Let’s say goodbye to respectability, and welcome assertiveness (Part 2)

Beth Collier shares psychotherapeutic perspectives on the harm of Respectability and why it’s time to welcome a new era of Assertiveness Read More

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Let’s say goodbye to respectability, and welcome assertiveness (Part 1)

Beth Collier shares psychotherapeutic perspectives on the harm of Respectability and why it’s time to welcome a new era of Assertiveness  Read More

What are Respectability Politics, and Why do We Subscribe to Them?

by Maurice Dolberry You may not be familiar with the term “respectability politics”, but you’ve heard them before.  Maybe you’ve even engaged in them.  Whether it’s Don Lemon’s ranting, actor Romany Malco’s open letter to Trayvon Martin sympathizers following the George Zimmerman trial, Bill Cosby’s 2004 “Pound Cake speech” or even The Talk co-host Sheryl… Read More