“Stonewall was colored folks, poor folks, transsexuals, femmes, butches… a little bit of everybody. But the narrative that gets sold to people is that it was all these ‘A-Gay’ white normative people. That’s not who riots. Sorry.”
Juba Kalamka in this interview (via soldadera-del-amor)
"that’s not who riots".
Another dose of Dr. Gabor Maté from Zeitgeist: Moving Forward.
i unironically believe that the only thing you should need to do to access medical or legal transition is ask.
“A white student may feel discomfort when it’s pointed out to him how he has benefited from structural racism, but to compare that discomfort to discrimination is a false equivalency. Hurt feelings hurt, but it is not oppression. But hurt feelings can be bad for business. And a lot of powerful people think colleges should act more like businesses. When they do, students act more like customers. And our likely customers might not be amicable to discussions about structural racism. If the customer is always right, then the majority share of customers is more right than the minority.”
Minneapolis professor Shannon Gibney: Reprimanded for talking about racism. (via sociolab)
Capitalism, as a system of oppression, is dependent and interlinked with White Supremacy. We have to overthrow both systems if we want liberation.
A moment of silent for all those in retail this holiday season.
this cartoon works at target clearly
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
One time my mom dressed me up as a cow and took me to a cow pasture to take pictures with cows. Here’s proof.
it is not your fault if you fail. you are made up of billions of cells. it is their fault
I’m at my parents’ house and my niece is three days old and she is so tiny and perfect and soft but my sister is having problems feeding her so she pretty much won’t stop crying because she’s hungry and my sister and her boyfriend are across the hall just being sad and tired
BUT DAT BABY SO CUTE
"stop saying straight men are weak and pathetic"
i had to listen to a man describe how the fact that his girlfriend’s farts are louder and stronger than his is making him feel self conscious and emasculated on the radio today
can we just bask in the glory of beatles sass