Okay, guy, so why do you feel like you want/need/deserve to settle down with a...– Female ‘Purity’ Is Bullshit Hitting the bullshit nail right on its head. Feminists don’t hate men, we hate the bullshit power structure that exists that allows men to take advantage of women rather than dealing with their emotions. (via teacheremmalee)
1. White terrorists are called “gunmen.” What does that even mean? A person with...– Juan Cole, 08/09/2012 Juan Cole actually wrote this 4 days after a white terrorist, yes, terrorist, murdered 6 and injured 4 people at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin. The terrorist who committed said crime spoke of an impending “racial holy war” beforehand and was a member of white...
she wear snort snirt i wear sneep snop:... →
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… Yesyesyesyesyesyesyes.
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via awelltraveledwoman)
definitivelysarah: megahetero: \(•_•) ) )z / \ you are the dancing queen \(•_•) ) )z / \ young and sweet \(•_•) ) )z / \ only seventeen dancing queen (•_•)/ <) ) / \ feel the beat (•_•) ~) )~ / \ of the tambourine \(•_•) ) )-@*jingle* / \ I’m crying.
Punishment for rape in Ancient Rome: Rapist's gonads were crushed between two stones.
Punishment for rape in America in 2013: 1-2 years of jail and victim-blaming, rapist-sympathetic media coverage.
sherlocksmyth: sherlocksmyth: one time my religion teacher who has a monobrow asked me “what the hell did you do to your hair?” because i had a blonde streak through it and i said “what the hell did you do to your eyebrow” and he sent me outside when i came back in he asked everyone what monotheism was and i said it meant a religion that worshiped one god because mono means one as in...
slapmymind:tastykake: Taylor Swift vs. Avril...
On The Moth
A flood of relief and warm air washes over me as the heavy green doors open for what feels like the millionth time. Only this time, it’s opening for us. We’re ready with exact change so we can guarantee ourselves seats. The indie music is loud and the chatter of the crowd is disorienting. The bookstore is closed, but its livelier than it has been all day, packed with ready...
Whiteness also has an enormous cash value. it is worth a lot of money to be...– George Lipsitz (via wretchedoftheearth)
I mean fuck, why do white Jewish people expect to be called “Jewish” as a race...– littlelostdragon being a fucking perfect human being. (via crackerhell) I have understood that Americans see race and culture slightly differently than we do in Europe, where nationality takes precedence in discriminations. However, ‘Jewish’ isn’t a race anymore than ‘Muslim’ is: you can have black...
The Modern Essayist: how we find ourselves →
themodernessayist: Everything that can be bought or sold in this world has a value attached to it. This value goes beyond the numerical, monetary value that stores and individuals assign; this value is meaning. In our consumer world of meaning and “the importance of communication,” we make valiant, yet still…
alternativeisintoxicating: rangerthefuckup: eat-sleep-procrastinate: allwaswellindistrict12: I am British I whisper as I purposely spell words with U’s. I AM AMERICAN I SHOUT AS I DEEP FRY MY FREEDOM. deep fry my freedom