i hate manipulative bullshit
|—||Jon Stewart addressing Fox News’s (white) correspondents whining about hearing about race issues in the United States (via recklessinsanity)|
- Mike Brown’s mom laid flowers where he was shot and police let a dog pee on the memorial site
- “Stand Up Against Racism" demonstration outside US Embassy in London
- Police claim to have no records of arrests of journalists
- Illinois school bans discussions of Mike Brown’s death
- Gov. Nixon introduces new Public Safety Director
- Push for police to wear body cameras continues
- Jon Stewart on Ferguson
whats with that trope of like. an ugly girl forcing herself on an attractive guy and shes usually like. mannish/fat and thinks she’s pretty when everyone thinks she’s not & she won’t take no for an answer so the boys Pretty(tm) girlfriend has to rescue him. whats up with that sort of stuff it happens a lot in kids television and its seems really weird to me but i cant explain why
im pretty sure its like. shaming “unnatractive” girls for having confidence by exaggerating the situation and framing them as “predatory” to dudes but thats just me ya know
Harriet Tubman was one of the first ecofeminists but ppl sleep on her b/c she was a Black woman. But it takes such a vast and deep knowledge of geography, ecology, hydrology, soil science, sedimentology,etc to be able to come back and forth from The States to Canada and never…
The recent CBS story regarding nine Swedish women who received uterus transplants undoubtedly caught the attention of transgender women throughout the world. Anyone, with even the slightest awareness of the advancement of medical science, understands that eventually there will be few things left in the realm of impossible. The idea that a transgender woman will one day be able to carry a child in her womb is no longer just an idea. It is a reality of the future.
If this becomes a thing I think I’d like to donate my uterus to a trans woman.
This makes me so happyyy!!!!
So many mixed feelings. Happiness that this exists. Depression that it wasn’t a possibility ten or twenty years ago…
|—||Toni Morrison, Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (via knowledgeequalsblackpower)|
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