You won’t allow me to go to school. I won’t become a doctor. Remember this:...– Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to male oppression, their...
Don’t Consent to a Search!
If the cops say: "Do you mind if I look in your purse, bag, home, or car"?
You say: "I do not consent to a search"
If the cops say: "Why not? Are you hiding something?"
You say: "I believe in my Constitutional right to privacy and I do not consent to a search."
I’ve been waiting for this day. You guys know...
The reality is that fat people are often supported in hating their bodies, in...– Lesley Kinzel (via curvesahead) I will always reblog this because it is so so important. (via infinitetransit) I just want to nail this to every stable surface I can find. I cannot count the amount of times that I’ve seen fat folks being encouraged, cajoled, and even forced into behaviors that...
My cousin Helen, who is in her 90s now, was in the Warsaw ghetto during World...– Neil Gaiman (via rookiemag) agree (via hastobeclever)
….. I searched Shia LeBeouf in soundcloud and...
djkai: SNL Digital Short: “Dear Sister” Definitely one of my favorite Digital Shorts.
The police are very kind when I’m a young white woman just doing my job,...– - Mary Burnet, quoted in “Trying to understand a tragedy” at the Halifax Media Co-op (April 23, 2012) one of the best ways i’ve seen a white person address their privilege in relation to the attitude of “calling the cops” when you feel unsafe. for so, so many people, calling the cops means exactly...
“At 7:35 A.M, you lay your tired body on mine... →
“At 7:35 A.M, you lay your tired body on mine before peeling off, like a slow band-aid. At 8:40 you sprint home and make instant coffee. At 9:45 we finally drink it, cold. I finish your leftover half. By 10:50 you are already breathless. I live for every time we overlap. When 11:55 comes I spend the entire minute convincing you to stay. You never do. By noon I put my hands on your shoulders and...
drinkyourjuice: Bruce Springsteen — Atlantic...
In old age, when he was suffering from Alzheimer’s, E.B. White liked to have his...– Some Pig…Terrific…Radiant…Humble: Maureen Corrigan reviews a new book about the life of E.B. White and the origins of Charlotte’s Web. (via nprfreshair) Awesome. I just bought Essays of E.B. White for my trip… (via jayparkinsonmd)
mitford: I was satisfied with haiku until I met you, but now I want a Russian novel, a 50-page description of you sleeping. — D. Young