Top 25 Significant Queer Women of 2011 →
I’m not racist, but…– Racists (via ethiopienne )
get busy living or get busy dying: When an... →
msamberhazard: …they are not inviting you to start a debate. They are saying “what you are saying/doing is oppressing me/others,” and if you can’t just listen and respect that and acknowledge that they’re the best person in the world to gauge how oppressed they feel by your…
Europeans did not enslave Africans because they considered Africans inferior,...– Robert L Harris Jr, PHD. Professor of African American Studies at Cornell University. Quote from Soaring High: Teaching our Young Men the Winning Combination (via latinegro) ^THIS. (via mujerinterrumpida) what i was saying earlier. (via so-treu)
You come to the United States and the United States begins immediately,...– Junot Diaz (via thedivanna )
Anti-Muslim Whole Foods? | Change.org →
socialismartnature: Everything changed for Glenn Mack Jr. when his supervisor at Whole Foods found out he’s Muslim. Glenn had been a rising star at Whole Foods, recruited to work in a prestigious Philadelphia store and even winning a special meeting with the company’s CEO. But when his supervisor found out Glenn would be spending his vacation making pilgrimage to Mecca — for which vacation time...
A vaccine that may prevent HIV has been given the green light by the U.S. Food...– HIV vaccine trial approved by FDA - Health - CBC News Holy cow this is fantastic news. (via ubermichael)
Why would you want to limit the spectrum of beauty to an “ideal” when you, as a...– Zooey Deschanel (at 17 years old, in a letter to ‘Vogue’)
2 Muslim men kicked off flight sue airlines →
faineemae: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Muslim men who were kicked off an airplane in May are suing Delta Air Lines Inc. and a regional carrier that operated the flight from Memphis to Charlotte, N.C. The suit was filed Monday in federal court against Delta and Atlantic Southeast Airlines Inc. It said Masudur Rahman and Mohamed Zaghloul went through several security checks. It claims the pilot...
family member: so what are your plans
me: sleep and eat
family member: i meant for tomorr-
me: sleep and eat
family member: and for the futu-
family member: when you grow u-
What would happen, for instance, if suddenly, magically, men could menstruate...– Gloria Steinem (via loveyourchaos) This. This is, like it or not, totally true. Hilarious, stunning, and mindblowingly true. Maybe one day there will be gender equality. But not yet. (via ckburch) Huh. And yes. (via picturesinhismind)
When we say "rape jokes" are bad or saying the...
transdyke: greaterthanlapsed: This is not a call for institutionalized censorship, you ignorant jack-asses. It’s a call for self-awareness, empathy, kindness, and possible even **gasp** self-censorship. You have the right to say whatever you want. However, I have the right to think you are an asshole. For fuck’s sake. Why is this all so hard? I swear, people will fight harder against being...
In the instances when POC say shit like ‘Oh I can’t stand white folk’ or ‘Damn...– Briana (via elverdugo )
: note-a-bear: Esoterica: …On the History of... →
note-a-bear: Esoterica: …On the History of FORCED Sterlized Black y Latina Women in the US liquornspice: withrevolutionarycries: newmodelminority: withrevolutionarycries: newmodelminority: Dorthy Robert’s, Killing the Black Body is a thorough treatise on…