whatfreshheckisthis asked: Yo, I just want to say I appreciate that last post about yourself. It's easy for people to convince themselves that they need to live in specific places in order to be cultured or relevant when there are other folks fighting to make the best of what they have elsewhere. We don't hear enough about the latter experience.
For young white people, Oakland is a cool place to live. Berkeley is not. I’ve...– Savannah Kilner, ‘Is ‘The Bay’ an Island? How Fetishizing The Bay Area Hurts Our Movements and Communities—A Conversation Starter!’ (via derikrose) Mills College alum speaking truth (via darkcloudtherainbowwarrior) I love Mills. (via lleno-de-tierra) Wow…this is a great essay, and...
viabicycle: My favorite new years’ resolution I... →
viabicycle: My favorite new years’ resolution I made this year (I think only, actually) was to make my language more inclusive. Good goal. I am trying not to: - Address a group of two or more people as “guys”. This is an interesting one bc in the dictionary the first definition is that guy is informal man,… Yeah! I’m also trying not to address groups as “guys”…I...
FACT: Lesbians cannot ride shotgun in a car, only...
So according to those “what to do if you get kidnapped” e-mail forwards, I will be punching out your tail-light, after inhaling all the air from your spare tire.
FACT: Body glitter IS the queer agenda.
I love how half of these facts somehow incorporate glitter.
73 x 5 Sunrises: In honor of International Women's... →
gods-save-anonymous: I want all of you to pledge to do the following things for the rest of the year, and the rest of your life: Treat all women with respect (this includes women of color, for all you racists out there) Do not victim blame Do not make rape jokes Do not be a “nice guy” Do not rape anyone
Me: Caffiene doesn’t make me anxious! Nope! It improves my mood! Makes me happy! Scratch that, it makes me anxious, and pretty badly at that. Mierda.
cloudywithachanceofdaleks: I hope Rick Santorum gets beaten while playing a children’s card game I hope Rick Santorum starts playing War with a 6-year-old and the game goes on forever.
Letting Apple Off the Hook for Labor Abuses →
“Blaming consumers for not knowing what media have barely covered.”
Bullying and internalized victim-blaming
Note: Okay, I meant to post this in October, but better late than never? “The whole world is a fire pit. With what state of mind can you avoid being burned?” —Kao Feng Apparently October is anti-bullying awareness month? I felt like I had something to say on the topic. I was bullied as a child, a teen, and an adult. This has been my basic experience: 1. Someone bullies me....
I hope Rick Santorum’s toast falls on the floor butter-side down; he thinks he may be able to salvage it but there are already hairs in the butter.