Homelessness and etc FML.
genderbitch: Well folks, as suggested, I’m asking for donations to help with my yet again homelessness situation. Hopefully more temporary than past ones. In order to preserve my identity’s secrecy and privacy, RMJ (who is a trusted and close friend) will be taking donations for me and then funneling them to my own personal paypal Please do what you can.
Activism is my rent for living on this planet.– Alice Walker (via kiskolee)
Well, I’ve changed the course of music five or six times. What have you done...– Miles Davis to Nancy Reagan at a White House dinner in 1987 after she’d inquired as to what he’d done with his life to merit an invitation. source (via marxisforbros) Eh this is completely wrong. He was actually quite fond of the Reagans. It was at a White House dinner however. Here is what...
Borders suggest both containment and safety, and women often pay a price for...– Mohanty, C. (2003). Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (via queerhappy)
Adventures of Comic Book Girl: Mary Sue, what are... →
adventuresofcomicbookgirl: Looks like this essay was needed, so I went ahead and did it. Not sure I said everything I wanted to say, but I tried. So, there’s this girl. She’s tragically orphaned and richer than anyone on the planet. Every guy she meets falls in love with her, but in between torrid romances she rejects…
Dear historians and occultists,
zorascreation: The African-American folk magic belief system of Hoodoo has a bit less to do with Europe than previously believed. Pretty much all of the systems of ritual and material directly derive from West & Central African sources, such as: hot-foot “tracking” powder goofer or gopher dust (graveyard dirt) mojo bags as a carry-on item (the term mojo derives from the Yoruba phrase of...
COLOUR-BLIND RACISM: The Four Frames →
darkjez: ABAGOND— “Eduardo Bonilla-Silva asked samples of White Americans, most of them born between 1940 and 1980, questions about race issues. He noticed that at least half of them used each of the following four frames: abstract liberalism – the key word here is “abstract”. Unlike Jim Crow racists, most whites now agree that all Americans, regardless of race, should have equal rights and...
If anyone draws you [Nathan Fillion] better looking than you, it’s a picture of...– Wil Wheaton on The Nerdist. (via slash-monster)
TransGriot: The Faith Based Transphobes Strike... →
NYC Health Department Cracking Down On Kimchi →
jhameia: soliloquize: Health inspectors are putting the kibosh on kimchi, the fermented cabbage dish that’s a staple of Korean cuisine, because they “don’t understand what it is,” say many Korean restaurant owners. The gist of the issue is that kimchi is usually left at room temperature, meaning it’s above the DOH’s 41-degree temperature requirement for cold foods. Inspectors have been...
It was not gender discrimination or sexist oppression that kept privileged women...– bell hooks - Where We Stand: Class Matters (via fivedollarradio) bam!!!!!! which brings me to white, elitist latinamerican feminism. pushing novelas about highly-skilled, uber-educated white latinas wanting to have equal standing and power with their fellow elite white men. still the focus is “but...
so-treu: midwestmountainmama: remember that time when jessica yee’s book just came out and somebody (i don’t remember if it was yee or latoya or some unrelated blogger—i think it might’ve actually been a white woman, just not sure) asked why no big feminist blog had done a write up or otherwise even mentioned her book. and the wrath of feminist jesus came down—“fill the space” and “she...
Nobody tells an actor, “you’re playing a strong-minded man”. We assume that men...– Meryl Streep, on being told that she often plays “strong-minded women” WHO LOVES MERYL? MEMEMEMEMEMEMEMEEEE (via leahblaine)
You can’t be who you truly are, unless you are willing to be openly judged– Poeticdeefect (via poeticdeefect)
NO ONE WAY WORKS, it will take all of us shoving at the thing from all sides...– Diane di Prima, “Revolutionary Letter #8”