You got my back?
People that defended Gwyneth for tweeting the n-word: The Dream, Nas, Russell Simmons People that defended Erykah after she and her sister were exploited: …………… Good job, patriarchy. I needed to edit this and come back to emphasize. They went out of their way to defend this white woman’s “right” to call us a pejorative. But none of them (nor...
Lil Kim is the next MJ
Ok, I’m trying to form this in recognition that it is based on a pool of errant thoughts I have had for some time, but never quite molded into a fully fleshed out coherent stream. Wait, first lemme say fuck you to a lot of you. I’ve seen the pic and I’m not appending it to this post because I’m just not playing the game of “oooh let’s look at the decline of...
Outside court Wednesday, a large group of supporters said they are holding...– NYC officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter
jerrymuffinbutt: If you’ve gained weight, it just means there’s more of you to smash the patriarchy with.
Anonymous asked: I follow you for the truth bombs... and because I just like getting posts from fellow black people on overwhelmingly white Tumblr
mrmoneda asked: "One thing you want to tell me:" I don't think I would have become as decent a person as I am without having known you.
Reblog if you want one of these in your askbox:
A compliment A story Why you follow me If you met me what would you do A cute message One thing you want to tell me One thing you want to know about me
Sir Mix-a-lot would be proud
Tumblr is so ass obsessed. lol
Be on the right side of this
I cannot express strongly enough how disturbed I am by the entire Erykah Badu/Flaming Lips debacle. Everything that led to it, the video itself and all of the resulting aftermath are all so viscerally exploitative that I physically ache for her. And whether or not you are a fan of her music, if you call yourself a person of feminist, anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-patriarchal identification, then...
Women to the Front: The Top 6 Reasons Why You... →
forgetpolitics: 1. Dan Savage hates trans people and uses transphobic slurs. “Children have a right to some stability and constancy from the adults in their lives. Perhaps I’m a transphobic bigot, but I honestly think waiting a measly 36 months to cut your dick is a sacrifice any father should be willing to make for his 15-year-old son. Call me old-fashioned. Unfortunately, your ex wasn’t...
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
This song feels like Summer to me. If anybody...
Why I'm Still a Feminist
There seems to be a growing cadre of young women that are turning away from feminism. And certainly there is a mass force of alleged feminists that are making many of us feel further disenfranchised and marginalized. There is definitely a reluctance in many so-called feminists to detach from their privilege. Be it white privilege, class privilege, heterosexist, cis gendered or other. Still it...
One of the things I find very interesting in our current debates is this concept...– Elaine Bernard, Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program @ Harvard Law School, as spoken in The Corporation