500 Years of Chicano History offered for FREE to... →
So, Hugo Schwyzer and Dan Savage walk into a bar
…and speak for everyone
SIGN THIS PETITION TO TELL THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT... →
asimplekoipond: Under Sec 5.2(1)(c) of the ID screening regs of Aeronautics Act: “An air carrier shall not transport a passenger if the passenger does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification he or she presents.” This means that anyone who is a post-op or non-op trans* person can be turned away from getting on flights in Canada. This is blatant discrimination towards the...
dear rich white men,
pay your fucking taxes and shut the hell up.
"pro-life" is a racist oppression
Police And Prosecutorial Misconduct
letterstomycountry: Because I love you all, I have uploaded a non-signed version of my recent academic paper on police and prosecutorial misconduct to Scribd. It may or may not be published online at some point (I’ll throw you the link if that ends up being the case). But for now, those of you who are interested, or perhaps studying/working in politics or criminal justice, should feel free to...
reblog if you love the taste of cunt and cum and feeling / smell / taste of someone orgasming in your mouth is ambrosia
Femme Mentorship Program
lucypaw: femmesandfamily: This is a call for femmes on tumblr who are willing to serve as a mentor/guide/friend to younger/newly out/or isolated femmes. I am looking for folks who are willing to be available for questions and conversation. I would like this group of mentors to represent the vast array of femme identities and intersections. Trans* femmes, femmes of color, fat femmes, femmes...
There is a pattern to the historical manipulation and white-washing evident in...– Peter Gelderloos, How Nonviolence Protects the State (via snuffboxisdead)
Types of Fools
zorascreation: The Man-Eater: “I know women are oppressed, but, what about the men!? We get shit too!” The Privileged Peon: “Yes, there’s male privilege, but there’s female privilege, too!” The Undercover Racist Queer: “That big, stupid, big-dicked black guy called me a faggot! He wouldn’t like it if I called him a nigger, would he!? *orgasms* Oh fuck yeah, Big Black Daddy, fuck me with that...
CANADA IS PASSING A SOPA COPY IN 14 DAYS. EVEN IF... →
astudyintruffle: forgottenplayground: itsrainingcatsandpumps: the letter is already written, so all you have to do is click send. Reblogging for all you Canadians out there. HARPER GODDAMN IT
amydentata: A state of being miseducated, specifically by cis people on the topic of trans issues. Most accurate when describing trans people who are still trapped in cissexist modes of thought. Ex. “It’s aggravating the way she throws slurs around, but she can’t help it. She’s been ciseducated.”
Have I ever had “ANY unwanted/undesired physical... →
baddominicana: Earlier in this pregnancy, I filled out my “Initial Health History” form for prenatal and birth care. You know: check the box if you’ve experienced severe headaches, diabetes, all sorts of things. After the usual “Emotional abuse,” “Physical abuse,” “Sexual abuse,” I got to this very interesting item: ”ANY unwanted/undesired physical or sexual contact.” read the link. so spot...
Probably the most horrifying scientific lecture... →
The Professor wanted to make his case in the most convincing style possible. He indicated that, in his view, no normal person would find the experience of giving a lecture to a large audience to be erotically stimulating or erection-inducing. He had, he said, therefore injected himself with papaverine in his hotel room before coming to give the lecture, and deliberately wore loose clothes (hence...
sanaa-tamir: A Week in the Life of the Stereotypical Indian - ICTMN.com neetainari: adailyriot: The portrayal of American Indian stereotypes: When is it all going to stop? I begin my rant on what “we as Native people” face in terms of stereotypes in media, films and even little plastic toys found in the bargain bins at thrift stores. I have enjoyed for many years working with Indian...
India Factory Workers Revolt, Kill Company... →
f-e-r-a-l: Workers at the Regency Ceramics factory in the India raided the home of their boss, and beat him senseless with led pipes after a wage dispute turned ugly. The workers were enraged enough to kill president K. C. Chandrashekhar after their union leader, M. Murali Mohan, was killed by baton-wielding riot police on Thursday. The labor violence occurred in Yanam, a small city in Andra...
The adoption of the new system of control is never inevitable, but to date it...– Michelle Alexander, THe New Jim Crow (via of-praxis)
A white college student from a private college goes into a poor neighborhood and...– Dr. Patricia Hill Collins quoting Public Allies CEO Paul Schmitz in her talk Answering the Call to Community Service. (via sexartandpolitics) A microcosm of one of the fundamental issues with the non-profit industrial complex. (via myflagisblackandred)
if, in fact, it [raising children] were the most important thing a human could...– Linda Hirshman as quoted in “Full Frontal Feminism” by Jessica Valenti (via wheretheweedstakeroot)
Mark Oxner, a Republican congressional candidate from Florida, released a...– Mark Oxner, GOP Congressional Candidate, Releases Bizarre Ad - Huffington Post (via notime4yourshit) Somebody come get your uncle & stuff him back in the basement. (via karnythia) what the fuck did I just watch. Seriously What This is why no one takes Florida seriously Fuck the GOP...
Harper bans pre-op and non-op trans* people from... →
strawberrypookmoo: muzzlemuzzleme: xiwannabeabear: boobsanderson: Sec 5.2(1)(c) of the ID screening regs of Aeronautics Act: “An air carrier shall not transport a passenger if the passenger does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification he or she presents.” What in the actual fuck. That doesn’t make any sense. Mega-discrimination. “Appear” is completely subjective! ...
round and around and around I go: I still get... →
butterbean-bouquet: and I get mad as fuck remembering that I was actively discouraged from going to college by one of my high school counselors. Using the same exact language I’ve heard from other POC with similar experiences. “Reconsider your options” my fucking ass. She knew what she meant, I knew what she meant….
The stain of racism and sexism is not limited to just people of color and women....– Viola Davis at the 18th Annual SAG Awards. (via mchiddlesgregorbender) ALL THE FUCKING AWARDS
I am a “sex-positive” Black woman, and I believe that the sexual empowerment of...– The Sex-Positive Black Woman by Arielle Loren A wonderful piece on the sex positivity movement, and how it can be embraced by all. (via sexpositive)