This segment is a work in process, so suggestions are always welcome!
Diversity in Writing
Daniel José Older has an essay on BuzzFeed about why Diversity Is Not Enough.
He also has a BuzzFeed essay on 12 Fundamentals of Writing “The Other” (And The Self).
Over at SF Signal, Elizabeth Bear talks on Writing Disability.
Rachel Safeek writes about how to Avoid the White Savior Industrial Complex.
At The Root, Jenée Desmond-Harris answers Should a Black Writer Write White Characters? (via @tubooks)
Mitali Perkins writes on Reading and Writing Race, Culture, and Power.
At Tor.com, Alex Dally MacFarlane discusses Writing Without Revealing Gender.
At her blog, Malinda Lo discusses Should White People Write About People of Color?
Diversity in Books
Ellen Oh posts that on being No longer the model minority.
Ellen Oh also notes that We Are Still Not Doing Enough for Diversity in Kid lit.
At Cynsations, Joseph Bruchac writes about being told “You Don’t Look Indian.”
Justina Ireland has an open letter to conference planners: Please, No More Token Diversity Panels.
Crossed Genres, a speculative fiction magazine with a focus on underrepresented groups, is holding a Kickstarter that ends soon.
Zetta Elliott re-posts her 2010 essay on white privilege in publishing.
At YA Interrobang, they feature author Susan Kuklin and her non-fiction book Beyond Magenta, featuring the stories of transgender teens.
After a discussion at Medieval POC about white revisionist history, N.K. Jemisin wrote a think piece of Confirmation Bias, Epic Fantasy, and You.
Saladin Ahmed posts about the Forgotten Heroines of Pre-Code Comics.
At Qulture, Camilla Green writers about the rise of Arab/Muslim science fiction. (via @saladinahmed)
Malinda Lo and Laurie Halse Anderson write about the “John Greenification” of YA marketing and its implications.
Over at Media Diversified UK, Shane Thomas talks about “Game of Thrones and Genre Fiction’s Race Problem.” (via Racialicious)
In case you missed it elsewhere, Ashley Strickland has an article on CNN about diversity in YA.
CBC Diversity reports on the website Story and Chai: reading and writing Muslim and culturally diverse narratives.
Sarah McCarry tells white publishing people How to Publish Writers of Color.
Foz Meadows writes on women in geekdom.
Diversity in YA says Want More Diversity in Your YA? Here’s How You Can Help.
Kameron Hurley writes about True Detective’s Men & Monsters.
Invisible, an e-anthology of essays about why representation in SFF matters, is now available.
At the Teen Librarian Toolbox, they ask What’s in a Name? Diversity and Discrimination in YA Lit.
Debbie Reese reports how big children’s publishers limit stories of American Indians to the past.
Over at Lee & Low, bookseller Elizabeth Bluemle writes on selling multicultural books.
Rose Lemberg writers On the Pitfalls of “Merit.”
Over at Book Riot, Rebecca Joines Schinsky writes that Readers Deserve Better than BookCon. (via @runwithskizzers)
Diversity Beyond Story
Former baseball player Doug Glanville writes “I Was Racially Profiled in my Own Driveway.”
Walt Hickey has the Dollar-and-Cents Case Against Hollywood’s Exclusion of Women over at FiveThirtyEight.
Sam Levin reports on how black teachers and older educators are disproportionately punished. (via @sesmith)
Cory Doctorow and Christopher E Smith write about the Violent Official American Racism of Stop-and-Frisk. (via @nalo_hopkinson)
And Kristin Gwynne writes on How "Stop and Frisk" Is Too Often a Sexual Assault by Cops.
At Salon, Daniel José Older writes about Gentrifications Insidious Violence: The Truth About American Cities.
Over at American Indians in Children’s Literature, Debbie Reese reports about American Indian Graduation Rates and Stereotypical Images On and Off the Field.
Chase Strangio reports How the Connecticut Department of Children & Families is Failing a Trans Girl of Color.
At New Republic, Esther Breger says that TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower.
Jarunne Uwujaren posts at Media Diversified discusses discrimination in the LGBT community.
What equal access and opportunity in science means to Neil deGrasse Tyson: