Things I Hate: A List
curiouserjane: I hate cis people making me feel bad about my body I hate cis people who get offended by my body I hate my body having—always—to be a political site I hate the idea that death is the first step in transition I hate all the yappie talking heads that push the trans woman body in their 20/20 specials all between commercials for cleaning products, fast food chains, and car...
And don’t give me that, “Oh we reached out to communities of color but they...– From “…On Taking Up Space” by witchymorgan on the Bklyn Boihood blog I also love the paragraph after this one but it’s a short article and I’ve included links. This could be a good resource to send people if they don’t get why POC often don’t fell comfortable in many queer/trans* spaces. (via...
What kind of “benevolent” gd would let me be PMSing the day after Whitney died?
When the web started, I used to get really grumpy with people because they put...– Neil Gaiman on Copyright, Piracy, and the Commercial Value of the Web (X) Okay, well I’m actually probably PMSing, because this made me sob, too.
amydentata: what kind of femme are you? i am “wear dresses alone in my room so other kids don’t point and laugh” femme. i am “how do i stop my body language from getting me made fun of” femme. i am “how do i get my body to move that way again now that it’s safe” femme. i am “ten layers of armor covering a tiny little girl” femme. i am “she must be inside there somewhere”...
The real reason I’m praying that ”Hairspray,” the Broadway musical based on my...– -John Waters (via chazzam) IT’S SO DUSTY IN HERE
"A Week in the Life of the Ethnically...
poemfull: Monday Sitting in McDonalds on 103rd & 3rd I notice a couple staring at me and hear them say Indian. They walk towards me. The woman has white skin, blond hair, blue eyes. The man has ebony skin, black hair, brown eyes. Excuse me, says the woman, we were wondering where you were from. Yeah, says the man because you look like our people. I look at the whiteness and...
vagina-pagina: Do you all know about Tumblr Savior? As part of our on-going attempt to be more accessible, I want to let you all know about this add-on, which allows you to block keywords from ever showing up on your dash. This is awesome for so many reasons. If you are anxiously awaiting the next episode of Dr Who and don’t want to see any spoilers, add it to your black list. If you are...
Whenever a conscious Black woman raises her voice on issues central to her...– Audre Lorde (via blkcowrie)
Being proud of being white is like being proud...
dionthesocialist: White people: when you say that shit, you become Tonya Harding. Do you wanna be Tonya Harding?
Also, fuck anyone else out there who thinks the...
note-a-bear: Whether or not your dumb ass feels guilt is none of my concern. What concerns me is how you use your privilege to help others. I don’t give a shit what you do with your own time or your own learning. But if you’re not willing to step up to the plate and put yourself on the line when someone who is less privileged than you is being harmed, then you’re worthless to me. Fuck your...