Whether that be cropping out his image from pictures, ignoring his general awesomeness, or just disregarding him entirely because of his blackness, I seriously will NOT stand for it.
I will support this man. I will defend his right to be in the pictures that he’s actually in! And I will call out you nasty motherfuckers who insist upon erasing him. Not on my watch.
Happy 23rd Birthday, Dylan O’Brien! (August 26th, 1991)
What fucks me up about the Darren Wilson fundraiser is that he hasn’t been charged with a crime. He doesn’t have to hire a lawyer. He’s on paid leave, so he’s not losing wages. This is not covering his expenses, because he…
Michael Brown is laid to rest.
My heart is aching..
Let us be vividly clear about this.
What the New York Times did to Michael Brown today was not merely slander. It wasn’t a case of a lack of journalistic integrity.
Highlighting that a black teenager was “no angel” on the day he is being laid to rest after being hunted and…
if you stare at me in public my self esteem will drop 100%
We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, ‘You can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise you will threaten the man.’ Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Now marriage can be a source of joy and love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage and we don’t teach boys the same? We raise girls to see each other as competitors – not for jobs or for accomplishments, which I think can be a good thing, but for the attention of men. We teach girls that they cannot be sexual beings in the way that boys are.