In a colorblind society, White people, who are unlikely to experience...– Monica Williams, Ph.D for Psychology Today, “Colorblind Ideology is a Form of Racism (via willworkforwords)
veganrantss: White people get mad when you wear a band t shirt of a band you don’t listen to, but they’re fine with wearing headdresses from cultures they know and care nothing about.
pollums: how sad it is that we create a society where we raise boys to base their self worth on whether or not they can trick unsuspecting women into sleeping with them and we raise girls to base their self worth on how long they lasted until they were tricked
createsomething: Gaslighting is a form of mental abuse in which false information is presented with the intent of making a victim doubt his or her own memory,perception and sanity. Instances may range simply from the denial by an abuser that previous abusive incidents ever occurred, up to the staging of bizarre events by the abuser with the intention of disorienting the victim.
Little poverty things
littlepovertythings: feeling guilty about buying things you want, because you don’t feel like you deserve to have anything that’s nice
Watching my mama, I learned some lessons too well. Never show that you care,...– “Mama” by Dorothy Allison from her book Trash (via shakethecobwebs)
fromonesurvivortoanother: lots of love this mother’s day for everyone who has a complex relationship with their mom, everyone who has ceased communication with their mom for reasons of self-preservation, and every person whose mom is deceased
kellanium: anagrammaton: mattbellamysfolds: “if i’m a person of color, i’m allowed to hate white people!!!!’ “if i’m gay, i’m allowed to hate straight people!!!!” “if i’m a woman, i’m allowed to hate men!!!” “if i’m trans*, i’m allowed to hate cis people!!!” ok The problem with this post is that is poses PoC anger, queer anger, women’s anger and trans* anger as being equal and...
Wearing a hijab isn’t inherently liberating – but neither is baring one’s...– Sara Yasin, Is the Hijab Worth Fighting Over? (via rcabbasi)
There were no sex classes. No friendship classes. No classes on how to navigate...– William Upski Wimsatt (via liberatingreality)
masque-ofthe-reddeath: In a perfect world there would be no abortion, not because it’s wrong, but because there would be fully effective, easily accessible birth control and no rape. Unfortunately this isn’t a perfect world, so having abortion available is necessary. Makes sense to me.
jiransu replied to your post: watching the tucker episode of fullmetal ;3; NIIIIIIIINAAAAAA! ;0; i weep at the mere thought. stay strong. i’m cryin ;3; why do i do this to myself lol
watching the tucker episode of fullmetal ;3;
beau-friend: queer hogwats kids making buttons w/ preferred pronouns on them that are charmed to yell when ppl use the wrong ones
backyardgoldmine replied to your post: barakawade answered your question: I need ideas… Me Lol yes of course barakawade replied to your post: barakawade answered your question: I need ideas… A group of people get locked in a Sears over night hotkauffee replied to your post: barakawade answered your question: I need ideas… 1950’s America during the...
barakawade answered your question: I need ideas for the plot of a play. Help? what genre of play? Any genre! I think that’s the hardest part.
I need ideas for the plot of a play. Help?
getouttaqueer: b00zeh0und: I’m sorry, but when did Cinco de Mayo become a holiday for white people? When did it become acceptable to don stereotypical sombreros and ponchos and mustaches and get shitfaced? You can’t pay us slave wages, make fun of our accents, treat us like lesser human beings, mock us, call us ‘spics’, ‘wetbacks’, and ‘illegals’, and then claim our culture for yourselves. ...
I think the problem is that many people in America think that racism is an...– Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) answering a question about racism, sexism, and capitalism. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tug8RJyLoz0 (via disciplesofmalcolm)
a short list of ways different men have hurt me
shakethecobwebs: you said you would call and you didn’t you left me for 6 years you ignored me you said you were settling for me you yelled at me from the safety of your car you said you were going to kill me you forced me to drink vodka when i was a child you beat on the front door and said you’d hurt me if you got inside you made a joke about how women are weak you called me a cunt ...
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