So if you – the oppressed – hurt someone’s feelings, you’re just like the...– » The Revolution Will Not Be Polite: The Issue of Nice versus Good Social Justice League (via mmmajestic) (via youngbadmanbrown)
Free Binder Program for those 21-
fuckyeahftms: “In A Bind” is an excellent option for those who are under 21 and either have financial need or unsupportive parents they live with. I’m about to donate mine there. If you have one handy you should send it to them, and if you need one, submit a requeset. http://www.inabind.transactiveonline.org/give.php
life in the radical lane: I think the part of... →
spbell: mattachinereview: is the party line of: “we found this person saying/doing a problematic thing(s) and now no one is allowed to like anything that they have ever said or done, because this happened, and now everyone’s previous experiences with this person’s work are invalid…
Announcing the December Project: Surviving the... →
I wanted to announce what we’re calling THE DECEMBER PROJECT, a reachout by Dylan Scholinski, Mara Keisling, Jennifer Finney Boylan, and Helen Boyd to raise the spirits of people in the trans community during what can be a difficult time of year. We are trans activists, homebodies, authors, parents, spouses, artists, and teachers, including a trans man, two trans women, and a loving spouse....
It is okay to not initially understand why...
a star made of elves. or an elf made of stars:... →
realestniggacailou: that your life is awesome that you are rich that you are happy that you are perfect and/or flawless that you are pretty that you are abled bodied, cis, straight, or male nothing bad every happened to you ever that a black/POC has never done some fucked up shit to…
Do not tolerate, from yourself or others, jokes that make fun of anyone for...– The dean of my law school who is a fucking BAMF (via american-idolatry)
Simply put: you do not get to build a magazine around making women feel...– Real Quick: Glamour is shocked. I mean eviscerated. I mean shocked. « Two Whole Cakes (via grrrlstudies)
purplegoesbothways: Trans people’s chosen names are their real names. That is it. End of discussion.
Believing that all bodies are attractive does not...
radicallane: queenofadodi: pnkpanther65: marysquattins: It means that you believe that every body is capable of being found attractive by someone. thank you fucking. this. a lot of so-called “radical” folks on tumblr can learn from this. YES.
lesbianlegbreaker: hidden-agender: transclothesexchange: The Tumblr Transgender Clothing Exchange aims to give the tumblr trans* community easier access to gender-affirming clothing through an open and free forum for them to sell, buy, trade, and give away clothing items to other members of tumblr.com (revised 11/11/12) SIGNAL BOOST THIS!!! SIGNAL BOOST SIGNAL BOOST SIGNAL BOOST!
If you aren't supporting trans women's...
snatching-fedoras: Reproductive rights is not only about cis women having access to abortion and birth control. It’s about trans women not being required to be sterilized in order to have legal gender recognition, too.
TW: Child abuse, assault Children should remain silent, and they are ‘good’...– Children Talk But No One Listens – this ain’t livin’ (via unsungtale) s.e.smith/meloukhia is a dear friend of mine, who is also made of everything that is amazing in the world. People, read this and pay attention. (via ouyangdan)
If you choose not to participate in the trend of wearing risqué costumes, more...– Trick-or-Treat? The Problem With Halloween (via stfusexists)
faineemae: If your feminism doesn’t support the idea that a woman* can choose to wear whatever she wants, from a burqa to a bikini, then you’re doing it wrong.
Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the...– Elie Wiesel (via newwavefeminism)
Think women have achieved equality? Think again. →
sheresists: We Can’t Be Equal While: Gender Roles Men are the default and women are the Other (and therefore lesser). Being called “girly” or a “sissy” or “pussy” are some of the worst insults you can give a man. When a woman shows confidence in herself, she is said to “have balls”, or conversely she is a “man-eater”, “ball-buster”, or a “bitch” because she was “too” assertive. Men are beat...
We let Willow cut her hair. When you have a little girl, it’s like how can you...– Will Smith in Parade Magazine on Willow’s hair (via fuckyeahfeminists)
While there are numerous examples of how economic, educational, and governmental...– Michael K. Brown et. al, Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society (via wretchedoftheearth)
We need to acknowledge that we cannot know what it’s like to be an oppressed...– White Feminists: It’s Time to Put Up or Shut Up on Race (via fromonesurvivortoanother)