queerstudiesoregonstate:

Queer & Trans People Arts and Activism: QS/WGSS 477-400. Winter 2015
Oregon State University Ecampus
DPD Credit. Queer Studies Minor Credit.

queerstudiesoregonstate:

Queer & Trans People Arts and Activism: QS/WGSS 477-400.
Winter 2015

Oregon State University Ecampus

DPD Credit. Queer Studies Minor Credit.

(via fuckyeahlgbtqblackpeople)

thetigerbeat:

British woman Harnaam Kaur started growing facial hair at 16 as a side effect of polycystic ovary syndrome. She tried waxing, shaving and bleaching before being baptised a Sikh, which forbids the cutting of body hair. Photograph: Brock Elbank/Barcroft Media

thetigerbeat:

British woman Harnaam Kaur started growing facial hair at 16 as a side effect of polycystic ovary syndrome. She tried waxing, shaving and bleaching before being baptised a Sikh, which forbids the cutting of body hair. Photograph: Brock Elbank/Barcroft Media

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socialjusticekoolaid:

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?

Tune into Z’s UStream tonight to watch developments live. 

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mysoulhasgrowndeep-liketherivers:

postracialcomments:

This picture reminded me of the picture in 1965

“Hog-spitting – not just spitting,” Tonja Bulley emphatically clarifies.

“He just hog-spit at my baby. He hog-spit. He took everything out of him and spit in my daughter’s face. She is a minor. That’s the absolute worst thing you can do, when you spit on another human being. She was just saying ‘No justice, no peace’ and he hog-spit (at) and then smacked my baby. At that time — there was no more being peaceful.”

Bulley and her daughter, Brandy were released from jail last night after being arrested by police outside the St. Louis Rams game the previous day after a violent clash with football fans.

As the Rams were completing an impressive 28-26 victory over the Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks, Tonja and Brandy were outside the stadium participating in a non-violent protest calling for justice for Mike Brown, and the immediate arrest of his killer, Darren Wilson.

Tonja, known affectionately to her friends as “Tiny,” continued:

“We were peacefully protesting. We were saying something that this big, tall White man did not like. He should’ve been locked up, and they did not lock him up. One slapped my daughter and another hit her with his fist. Another woman threw her drink on me – and I retaliated. I’m not coming out to fight, but I have the right to protect myself.”

Tiny would eventually get punched and knocked to the ground. “I got hit by a couple people. I have a mark behind my ear.” She was initially charged with two felonies for throwing punches after the initial altercation. No violent Rams fans were arrested.

She says the racial double-standards were apparent: “We had a right to protest without anybody interfering. When the White people protest, there are no problems. Nobody is spitting on them. When we try to do it, the media goes around and acts like we started (the fighting.) We did not start it. I peacefully protest every day in Ferguson, and it’s never a problem.”

In Ferguson, Tiny and Brandy have been protesting since Brown was killed in August, and have become unofficial members of the Lost Voices—a spirited and well-known group of young leaders who led Sunday’s protest.

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white people beat up a little black girl and mother and feminists are writing full articles about why being a basic bitch is a good thing

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captoring:

nephyria:

"asexuality is just the lack of a sex drive, or a really low one" uuhhh no. really, no. that is incorrect, you have been lied to, i’m sorry.

asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction to anyone. sex drive is your horny meter. you can still be horny and not be sexually attracted to people! similarly you can be sexually attracted to people and not be horny!! amaze

oh my god this actually clarifies so much thank you

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Brown girl, brown girl, turn your shit down. 
You know America don’t wanna hear your sound.

(Source: sunuh, via blackmagicalgirlmisandry)

While watching the Anaconda video with a white friend he mentioned "this is literally blackface. You do know this is what most white people stereotypically think black women are like, right?" How do you feel about that view? It kind of stuck with me

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

pumpkinthot:

whitepeoplesaidwhat:

I’m sorry but I’m gonna have to get on you for this one.

First off, look up what blackface is because you clearly don’t have that definition completely understood. How the hell black women gonna be blackface?? C’mon now.

And second, idk exactly how to explain this, but just because there’s a stereotype associated with a certain group that doesn’t mean that those in that group and forever prohibited from doing whatever that stereotype is. And just because white people will stigmatize a certain behavior be it true or made up in their pale imaginations, seriously fuck them, if i wanna do it then i’mma do it. And you shouldn’t get wrapped up in the thinking that I’m only doing it because its a stereotype, like damn sometimes black women like to shake they ass, bruh. Just because its a stereotype doesn’t mean black women can’t do it anymore because the only reason its stigmatized is because of white people and their pancake asses and limited world views. And the notion of going against the stereotype further shames those that happen to fall into that stereotype because white people got you thinking its something to be ashamed of when all they doing is what makes them happy and what makes them feel like themselves. Shit, that’s like saying Asian people shouldn’t be smart because of the stereotype that all asians are smart. And then people feel like they have to base their whole lives on some asinine stereotype and then base your worth on whether or not you abide by that stereotype or if you go against that stereotype.

So nah, i don’t give a damn what white people think. If Nicki Minaj wanna do her thing then let Nicki Minaj do the damn thing. 

Fuck what white people think cuz she ain’t doing a damn thing for white people or anything that needs white people’s approval.

People be so afraid of being seen as another stereotype and I get that you don’t want to be seen as only that stereotype so you try to avoid it but the thing about Nicki Minaj is she don’t care what you think. You don’t need white people’s views of you to be what determines your value. You determine your own value and you can be worth a million dollars and still shake that ass on the internet if that’s what you wanna do. 

-Elijah

^^ and its not up to the people stereotyped to fight the stereotype. we didn’t create them.

we aint responsible for white people’s inability to come to terms with the body and  sex. thats their fucking issue that they are projecting unto us. they can go suffocate.

yellowbananaredvelvet:

mangoestho:

all my black feminist academic goals in 8mins.

I like the concept of diarcy…my first time hearing that term.

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