There’s a huge difference between harassing a woman and trying to start a...– Catcalling Is a Problem: How to Talk to a Woman Without Being Rude, Creepy or Scary (via splatterdick)
It's not possible to be socially liberal and...
dionthesocialist: If you’re “fiscally conservative” then you’re actively voting for candidates and supporting legislation that contributes to the systematic oppression of poor people, minorities, women, and immigrants. I’m sorry, but supporting equal marriage rights alone does NOT make you “socially liberal.”
Being “anti-PC” is not sticking it to the Man, it’s sticking it to all the...– Baby-stepping away from racism: A guide for white people (via fangirlmarena)
White people default and refer to hip hop videos, Latino telenovelas, &...– Confessions of A Former SlutWalker: After a lot of time and consideration, I’ve decided to leave SlutWalk (via sexxxisbeautiful)
Long Island Couple Seeks Trademark For "Occupy... →
occupywallstreet: Citing the potential of “Occupy Wall Street” to become a “global brand,” a Long Island couple has filed to trademark the name of the amorphous organization responsible for the protests and encampments in lower Manhattan and other U.S. cities, The Smoking Gun has learned. In a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) application, Robert and Diane Maresca are seeking to...
The point being: if you miss a few home payments, you have a very high...– Wall Street Isn’t Winning It’s Cheating | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone (via robot-heart-politics)
More than 50 books by Queer People of Color →
nuestrahermana: Check out that link! QPOC Lit for the win.
It takes great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and...– Oscar Wilde (via cultureofresistance)
Self Harm Alternatives →
clearlyconfusedchild: Details ways to match urges to alternative activities.
How to Occupy Your Time →
Thus, while sending well-wishes, food, and sleeping blankets are all helpful, I think it also incumbent upon us to also do what we can to plant some seeds, whose growth potential in the rich soil of those who are braving the coming cold and police push back (which I feel sadly inevitable) is assured. What if, I asked myself, the library/bookstore/book stall set up in Zuccotti Park made a reading...
I'm glad everyone likes our poster campaign :)
saucy-sarah: There’s more: Students Teaching About Racism in Society is a Student Org at Ohio University. I’m the President, any questions… MESSAGE ME! :)
Black and Third World people are expected to educate white people as to our...– Audre Lorde
Sigrid Adameit, a former transportation guard at Willacy, told FRONTLINE that...– How Much Sexual Abuse Gets “Lost in Detention”? | Lost in Detention | FRONTLINE | PBS
Only compassion for our own and others suffering can make us come out of the...– @dzigarkongtrul (via Twitter)
Resources for Male Survivors
letstalkaboutrape: I posted last week asking people if they knew of some good resources for male victims of sexual assault. Here is the list people came up with: www.malesurvivor.org www.violenceunsilenced.com www.rainn.org www.pandys.org www.1in6.org www.soulspeakout.org Thanks everyone!
What you don't see in the U.S. history books: POC...
angrybrownbaby: I ran across this and found it interesting (though I knew a good portion of the history since I remember learning about this as a kid in Mexico). I think the title should say Mexican and Black American Solidarity, though. As per usual, I will mention that Black people and Mexicans are not mutually exclusive. History of Mexican-Black solidarity Published Apr 29, 2007 6:35 PM ...
Gadhafi is dead. →