Nature is very healing and yet very few of us are fortunate enough to have access to those green spaces. Nature is very healing…
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We want equal access and equal opportunities for everyone regardless of skin color, income, proximity to trails, etc.
I would really like to see more brands and organisations push back against the narrative that “the outdoors is a great leveler”…
Our concerns with safety in the outdoors should be focused on our surroundings, hydrating enough, watching for bears, and packing…
Wild Wanderer Spotlight: Avi: We should embrace and celebrate human diversity, too, as it strengthens our resilience to face adversity.
If I was able to change one thing about the outdoor industry it would be to make it more visibly inclusive.
The intersections of our race, gender, ability, and sexual orientation can sometimes make getting out in nature, something that we love, an anxiety-inducing activity.
Safety has always been our biggest concern. Will we get injured? Will we get lost? As we travel further and further from our California Bay Area bubble, our mentality on safety shifted.
The most pressing issues facing queer folks in the outdoors are accessibility, representation, and safety. Being out in the outdoors is still political whether we like it or not.
Think about intersectionality. Don’t just include conventionally attractive same-sex couples to check a box…really aim for true representation.
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