Talking About Death During COVID-19

While the world seems precarious and mortality feels closer than ever, the simple question of “How are you doing?”, can feel loaded. The answer to that question might be, “Where do I begin?”   

March 25, 2020 | Blog

Burials & Funerals Under Covid-19

The spread of COVID-19 (popularly called coronavirus) has created alarm and fear across the world. We want to keep people informed and stem the spread of misinformation in the U.S.. This FAQ… 

March 18, 2020 | Blog

Trans Death Rights Are Human Rights

Just as trans rights are human rights, our rights in death must extend to us all. Here, experts answer questions from trans and non-binary folks about their rights in death. 

March 14, 2020 | Blog

Known to God: Mourning an Unnamed Child

We often prefer to look back on death as something inevitable to be mourned rather than confront the responsibilities we have as a community to prevent death, at least when it is preventable. In fact, is it really death that we recoil from or is it rather the process of dying? (cw: child death) 

October 21, 2019 | Blog

The Collective For Radical Death Studies

The Order spoke with Dr. Kami Fletcher, and Dr. Tamara Waraschinski of The Collective For Radical Death Studies, an international, professional organization of death scholars and students, death professionals, and activists who view their work as anti-racism work, and aim to decolonize their fields. 

August 22, 2019 | Blog