(below is an email i received today from superwoman, jill of hella trades, Jessica Solomon (of DC; Saartje Project etc). please read and take a few moments today to help address the issue, if you feel so moved. i find the exhibit severely problematic would rather see cultural institutions promoting love of humanity and hopeful futures.) Today is the last day of the “Dead Man Walking” exhibit at...
…giving in to the fear of feeling and working to capacity is a luxury only...– audre lorde (Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power)
Progress always involves risks. You can't steal...
More than 50 books by Queer People of Color →
doubleque: sexualassumptions: Fuck yes! Great list of literature. Don’t fuck people who don’t read. Sounds like an amazing 2012 reading list to me..read some of these but none not worth reading again.. Ps..way to sting Rebecca Walker..ouch. lol dig this list, but the rebecca walker note was petty. if you honor her enough to include her, don’t take jabs. either she’s...
Occupy Yourself! one breath at a time...
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choice always involves a #loss. loss is not always #bad -pierre bennu– (via pierrebennu)
Open Book: Another Level of Connection →
allivegoteverydrop: For me, another level of connection means having a more responsible relationship with others. I realized that I so enjoy making others happy. I am so abundant and giving. I enjoy sharing my knowledge, gifts, wisdom, love and tangible things if I know it will make someone smile or find their worth….
People change, feelings change. It doesn’t mean that the love once shared wasn’t...– (via realsweeet)
one year ago
i once read that tumblr is more than twitter but less than a real blog. that’s exactly what i need and basically why i’m here. for this effortless space to purge and reflect. to exfoliate. to marinate. to “moisturize my situation and preserve my sexy.” -d , 10/21/10 thank god for date-stamps. i pray i will always remember to document the context for future reference. so, above was the...
documentary about "conflict cell phones" and the... →
how many ladies in the house? how many ladies in the house without a spouse?...– kanye to the.
the importance of visibility. →
this hurts so much. we’ve got to watch our words and the way we treat people. you have NO idea of or control over the way others are affected.
6 Types of Love
Eros a passionate physical and emotional love based on aesthetic enjoyment; stereotype of romantic love Ludus a love that is played as a game or sport; conquest; may have multiple partners at once Storge an affectionate love that slowly develops from friendship, based on similarity Pragma love that is driven by the head, not the heart Mania obsessive love; experience great emotional highs...
Most Africans arrive in the United States ignorant of this country’s racism. We...– The African Guy (via eves-rib) THE WORDS OUT OF MY MOUTH. let us reunite. (via thewhole-hearted) THISSSS!!!! (via liberatedmonk) smh…its allllllllll coming together… UP YOU MIGHTY RACE! (via skippcoon)
femme menace: why does everything have to be GAY!? →
why do I talk about lesbian television characters all the time? why do I assume everybody and their slightly aggressive, perpetually single mama is a lesbian? wishful thinking. why do I care? because i’m normal, and normal people enjoy seeing mirror images of themselves in entertainment. normal…
after wrongly imprisoned for nearly 30 yrs, henry... →
gendering negritude w/ dr. shireen lewis →
Take some time to just think about your end goal(s). Begin regressively planning...– my friend, accountability partner, and fellow scholar, chfdiii
The Angry Black Tumblr: Couple Married 86 Years... →
katfaceonaplanet: Longest Married Couple in the World emcu2: Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher have an extraordinary story to tell. They’ve been married for 86 years. Together, they endured the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam, they…