And it seems to me that the strength that should come from Black feminism means...– June Jordan, “Where Is The Love?” (1978), re-printed in Making Face, Making Soul Haciendo Caras: Creative and Critical Perspectives by Feminist of Color, Ed. Gloria Anzaldua. (via agradschoolbreakup)
Chile Bye: Dear White GLBT →
notime4yourshit: vanethics: notime4yourshit: vanethics: notime4yourshit: vanethics: notime4yourshit: vanethics: notime4yourshit: Stop co-opting Baldwin & Lorde. The shit is gross. You can use their words but can’t do anything for their people? HIV infections are alarmingly rising among Gay Black Men. What’s your plan? How about the senseless hate crimes Gay Black Men are...
The fact that the majority of Black America says...
Get to the Source: soydulcedeleche: i know so many... →
karnythia: sourcedumal: soydulcedeleche: gloria-swanson: strugglingtobeheard: karnythia: soydulcedeleche: karnythia: soydulcedeleche: karnythia: soydulcedeleche: i know so many women of color of all ages and backgrounds who cant enjoy sex because they were fed so much negative shit about it that they just do it to not lose their significant others. sexual dysfunction is...
Team Tara 2, Team Sookie 0
foxyjazzabelle: notime4yourshit: …Sookie Stackhouse? Still Stupid. Tara Thornton? Still Awesome. Man….she couldn’t even make a fantasy happen in her own damn sex dream. #duhLOSINGduh
You’re actually very pretty. Most dark skinned girls don’t have your looks.– I was 15. It made me feel as though my skin isn’t worthy of being considered beautiful. (via microaggressions) And people act like colorism doesn’t exist. “Oh, it’s just a preference!” Fuck. You.
feminist slut: Please trust me when I tell you →
healywu: I have read this sentiment put more eloquently, but I am going to try to repackage here nonetheless because it keeps coming up in my life and I have only recently articulated it adequately in my own head. This post is about privilege, specifically male privilege. The heart of the matter is when you don’t believe us when we tell you about our experience. Recently my (white, male,...
“If you haven’t seen the movie, then how do you know?” This was my co-worker’s response to me when she and I were having a discussion about “The Help”. She referenced a conversation she had with another friend of hers whom had expressed disgust with the movie. This friend had attempted to explained why he had felt this way and in his efforts, he had sent her critiques of the movies. She...
It costs $3,250 to dig a well in Somalia to...
I’m just so sick of having to constantly congratulate men for not being total...– feministfilm who is absolutely correct in arguing that, while it is great to see feminist men, it is tiring to have to spend so much time being impressed and congratulating something that should be done by common sense and nature. A.K.A. being “radical” enough to treat women as human beings and not...