I am a lesbian woman of Color whose children eat regularly because I work in a...– Audre Lorde, “The Uses of Anger,” Sister Outsider, p. 123 (via afrolez)
Getting Free & Staying Free →
crunkfeministcollective: It might seem a bit cliché for an English professor to be all like “Beloved is one of my favorite novels,” but it’s the truth. I love that book with a fiery burning passion. It’s one of those texts that I can always go back to and that never gets old. I can open any page and be moved, or laugh (yeah, there are some jokes in Beloved), or marvel at Morrison’s wondrous...
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in...– Deepak Chopra (via heyfranhey)
Sometimes you can only do the bare minimum and...
half on a crashpad
i was THIS close to getting a crashpad membership. then i realized that was a little too much to pay for ‘you know what’. who wants to go in on a group rate? paypal + being broke = cheap porn
southerncharmm: I just want sex and attention and cake
drexthexcameoxlover: had a convo with a girl i work with about our love for tumblr. she told me we should “soo follow each other!” I declined by saying, “no thanks I’m good.” :)
slay-z: i just wanna live in a big house with other Black people who like to cook and eat and have deep ass conversations that are laced with aint-shitness and hip hop and cuddling.
Shawty Got Skillz: “On Her Hustle” Interview... →
coloredgirlshustle: “On Her Hustle” is a monthly series of interviews with women of color artists, entrepreneurs, healers and activists who hustle hard for our communities. Colored Girls Hustle uses this series to amplify the work, talent, and passions of other women and girls of…
If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it– Zora Neale Hurston (via dreamhampton1)
[TW]NY Post Denied Press Pass to GLAAD Awards... →
transqueery: The NY Post applied for a press pass to the GLAAD Media Awards but was denied because of its history of anti-trans coverage, GLAAD reports: GLAAD was founded in 1985 to challenge The New York Post’s blatantly anti-gay coverage of the HIV/AIDS crisis. More than 27 years later, the paper continues to defame the LGBT community with its sensational framing of transgender stories and...
what it means to be Deaf in Somalia →
deafmuslimpunx: an excerpt: Today, there are millions of deaf people in developing countries that do not have access to education. In Somalia, deaf children are left neglected. They do not go to school. How would a deaf child feel when his siblings are going to school but he is left playing on the ground? Lonely. This is the real experience of deaf children in Somalia. Let me share with you...
If we actually started calling bullying what it is and address it as racism,...– Amanda Levitt at Fat Body Politics(October 5th, 2012) Words are important. When you can’t name something that has an affect on you, then it will always have power over you. (via bakethatlinguist) hmmm (via a-tropical-elf)
bookishboi: Lol @ the look of dismay on people’s faces when they realize they’ve been fooled by your white voice on the phone.