Words can be both very precise and interpreted widely. As such there is no single authoritative definition of anything.
A lack of editorial guidelines is problematic, particularly when making decisions as to whether a given article should be published or not (i.e., censored).
We take to heart the responses from Ontario Library Association (OLA) community members to the Open Shelf column Safe Spaces, and specifically the most recent post on race and privilege.
“You know you’ve just talked your way into an article for Open Shelf?” Anyone having a conversation with me may find themselves at the…