Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations (IDIC) is a Vulcan concept that appeared first in the original series. Gradually, we learned more about the philosophy and how it saved Vulcan society. IDIC turns up whenever Vulcans do, though it is sometimes… Read More »IDIC: Why We Talk About IDIC
IDIC stands for Infinite Diversity, Infinite Combinations, and we aim to embody that on Lilith. We believe the world should be accessible to everyone, and that starts with talking about it.
Memory is fallible, and yet collective memories are one of the powerful connectors in society. They serve as one of the touchstones, along with information and generally available knowledge in a given area. Yesterday was the anniversary of September 11,… Read More »IDIC: Collective Memories
One of the things that is often overlooked when we talk about creating change is how the current systems operate. These systems are designed to support the status quo as it currently exists, and changing systems is a challenge. For… Read More »IDIC: Systems Support the Status Quo
August marks the start of the school year in the United States, which is an exciting time for many. Unfortunately, it’s not the same for all students, which stems from broader cultural stigmas such as those around accommodations. Accommodations are… Read More »IDIC: Stigma and Accommodations
July is an interesting month, especially given all the weather-related chaos in 2023. However, July is also Disability Pride Month, which is a less talked about event than LGBTQIA+ Pride in June. Disability is a complex topic since it covers… Read More »IDIC: Happy Disability Pride Month
Diversity is one of the words that gets thrown around, used in corporate workplaces, and gets around in discussions of the day’s events. However, what does diversity actually mean in the real world? Well, according to Merriam-Webster: The dictionary definition… Read More »IDIC: What Does Embracing Diversity Mean?
While many socially accepted prejudices depend on where we look in the world, that does not make them right. However, it’s often phrased as something “everyone knows,” so it doesn’t feel like a negative. An example of this is anti-fat… Read More »IDIC: Challenging the Socially Accepted Prejudices
June is Pride Month, and the LGBTQIA+ community celebrates it vigorously. There are many reasons behind the celebration, from love to defiance, that make June a particularly important month in the community. First, Pride is a celebration of love in… Read More »IDIC: Pride is a Lot of Things
One of the great things about Star Trek is that it doesn’t erase disability. There is no magic cure for all diseases, congenital disabilities, and more. Instead, technology adapts and compensates so these individuals can enjoy their lives. A prime… Read More »IDIC: Ability Through Technology
One of the common refrains, even among allies, is keeping what all the various letters in the LGBTQIA+ community mean straight. There are so many letters to describe the different experiences of community members, but that’s not the only reason.… Read More »IDIC: Why Does LGBTQIA+ Have So Many Letters?