Interest group: safe spaces

Former middle school teacher Abigail Swetz reflects on the triumphs and travails of the classroom, how wanting to be a good role model for her students pushed her toward a healthier and more open sense of self, and why she’s leaving the profession to work in public policy.

In this installment of the Dear Queer White People advice column, Dr. Sami Schalk looks at how white folks take up space in social settings, and QTPOC-specific spaces in particular.