I was not hewn of one piece, like Sasha or other heroic figures. I had long...– Emma Goldman, from Living My Life (via histrionicramblings)
There were people who incorporated melody before me, but I would deem myself the...– Drake Really? (via michelle-my-belle)
presentation-preparation-beer is a lot like...
in that, i drink them.
REPORT: Intersection Of Transgender And Asian...
qbits: By Zack Ford on Jul 20, 2012 at 1:20 pm This week, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, National Center for Transgender Equality, and National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance released a new report analyzing the experience of people who are both transgender and have an Asian/Pacific Islander (API) ethnicity. Using data from the Injustice At Every Turn study of transgender...
On the privilege of being invisible →
unaguerita: queercuban: This definitely resonates with me and something I think about constantly as a white passing and mixed Person of Color. I want to continue to deconstruct these privileges with other light skinned and/or white passing people. There’s also a post written by a light skinned Latina about how we don’t need to see more light skinned people in media that compliments this post...
Asian Americans Less Likely to Report Domestic... →
miswritten: crankyskirt: fascinasians: Asian-American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care providers – “an alarming trend” among the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, says a Michigan State University researcher. While cultural barriers can discourage victims from seeking help, there also is a lack of culturally sensitive services...
Tom & Jane →
mycrowpluto: thejuvenilia: “I want to tell how love I’ve long thought a hateful ruin was once every ounce a living thing, without denying what it became.” by Lindsey Hutchison Sorr about the shameless self-promotion. Also wrote a thing with some background on that thing. woah. i had to sit with this for a few minutes to figure out what it meant. but… speechless
freshman year, second semester
i took my first womens studies class. the professor for this class later became my womens studies major adviser. she is a Turkish-born woman who participated in the early feminist movements in Turkey (1970/80s) and other sites of political conflict. She came to the U.S. to obtain her university education and eventually began teaching here after her years of post grad work in the US & Turkey....
decided i don’t want to go to grad. school for research-based psychology had an indian food picnic and shared music between friends decided i may want to go to grad. school for community and prevention psych wrote letters and sent packages to some people i love made it a point to tell a really cool person how much i value them shared parts of my identity and gender with my current...
: So a Girl Walks into a Comedy Club.... →
fuckyeahfeminists: *trigger warning: jokes about rape* breakfastcookie: This is something that happened to a friend of mine in her own words. “So, on Friday night my friend and I were at her house and wanted to get out and do something for the evening. We brainstormed ideas and she…
Anonymous asked: But white people aren't supposed...
ladyatheist: I used to vocally support PoC, WoC, and queer PoC until I took 30+ raging asshole PoC anons to the knee. “OMG do you want a cookie for being a decent person?” and some less polite ones about “whitey” staying out of their business kinda makes me not want to get into said business. I didn’t even want a “cookie”. But getting attacked everytime I make any vocal support by the people...
[[MORE]] just had a super emotional lab meeting. im feeling really gross about research today. the conversations that people’s research projects produced took an unexpected emotional toll on me. i dont fully remember what people were talking about now, i couldn’t fully process and retain, but a lot of it was people discussing the standards for traits/behavior that people expect are...
“i want to spend less time ruminating on this subject and more time simply being, so i’d like to get this off my chest.” romham padraig gallacher “Home/Sickness: Self-Diagnosis” from Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme