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proud mama, writer, & bad girl por vida.

"A racist woman is not a feminist; she doesn’t care about helping women, just the women who look like her and can buy the same things she can.

A transphobic woman is not a feminist; she is overly concerned with policing the bodies and expressions of others.

A woman against reproductive rights — to use bell hook’s own example, and an issue close to your heart — is not a feminist; she prioritizes her dogma or her disgust over the bodies of others.

An ableist woman is not a feminist; she holds some Platonic ideal of what a physically or mentally “whole” person should be and tries to force the world to fit inside it."

http://disciplesofmalcolm.tumblr.com/post/96133114326

maarnayeri:

Remember during the Bush era when liberals were huge anti-war activists and demonized Bush for destabilizing Iraq and invading Afghanistan, whereas Republicans didn’t bat an eye to the piling bodies and minimal progress in these regions? Now that Obama’s president, conservatives…

I been outta the country too long, need Nicki back in my life.

I been outta the country too long, need Nicki back in my life.

(Source: eliaes, via clickbreatheclick)

white girls/white passing “POC” amuse the shit outta me. get off the interwebz & be in solidarity with women of color in real struggle, like IRL.

luv of my life.

luv of my life.

First week of Kindergarten is over… Party time.

First week of Kindergarten is over… Party time.

Back in the USA & nothing feels the same except my lover’s warmth & my daughter’s laughter filling me with hope.

Philippines exposure trip with GABRIELA so far.

"People of color, women, and gays — who now have greater access to the centers of influence that ever before — are under pressure to be well-behaved when talking about their struggles. There is an expectation that we can talk about sins but no one must be identified as a sinner: newspapers love to describe words or deeds as “racially charged” even in those cases when it would be more honest to say “racist”; we agree that there is rampant misogyny, but misogynists are nowhere to be found; homophobia is a problem but no one is homophobic. One cumulative effect of this policed language is that when someone dares to point out something as obvious as white privilege, it is seen as unduly provocative. Marginalized voices in America have fewer and fewer avenues to speak plainly about what they suffer; the effect of this enforced civility is that those voices are falsified or blocked entirely from the discourse."
- Teju Cole (via newwavefeminism)

(Source: thoughtcatalog.com, via ahuacatlheart)