i want the “steve rogers is bi” movement to become so strong that people who arent in on it begin to question it. they’ll be like “he isn’t canonically bi… is he?” but they’ll never find a real answer bc so many people will be like “no. he is. he definitely is” and everyone will be confused and then his bisexuality will get written into movies
Vote Now- Get Trans Lives Matter on PBS
My short Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles is in the running to air on PBS.
Official Selection of PBS Reel 13’s weekly short film contest, dedicated to the best in short film. October 2014 is “AFROPUNK Month.” Voting begins Now & continues through Wednesday, October 22nd at 5pm NYC time. Vote more than once.
Get my work on PBS as part of Reel 13 on Channel Thirteen.
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Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles.
A powerful and intensely moving document of a community vigil for Islan Nettles a transgender Womyn of Color. Because the brutal and increasing attacks on Trans Womyn of Color are outrageous their oppression causes outrage. Because healing and action tighten our fists and boom our voices. -supported by Ciy Lore & Bronx Documentary Center (BDC)
You know the thing about a SpongeBob, he’s got…lifeless eyes, blue eyes, like a doll’s eyes. When he comes at ya, doesn’t seem to be livin’. Until he bites ya and those blue eyes roll over white. And then, ah then you hear that terrible high pitch screamin’ and the ocean turns red and spite of all the poundin’ and the hollerin’ he comes in and rips you to pieces. Fortunately you used his body to clean up all the blood.
Papa bear Rick will do anything to protect his kids. Including burying them alive? Probably.
Last Night in Ferguson (10.21.14): A state senator was arrested (and mama may have been legally packing), one of the lead organizers, nettaaaaaaaa, was roughed up by police, and one of the main sources of footage/live feeds, Rebel Z, was detained in what seems to have been an intimidation and straight up harassment tactic. The police are out of control, and it’s only getting worse. If you think this is over, you need to look again. #staywoke #farfromover
Ferguson is still happening. Are you still paying attention?
Frances E. Kendall, Understanding White Privilege
White supremacy doesn’t regard non-white languages as real languages, it regards them as deviant forms of communication reduced to broad ethnic strokes (“Indian”, “Asian”, “African”) that is unacceptable because it is seen as an affront to white/euro hegemony.
if anybody asks me why i hate men, i’m just gonna redirect them to this post.
it’s pretty fucking obvious that men only want to invest in breast cancer research to further degrade, objectify, and jerk off to body parts they already feel 100% entitled to. that’s what is at stake for them.
what about the women whose “tatas” weren’t saved? how must they feel being surrounded by awareness ads that focus more on keeping women’s sexy-sexy-titties-to-continue-titillating-the-males than saving real life human beings and helping survivors?
If anyone’s wondering, those posts came from here. It’s a forum for breast cancer support. Give it a read, and you’ll see how many women are outright abandoned by their husbands, sometimes after being married for decades, because their “tatas” couldn’t be saved.
This culture of “save the tatas” even goes as far as the doctor’s offices themselves. Most doctors request that the husband be present during surgical consultations, as though he has an equal say in the patient-professional discussion.
If the woman is single, as was my case, doctors have actually recommended postponing surgery until she finds a relationship, because “it could be nearly impossible to find someone who accepts it [your unnatural tatas] in years to come”.
I’m 15 months post-mastectomy, and the date I had this past week was the first time since then that a guy hadn’t reacted negatively to my scars. The relief was so overwhelming that I was fighting back tears. When I told him —essentially warning him that my body wasn’t what he must be expecting — I felt so guilty; it seemed to have the same weight and shame as telling someone I had some sort of an incurable STI or a felony record.
I shouldn’t have felt that way. I should not be ashamed of choosing to live.
Thank you for your important commentary! I hope you find someone who can love you for who you are and admire your strength as a survivor.
holy shit this just makes me so immensely disgusted and i actually feel sick to the core??? just. holy shit.
These surgeries save women’s lives. Your wife/family member/girlfriend etc. could die horrifically by not getting this surgery, yet you care about bewbs. My neighbor had to get BC surgery and had inserts put in after, but they’ve caused her so many problems. Pain, inflammation, scars and pieces not in the right places, all because she knew people would shame her for not having them.
I myself have a (benign) cyst in one of my breasts that I’m terrified will turn into something cancerous. I’m hoping that who I’m with will understand if that happens (I think I can safely assume yes). A significant other who won’t even look at you after a life saving surgery is grounds for break-up/divorce.
A life saving surgery should not be seen as a “blow to all men everywhere” as was said when Angelina Jolie was to get surgery.
Shipping hurts, blogging can help.
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