Blogging against cultural appropriation and various social justice isssues.
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Oh, probably because my culture was destroyed via genocide in “Boarding Schools” like this one in Pennsylvania:
You know, where my grandmothers and grandfathers were tortured until they forgot their native language and practices and learned to worship European culture.
But yes, please tell me more about how I should have my own culture. Care to give it back?
Oh wait, nevermind.
my mom has been a cop for over 20 years and she is the one who constantly warns me about police aggression and young male cops and told me that if you’re ever alone on a rural road and a cop throws their lights on to put on your four ways and drive to the next gas station before stopping because so many cops are scum and it’s not worth the chance of getting hurt. the fact that SHE feels the need to tell me this shit scares me to death
One thing I learned from Mandela & his life is that fighting for equality and freedom isn’t an easy road. You won’t always be liked, you will face strong opposition, but you should never, NEVER give up.
Rest In Power, Madiba. You will never be forgotten. Your words, your work, and your spirit lives on in the hearts and minds you touched.
a white person with dreadlocks probably (via rudemaid)
Being Queer doesn’t excuse colonialism
Being Gay doesn’t excuse sexism
Being Trans* doesn’t excuse racism
Being a feminist doesn’t excuse anti-sex worker descrimination
Not recognizing intersectionality in struggle (or refusing to recognize it outright) isn’t excuseable
jennifer fucking lawrence doesn’t think that bisexual women can have sex with men or have kids, and then referred to bisexuality as a “lesbian phase”
but she said that she likes food! shes so quirky and relatable you cant criticize her! she makes funny faces sometimes! did i mention she likes food!
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lana del rey didn’t win that award for her album bc maybe it has a little glamorizing of pedophilia with Lolita