ihopericksantorum: ihopericksantorum: “We know the candidate Barack Obama what he was like, the anti-war goverment nigg—the uh—…” Wow. For those of you denying that he said “n_gger,” please wake up and face reality. He has a history of saying racially provocative things. Rick Santorum is a bigot, this gaffe only further proves it. He didn’t say “negative” or “negligence” so cut the crap....
do you know when you want it? | the dirty normal →
Really excellent article explaining different sexual dynamics; “spontaneous desire” versus “responsive desire”, and the kind of problems that can arise. I definitely lean more towards the latter, at least since I hit my mid-twenties. I’ve dated people one both sides of the spectrum, and it can be kind of rough to navigate. There’s some decent tips on what to do...
Internal Papers Show Anti-Gay Marriage Group... →
Also, my apartment is haunted. FUCK. WHY DO THE GHOSTS ALWAYS WAIT UNTIL I’M HOME ALONE?
I am having one of those weeks that is filled with...
I blame the weather. Also, this stupid toothache.
Because if we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when...– Emmett Till: Faulkner Calls Lynching Test Of Man’s Survival WILLIAM FAULKNER / Chicago Defender p.3 24sep1955 William Faulkner on Emmett Till, 60 years ago. (via skybarn)
It is incredibly unfair for you to impose yourselves on a village where you are...– To Hell with Good Intentions by Ivan Illich (Written in 1968, still very relevant. Directly related to my last post.)
Let us begin our activism right here: with the money-driven villainy at the...– The White Savior Industrial Complex - Teju Cole - International - The Atlantic This is a call to action that I can get behind: “Think before you rush in on your big white horse.” Excellent, excellent article.
Review of “How the Irish Became White” « The End... →
adailyriot: “It is a curious fact,” wrote John Finch, an English Owenite who traveled the United States in 1843, “that the democratic party, and particularly the poorer class of Irish immigrants in America, are greater enemies to the negro population, and greater advocates for the continuance of negro slavery, than any portion of the population in the free States.” How did the Irish become...
Grey Gendernaut: Things parents forget to tell... →
cctcd: Bodies are hairy. No matter the gender, your face will have hair and that is more than okay. Your butthole is going to have some hair too. And maybe your nipples. And your tummy. And where ever else. Stretch marks. Those are a thing. Everyone gets ‘em. If you don’t, you probably don’t have skin. Vaginas smell. Every vagina has a scent. Don’t worry about it! (Unless something seems...
Our people are dying. How can I give a fuck about...
Well put. The other day, I heard about a seventeen year old undocumented gay boy, whose father kicked him out onto the streets when he came out. I’m not gonna give money to gay marriage campaigns. I’m gonna give money to places that are gonna make sure that kid gets food and shelter.
Few services for gay survivors of domestic abuse
glitterfarm: I really do appreciate love mail from interviewees, especially in this case. It’s so important to me to handle everyone’s story with care. At the end of the day, our stories are all we really have anyway, and I cherish each one someone shares with me. Read the story here.
E CONCHIS OMNIA: this is some white nonsense →
iconoclasticallyqueer: You’ve already lost the debate when you resort to tone trolling. Either the information is correct or it is not - the tone in which it is presented is immaterial. When you say something absurd like “blacks can be racist against whites”, expect to have your claim refuted in a rather firm, direct way. And if you want to discuss complex sociological ideas and at the same...
These are the axes: 1 Bodies are inherently valid 2 Remember death 3 ...– Mark Aguhar (via mmmajestic) (I wish I had known this person. They seemed incredible.)
What You Lose When You Sign That Organ-Donor Card... →
creature57: aclutteredmind: Here’s what I took away from the article: Although he doesn’t believe the brain dead feel pain, Dr. Truog has used two light anesthetics, high-dose fentanyl and sufentanil, which won’t harm organs, to quell high blood pressure or heart rate during harvesting operations. “If it were my family,” he said, “I’d request them.” Otherwise, I don’t see the problem. If...
southernfriedqueertour asked: when will you kiss all the baby otters of the world? WHEN???????
Illegal History: The Fight Continues in Arizona »... →
Wrote a thing about Arizona, whose politics never fail to inspire rage. This is a follow-up to a previous article about the ethnic studies ban in Tuscon, wherein a whole bunch of books (mostly by and about people of color) were forcibly removed from classrooms (where many of the students are, surprise, also POC). This article focuses on the responses to this bullshit, including the awesome...
A 13-Year-Old's Slavery Analogy Raises Some... →
See, whenever I hear people of my generation or older complaining about “kids these days”, I want to show them shit like this. Seriously, I hear people my age (26) complaining about how disconnected teenagers are from “the real world”. Which, what? Seriously, what? How many thirteen year olds have you met that are connected? I was dropping acid and mainlining X-Files...
Silver Goggles: Steampunk POC: Phil Powell (Mixed... →
Can we have a moment of appreciation for all dandys, high femmes, drag queens and kings? Hurray for people who glitterfy the world. (They said, while hunched over their laptop and dressed in a hoodie and sweatpants.)
I spend the entire morning muttering about death and dizziness and how I’m never going to drink again, and wondering about addictive personalities and tendencies to binge. It’s that kind of morning, where all my regrets are jostling me on the couch, taking up more than their fair share of space with pointed elbows and spread knees, wearing rank perfume of late nights soaked in whiskey...