an activist from that community read the book. I got a ton of notes and […]

via Sensitivity Readers and the White Male Imagination — Aya de Leon

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