My Potentially Racist, Sexist, and Very White Dance Hobby

And why I keep doing it.

Your Author, getting ready to perform. My photo.

I am a Morris dancer and I love it even though it can easily be problematic.

Morris dancing has the potential to be racist and sexist, and it runs the danger of being co-opted by white nationalists, especially in Britain. These all might seem like good reasons to run the other way. Instead, I think that liberal…



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Andrew Gaertner

To live in a world of peace and justice we must imagine it first. For this, we need artists and writers. I write to reach for the edges of what is possible.