nanshe-of-nina:

shakespeareandco:

Alright, Tumblr let’s talk about this quote:

“Always be Lilith, never Eve.”

and why it pisses me heck off.

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thebabbagepatch:

holy shit holy shit holy shit holy shit holy shit

titytwochainz:

remember when niggas had they voicemail set up to sound like they answered the phone. like you call and it go “wassup” u start talkin and it say “sike nah this my voicemail” now u lookin dumb as hell like

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i work at a call center you have no idea how much this pisses me off

inquisitivequeen:

postracialcomments:

summerphoenixxx:

Our fight does not begin nor end in Ferguson. Around the country many young black men and women are losing their lives to police brutality and excessive force. We cannot turn a blind eye to this. Fergson is not a singular event. Nor should our response to it be. Police brutality is an epidemic in the black and latino community and it needs to be stopped. 

The information about the cop involved in this case still has not been released and all I can ask is who’s child will be next. 

Boost!!!!

There was 2-3 different police involved shootings in the Chicago area within the past few days. 

I’m sick. Physically ill. Why does this keep happening?

laughingloone:

with fey

laughingloone:

Another World is Buried Beneath This One
went and got an actual scan. 

laughingloone:

Another World is Buried Beneath This One

went and got an actual scan. 

intersexplatypus:

.We highly recommend Teaching intersex issues by Emi Koyama and Dr Lisa Weasel. It contains analysis, guidelines, readings and other resources.
The authors present an analysis of self-selected scholars teaching women’s studies, queer studies and related fields in early 2001. It found that the subject of intersex was approached as a means of deconstructing binary sexes and compulsory heterosexuality, “rather than a subject that has real-world implications for real people”.

Teaching intersex issues [There is] a common problem within women’s, gender and queer studies: discussions about intersex existence are “stuck” at where it is used to deconstruct sexes, gender roles, compulsory heterosexuality, and even Western science, rather than addressing medical ethics or other issues that directly impact lives of intersex people… the truth is not that these discussions are “stuck” prematurely, but they are starting from a wrong place with a wrong set of priorities.
Avoidance of discussion of intersex physical, medical and health issues can serve to reduce intersex to biological trivia, “embarrassing bodies”, or a perceived identity issue, rather than intersex as “a site of intimate physical violation”, an issue of human rights and social justice. Focusing on more comfortable gender issues invisibilises intersex people, and privileges the needs of non-intersex people over the needs of people born intersex.
Intersex people, and intersex-led organisations, need to be centred in discussions about intersex. As the disability movement states, we want “nothing about us without us”.

The document presents eight guidelines aimed at changing the way that intersex issues are addressed in education, and a sample course unit. (via Teaching intersex issues | OII Australia – Intersex Australia)
PDF download available via linked page.

intersexplatypus:

.We highly recommend Teaching intersex issues by Emi Koyama and Dr Lisa Weasel. It contains analysis, guidelines, readings and other resources.

The authors present an analysis of self-selected scholars teaching women’s studies, queer studies and related fields in early 2001. It found that the subject of intersex was approached as a means of deconstructing binary sexes and compulsory heterosexuality, “rather than a subject that has real-world implications for real people”.

Teaching intersex issues [There is] a common problem within women’s, gender and queer studies: discussions about intersex existence are “stuck” at where it is used to deconstruct sexes, gender roles, compulsory heterosexuality, and even Western science, rather than addressing medical ethics or other issues that directly impact lives of intersex people… the truth is not that these discussions are “stuck” prematurely, but they are starting from a wrong place with a wrong set of priorities.

Avoidance of discussion of intersex physical, medical and health issues can serve to reduce intersex to biological trivia, “embarrassing bodies”, or a perceived identity issue, rather than intersex as “a site of intimate physical violation”, an issue of human rights and social justice. Focusing on more comfortable gender issues invisibilises intersex people, and privileges the needs of non-intersex people over the needs of people born intersex.

Intersex people, and intersex-led organisations, need to be centred in discussions about intersex. As the disability movement states, we want “nothing about us without us”.

The document presents eight guidelines aimed at changing the way that intersex issues are addressed in education, and a sample course unit. (via Teaching intersex issues | OII Australia – Intersex Australia)

PDF download available via linked page.

Hey could you please stop dismissing pro-life feminists and saying they're actually not feminists? Because the unfortunate thing is that they are, and no amount of telling them they aren't isn't going to stop them from calling themselves feminists. Many feminists believe things that are actually incompatible with feminism. We have to acknowledge the shitty people in our movement and address the problem instead of going, "well they're not REALLY feminists!!"
Anonymous

pro-choice-or-no-voice:

feminismandpugsarelife:

pro-choice-or-no-voice:

Yeah, sorry, but feminism is a political ideology and guess what? If you don’t believe in the ideology, you’re not a feminist. If you don’t believe women deserve basic human rights then you aren’t a feminist. I think that we all agree that feminists believe women deserve equality and to be acknowledge fully as individuals with basic human rights and their own autonomy. Isn’t that the most basic tenant of feminism? So please explain to me HOW pro-lifers can be feminists. 

Have a great night!
-Em

Sorry, I really don’t agree

Even the most awful of people can say they are feminists and you know what? Telling them they’re not doesn’t do anything. 

What DOES do something is taking responsibility for the trash in our community instead of acting like feminism is above all wrongs, which is essentially what the “they’re not real feminists” attitude is doing.

See the "No True Scotsman" fallacy.

See that would be great, except that feminist ideologies and pro-life ideologies stand opposed to each other. You cannot be one while being the other. You cannot believe in bodily autonomy and not believe in abortion. 

There are no pro-lifers in the feminist circle.

The whole premise of feminism is fighting for women’s rights and free choice is like the basic tenant. Fuckin fools.

A feminist is anyone who identifies as a feminist. No amount of saying "you're not a feminist" is going to stop them from calling themselves a feminist. Dismissing the problems with people who choose to identify with our movement is HARMFUL. Saying "you're not really a feminist" IS HARMFUL. No matter how much of a shitty ass feminist they are, they are still a part of the movement because they choose to be. Addressing the problem instead of sweeping it under the rug is the best way to go.
Anonymous

pro-choice-or-no-voice:

Oh man, so I should allow any ‘shitty ass feminist’ to tell me that I don’t deserve the basic right to my own BODY? Who the fuck are you? Go away. No feminist will every tell another human being they don’t deserve to control their own body, especially their own reproductive decision when women have been fighting for their reproductive rights for generations. 

Pro-lifers are not feminist and feminists are not pro-life. Go educate yourself. 
-Em

If you’re perpetuating and advocating the oppression of people, you’re not a feminist. Deal with it.

regalasfuck:

thebriskconvergence:

Amazing.

Lifted from:

hbcreative:

#FERGUSON

     I won’t soon forget the events that took place in #ferguson…will you?

powerful

disabledgirlism:

it’s pretty common for people discussing rape culture within feminist discourse to conveniently leave out disabled girls, but this is just a casual reminder that disabled women are far more likely to be sexually assaulted, abused or raped than able-bodied women. on top of that, 50% of deaf girls and 54% of deaf boys have been sexually abused or assaulted. so please stop leaving us out of your discussion about rape culture.

sailorbethany:

black—lamb:

african-pyrite:

postracialcomments:

postracialcomments:

Apparently this young girl was pushed off the slide at her school by another classmate

Warning: GRAPHIC PICTURE

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — An Arlington Elementary student was injured on the school’s playground on Tuesday and her mother filed a police report on Thursday, according to Pascagoula Police Department Lt. Jim Roe. 

"The mother alleges another child kicked her child on the slide," Roe said. "Right now, there’s no indication something criminal took place. I have spoken with school security and an assistant superintendent is investigating the matter."

Roe identified the mother as Lacey Harris and the student has been identified on social media sites as AvaLynn. There is a Justice For AvaLynn Facebook page created as well as a gofundme.com account that is raising money to help pay for her medical bills. It indicates about $1,000 has been raised in one day.

The Pascagoula School District issued the following statement about the incident:

"A student was injured while playing on the playground at Arlington Elementary School Tuesday afternoon.   School officials responded to the situation.  The parent was contacted and the student received medical treatment. No other children were involved in the incident. The Pascagoula School District remains committed to the safety of all its students."

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this is so fucked up how they’re not taking an active role in finding out who was. We live in a society where we tachl kids how not to be victimized instead of teaching kids not to bully. The “keep your hands, feet, and other objects to yourself” rule clearly isn’t cutting it.

not even surprised..especially for Mississippi…