Feminists have long argued that sexual assault is about power and not sex – it’s...– Is the US the only country where more men are raped than women?
The phrase “Magical Negro” refers to the phenomenon in which a white character...– The Magic of India (for White People) » Sociological Images
In order to understand the cycle of domestic violence, it’s important to turn...– The Soapbox: Facts About Rihanna And Other Abused Women
JayWalljasper:What are a few of the most beloved commons in your life...– Goodbye Overconsumption: Why the Commons Can Save Us From Drowning in Too Much Stuff | Environment | AlterNet
My partner and I often try with our kids to make things not mean, to empty the...– Indigenous Peoples, Colonialism and Ballet-Slipper Socks: Telling Stories and Storytelling « Fedcan Blog
Tattoos and piercings are good; nose jobs and boob jobs are bad. Arthouse films...– Greta Christina’s Blog: The Amazing Mechanical Leftie: Reflexive Thinking in Alt Culture
One of the central tropes of religion is that being a religious person makes you...– Tantric Orgasms and Sacred Sex: New Age Spirituality in the Sex Community | Greta Christina’s Blog
We cannot afford for sex to be sacred. Sacred things sit on altars to be...– Why Sex Is Not Spiritual - San Francisco Arts - The Exhibitionist
I think sometimes being anti-fashion leads to a false notion that we can be in...– Dress to Kill, Fight to Win | LTTR
ART FORMED BY CARVING BOOKS WITH SURGICAL TOOLS
How amazing is this work by Brian Dettmer?
Queer Sisters Keep Saving Me: The Brilliantly...
Amen. “I am the first to say that heterosexual people especially women owe a tremendous debt to the LGBTQ struggle for some of the sexual freedoms we enjoy. Ironic as it may seem, the boundaries queer people bend and bust at the risk of their own lives in many ways expand our heteronormative privilege. Their radical decision to be simply who they are makes it much safer for the rest of us to...
What settler colonialism does is that it sets a ceiling on what the future can...– Andrea Smith plenary talk at Critical Ethnic Studies and the Future of Genocide, Thursday, March 10, 2011 (via zombifuntime)
Derrick Jensen: Civilization & Decolonization
“Decolonization is the process of breaking your identity with and loyalty to this culture—industrial capitalism, and more broadly civilization—and remembering your identification with and loyalty to the real physical world, including the land where you live. It means re- examining premises and stories the dominant culture handed down to you. It means seeing the harm the dominant culture does...
Diane Revoluta: Official Complaint to New Zealand... →
dianerevoluta: Feel free to pop your name at the bottom, change any bits you don’t like and then send this on to the New Zealand Herald using this form. If you consider its response ‘unsatisfactory’, you can lodge an official complaint with the Press Council. Complain away! RE: Complaint regarding…
Reading the Maps: Lazy Maoris and idle words →
Brilliant response, love this: “I enjoy Waitangi Day, and think it a fine expression of our nation’s character and values. New Zealand is a country founded by dodgy property speculators from some of England’s second-rate public schools on land seized from Maori by Celtic and Yorkshire soldier-settlers who were pushed out of their own whenua by enclosures and poverty, and who soon...
"I’m The Asian Morrissey" Neil Kulkarni's Eastern...
”What do you do when you don’t know how to not be haunted? When you yourself feel like an apparition of a soul containing a hologram of a heart, too broken by now to ever hum whole again. When those ghosts so whispishly and wordily wended around. have stalked next to you your whole life, have made your insides judder and clatter at every step, lurk round every corner, every street...
The Very Best Hat for a Breast-Feeding Baby
A boob beanie for the lovers and the haters!