My white boyfriend...
…gets excited and fists pumps to Billy Idol’s Rebel Yell. …air drums to any and every song while driving. List is not exhaustive. I’ll continue to add to it.
In far too many states, those who have been forced into commercial sex are the...– - What Anti-Trafficking Can Learn From Sex Workers: The Dynamics of Choice, Circumstance and Coercion (via dontsellbodies) Everyone please research the organization GEMS: Girls Education & Mentoring Services. From their website: “Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only...
For Women in Street Stops, Deeper Humiliation →
harmreduction: Male officers are permitted to frisk a woman if they reasonably suspect that she may be armed with a dangerous weapon that could be used to harm them. A frisk can escalate into a field search if officers feel a suspicious bulge while patting down the woman’s outer layer of clothing or the outline of her purse. Last year, New York City police officers stopped 46,784 women,...
Son of Baldwin: Young Black Gay Men Wanted as... →
sonofbaldwin: Young Black Gay Men Wanted as Extras in a new Documentary Film on Black Gay Men and Depression – Directed by Stanley Bennett Clay Sunday, Aug 12, at 1:30 pm at MC3 Studios, located at 154 West 127th street, between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd and Lenox Ave - young Black gay men who…
notime4yourshit: Dominique Dawes and Laura Okmin discuss Gabby Douglas’ momentous individual all-around gold medal. “Us gymnasts are usually so composed,” Dawes said, choking back tears in an interview with FOX Sports. “I am so thrilled for Gabby … I’m so thrilled to change my website and take down the fact that I was the only African American with a gold medal.”
Own your shit
It really saddens me to see people so unapologetic in their homophobia. But it angers me when those same folks are cowards and wanna act like I don’t know what homophobia looks like.
In pop culture, girls who crush hopelessly on guys they can’t have are painted...– Lamenting the Friendzone, or: The Nice Guy Approach to Perpetuating Sexist Bullshit (via waschbar) This puts me in mind of that total winner of a guy who got dumped by his girlfriend and then proceeded to stand on the subway with a sign about it getting random strangers’ support to “win” her...