Bani Amor

Bani Amor is a queer travel writer, editor and photographer from Brooklyn by way of Ecuador who explores diasporic identities, the decolonization of travel culture, and the intersections of race, place and adventure in her work. She has been published in Bitch Magazine, Nowhere Magazine, Paste Magazine, Jezebel and Bluestockings Magazine and has a story set to appear in the forthcoming anthology, Outside the XY: Queer, Brown Masculinity (July 2016). She is a staff writer for Abernathy Magazine and a two-time VONA/Voices Fellow.

Bani Amor's Articles
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Traveling while disabled

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This interview fully deconstructs why so much travel writing is elitist, vain, and ignorant

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People of color traveling still have Western privilege

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The link between “tourism” and “settler colonialism” in Hawai’i

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Why Latinos Aren’t Hiking

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Defining the role of Afropeans in modern travel writing

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Closing the adventure gap: Changing the face of the outdoors

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The seriously huge assumption that affects the voice of travel

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Second generation immigrants, first generation travelers

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Telling it like it is: My time at a travel writing workshop for people of color

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Travel is not a white boys’ club (and never has been)

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What mainstream travel media are still getting wrong

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The rainforest is not a Big Mac (and other lessons learned in Puyo, Ecuador)

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The revolution will not be industrialized: Community art in SĂșa, Ecuador

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Expedition Denali: The first all-black team to climb North America’s tallest mountain

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Photo essay: Backpacking in Ecuador’s Cajas National Park

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