Devon Worth, creator of Laziness Does Not Exist (2021, Atria Books) is a social psychologist, author, activist, and professor at Loyola College of Chicago’s Faculty of Persevering with and Skilled Research.
OMG y’all, why’s everybody preserve speaking about “return to work” once we by no means stopped working? Not simply in locations like jobs, however actually working to emotionally, bodily, and mentally survive a literal pandemic? This week, Spencer and Jamie kick issues off by chatting via the emotions of overwhelm and tiredness that a whole lot of of us appear to have the ability to relate to proper now, particularly as expertise continues to blur the boundary between work and life. You aren’t alone! Capitalism simply desires you to assume you’re!
And who higher to interrupt all of it down than Dr. Devon Worth, nonbinary icon, social psychologist, and creator of Laziness Does Not Exist! This convo was completely electrical, as Devon helps us see how the “laziness lie” and our society’s obsession with productiveness is hurting all of us, traces its origins to white supremacy, and reveals us how taking part in video video games (and different actions typically seen as “lazy”) are literally actually, actually good for us. And you already know we couldn’t allow them to depart the studio with out sharing their transmasculine studying of Ico!!
The Lighthouse Foundation invests in Black LGBTQ+ liberation internally by growing Black Queer Leaders: a cohort that builds neighborhood, units objectives, and creates public programming for Black Queer individuals in Chicagoland.
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Spencer Icasiano (they/them) is a queer and blended Filipinx author, product designer, and co-host of Pixel Therapy, a podcast concerning the emotional connections individuals type with video video games. They’ve written on subjects of queer and trans id, art-making, and advocacy for a number of on-line and print publications.