It is reported that about 30% of the world’s population is unemployed. That’s...– Noam Chomsky (via socialuprooting)
As feminists, we don’t want to participate in the use of oppressive force or...– ~Theresa Warburton and Joshua Cerrett, “What We Aren’t Talking About When We Talk About ‘White Privilege’” on The Feminist Wire Read in its entirety here (via afrolez)
Help one of my students pay for their AP exam! ...
inothernews: Fellow Tumblrers — please feel free to help Ray and his students out, if you can! detroitsomething: Dear followers, teachers, and the Tumblr #education community, My name is Ray Stoeser and I am a second year English teacher at Crockett Technical High School in Detroit, MI. This year I had the amazing opportunity to be the AP Language and Composition instructor for our school. I...
The law will remain in force only until July 1, 2013. The short duration says it...– “Our Not-So-Friendly Northern Neighbor” By Laurence Bherer and Pascale Dufour Bill 78 says that, “Anyone who helps or induces a person to commit an offense under this Act is guilty of the same offense”. It also fines student organizations huge amounts of money ($25,000 to $125,000) if their members...
Many women of color, like their Anglo counterparts, eschew the term ‘feminism’...– “Feminism’s Future Young Feminists of Color Take the Mic” Daisy Hernández (via brazenbitch)
MUST READ: What happens when men are treated like... →
think-progress: Fantastic analysis by Alyssa Rosenberg. Read the rest at ThinkProgress: It’s a perspective that makes men feel better about ogling, about demanding. If it’s flattery, there’s no ugly undertone to it, no sense that the person you’re telling to take it off owes you, that you could turn on them if they don’t comply. But when a man experiences, gets driven crazy by it, it’s not...
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super-eklectic1: scribemo: A library of free documentaries online. Educate yourself.
Each one of us in this room is privileged. You have a bed, and you do not go to...– Audre Lorde (via lavender-labia)
Links & Resources.
thatfeministdyke: Feminism Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog - Frequently Answered Questions Feminist Literature (Tumblr) Feminist texts written by women of color (Tumblr) fuckyeahfeminists (Tumblr) grrrlpower (Tumblr) Racism, Race, & Culture Institutional/Structural Racism Within a Context: A Historical Glimpse at the Concept of “Race” Definitions - Racism Free Ontario Initiative ...
Commission: Transgender people protected under... →
intellectual-stupidity: fuckyeahfeminists: In a groundbreaking decision late last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said a refusal to hire or otherwise discriminate on the basis of gender identity is by definition sex discrimination under federal law. :D
Why feminism hasn't taken on disability issues yet...
fromonesurvivortoanother: 1. Mainstream feminism hasn’t even accepted race as a factor for analysis yet. We are still having race problems; the Slutwalk sign fiasco is notable. Mainstream feminists like Naomi Wolf and Jessica Valenti getting away with barely mentioning intersectionality (or non-white authors) in their work is another. Or, you can just open up the pages of Ms. Magazine and see...
samsonismydog: I am reposting this because I had made it slightly private before. I think we need to share our stories, our rage, our passion and our fight for women’s rights with each other. Send me your story at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post it on my tumblr. Write me about the process, what you felt, who supported you, why you took advantage of your right to choose.. anything. We need to...
Sometimes when I take in the latest news about the ongoing debate surrounding...– Carre Otis, Sisterhood Now: The Political, the Personal, and the Just (via badpicturesofmymediocreart)
stfuconfederates: Tumblr is like this really great party where you’re hanging out with all your friends and everything is really chill and then Racist Rob walks in and you’re like goddammit who let Racist Rob into the party and he starts fucking everything up and you kick him out but his girlfriend Cissexist Cindy shows up and is like omg why are you so mean to Racist Rob and then Misogynist...
Black history is taught like this: you started off as a slave, then white people...– Crushing White Supremacy - Part 3: The Gullah Wars (via humanformat)
Rape culture is a culture in which people who have survived a violent crime are...– (i wish i could put this on a business card and hand it out to people who make rape jokes. the flip side would say FUCK YOU)