Rachael Writes
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Rachael Writes

I Don’t Owe You My Friendship

It’s not my job to spend my time listening to bigoted ideas so someone feels heard.

Image by DanaTentis from Pixabay

When I published my piece about why I wasn’t going to share that Ellen kindness video going around, it was clear from some of the responses that people were struggling with my decision. Nearly everyone I got into a dialogue with conflated kindness, basic decency, friendship…

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