Hey! I go to UChicago, where I'm majoring in Gender and Sexuality Studies and maybe possibly Public Policy? 20. She/Her/Her pronouns. Queer. I usually call myself a lesbian but have a lot of feelz/ambivalence about the term that I can explain to you at length if you care (Hint: it relates to the gender binary). ENFP. I have race, class, able-bodied, thin, neurotypical, and cis (probably??) privilege. I really like Nutella. I blog a combination of social justice stuff, funny gifs and textposts, cool artsy stuff, pictures of people I personally think are hot, melodramatic angsty posts about my life, random miscellaneous shit, and half-coherent drunk posts about wanting to get laid that I inevitably delete in the morning. I'm less embarrassed by my dragon collection then I pretend to be. I try to properly tag anything that might be triggering, but definitely call me out if I miss anything or reblog/post anything that's problematic or gross in any way!


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Anonymous said: do u support kurdistan?

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Sep 2, 2014
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fabulousfati said: Thank you for the follow! ^_^

You’re welcome! Thank ~you~ for the follow! ^__^


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To uproot antiblackness would be to uproot modern society… but I’m sleep…

jcoleknowsbest:

To uproot antiblackness would be to uproot modern society… but I’m sleep…

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I want to let people know about this app, especially for those people who suffer from social anxiety where telephone communications might be triggering or uncomfortable.

It’s called “TalkTo” and is available for iOs devices for FREE here and is also available in Google Play for Android devices! Essentially, it allows you to ask businesses questions by sending a text message instead of calling. For businesses that aren’t set up to answer a text message or an email (it will try to send it either way) a TalkTo agent will make the call FOR you, and then will text you back with the company’s response.

I have used this app to make reservations, check for stock, check store hours, and more. Certain businesses will have a higher response time than others but if you ask ahead of time then you won’t have a problem. I sent a restaurant a question this afternoon (see picture) and i had a response within 15 minutes. 

Give it a try!

OH MY FUCKING GOD THIS IS MEANT FOR ME

WHAT!!! WHAT

For our folks with anxiety (like yours truly)

Lool I’ve been using since day 1. It is great

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Racial hierarchy is not a binary in which all whites occupy the lead boat and all people of color occupy the one left behind. Instead, it’s a ladder, with groups occupying different rungs of political, economic and cultural power. The gaps between rungs can seem minor—a few cents on the dollar at work, a few blocks’ difference in where you’re able to live—but to those who are affected by them, they don’t feel like being in the same boat. And blacks often find themselves on the bottom rung.

This is not to say that there isn’t plenty of discrimination directed against Asians, Arabs, Latinos and Native people. But studies revealing the depth of anti-black bias abound—basically, people would prefer almost anyone other than blacks as neighbors and employees. Racist ideology relies on maintaining hierarchies, and these hierarchies play out in our own political spaces, too—even when we intend the opposite; even when we think we’ll be immune because we’re people of color ourselves. Groups that can deal with the notion of racial hierarchy, even as it applies among and between people of color, are most likely to have significant black participation too.

— Rinku Sen, "As People of Color, We’re Not All in the Same Boat" (via ethiopienne)


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White People: The Middle East is so barbaric. They’ll cut off a person’s hand just for stealing!

White People when an unarmed black kid is murdered by police in America: Yeah, but he shoplifted some cigarillos, so…

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Killed by the NYPD, from Amadou Diallo to Eric Garner »

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Feb. 4, 1999 - Amadou Diallo, 23 - Bronx
May 25, 1999 - Rodney Mason, 38 - Queens
May 26, 1999 - Dante Johnson, 16 - Bronx
Jun. 28, 1999 - Renato Mercado, 63 - Manhattan
Jul. 24, 1999 - Delano Maloney, 32 - Brooklyn
Aug. 5, 1999 - Jatrek Hewitt, 17 - Staten Island
Aug. 9, 1999 -…


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slayboybunny:

y’all haters of the word ‘yall” need to cut it out cuz y’all is actually the perfect blend of casualness and gender neutrality when referring to a group of ppl and i will be liberated in everything y’all stands for whether y’all like it or not

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beemill:

Massachusetts State Police Issue Apology for “Racial Profiling Saves Lives” Bumper Sticker, But Not Before Lying About It

Massachusetts State Police issued an apology Monday for a bumper sticker on one of their police cruisers that read: “Racial Profiling Saves Lives,” but not before lying about it.

Boston resident Chris Kantos, was walking Sunday morning and came across on official police cruiser, number 1183, and noticed an odd bumper sticker on it.

Kantos tweeted this image out immediately.

Instead of apologizing immediately, Boston PD removed the sticker and published a second image of the cruiser with no bumper sticker. Then accused Kantos of photoshopping the image.

“Why on earth would I photoshop something like that?” Kantos asked on Twitter.

read more: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/police-issue-apology-racial-profiling-saves-lives-bumper-sticker-lying/

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