ihatethismess: fuckyeahpiracy! I Am America...
ps. For an example of irony in racism that is not rage inducing, remember that...– A lesson in good vs. bad irony thanks to Amanda Palmer (via meloukhia, who warns: graphic images at the link) (via amandaw) Now THAT is irony. And good.
I am also familiar with people who will complain that any of us even bring up...– Bao Phi, “FFXIII: New game, same colors?” at Racialicious OH EM GEE, THAT SURE SOUNDS FAMILIAR. (via annaham)
gudbuy t'jane: Things I Expect →
annaham: kaninchenzero: I expect privilege. I expect to be on guard for transphobic and transmisogynist comments, stories, and attitudes no matter where I am. I expect you to assume your space is different.
BOYCOTT J. CREW! →
telegantmess: kaninchenzero: giftedboi: fuckyeahftms: ‘Transgender people need not apply’ at J. Crew says Make the Road New York advocacy group Fuck you too, J. Crew. Now I can stop biting my tongue around the FTMs who think J. Crew is classy and inexpensive (it is not) I’m down with the boycott. The article — starting with the photo caption; “…a transgender that was refused work…” —...
Airport worker caught photographing screen as female worker passed through naked...– Airport worker caught photographing screen as female worker passed through naked scanner - Boing Boing lauredhel … (via kaninchenzero) (via ekswitaj)
How to Make American Teens Smarter →
ouyangdan: dorianisms: ouyangdan: dorianisms: notemily: bringmethathorizon: obsessionful: infoneer-pulse: What do American kids read? From middle school through 12th grade, the answer is consistent: the Twilight and Harry Potter series, with a little bit of Romeo and Juliet and Holocaust literature sprinkled in. The average reading level of the top 20 books read by U.S. high school...
Relocation Revisited: Sex Trafficking of Native... →
fuckyeahnativeamericans: fourthwaved: “The US rhetoric about sex trafficking suggests that the problem originates in foreign countries and/or is recent problem. Neither claim is correct. This article details the historical and legal context of sex trafficking from its origin among the colonial predecessors of the US and documents the commercial trafficking of Native women over several...
Invisible Women →
annaham: meloukhia: It’s really unfortunate that apparently a disabled woman couldn’t be found to write a feature article about women with disabilities for International Women’s Day. It’s nice to see allies but it would be nicer to have my own voice instead of to have dudes speak for me. OMG SERIOUSLY.
clingtomymouth: In Chicago this week a 15-year-old-girl has died from injuries related to being hit by three cars. ABC News reports that last Saturday night she was waiting for a bus, talking on her cell phone to her boyfriend when a group of men began street harassing her. Her boyfriend heard her yell, “don’t touch me. Get away from me,” before the line went dead. She ran into the street...
fuckyeahjohnbarrowman: tardisadventures: ...
On “Castle”: “I was aiming for his head” I LOVE the random Firefly references on this show, I really do!
telegantmess: abbyjean: sexartandpolitics: We’re all racist, white ladies and dudes. This isn’t, initially, our fault. Society is one racist mother fucker and we leech off its cultural teat from the day we’re born. It is impossible… IMPOSSIBLE… for you to grow up white and not have some racist bullshit diffuse into your brain. We are treated differently than people of color and most of us...
raised by wolves: “My grandmother was Jewish,” a... →
“My grandmother was Jewish,” a voice drifts out from behind the meagre selection of second-hand clothes. The souk al fres, a massive market in Gaza’s old district, Sahaa, carrying just about all one needs used to thrive with second-hand clothes and goods brought through open borders via Israel….
To be ‘colour blind’ doesn’t mean you don’t discriminate on the basis of colour...– White people embarrass me-Del LaGrace Volcano (via bonesarecoralmade) (via robot-heart-politics) (via guerrillamamamedicine)