“I support compassionate capitalism.”
Trans Rights Europe Map, May 2013
The countries in orange all require by law that transgender people be sterilized before their gender identity is recognized by the state (government).
The trick is to not let people know how really weird you are until it’s too late for them to back out.
|—||Joseph Weinberg & Michael Biernbaum, Conversations of Consent: Sexual Intimacy without Sexual Assault (via cocknbull)|
This post was asking about a potential link between the afro-style wigs and big, painted lips of the modern clown and racist caricatures, so I decided to do what any good theatre history student would do - I…
and it is done. 16 days of beard, and my world still spins. femininity intact, fierceness solidified. #mermaidism #hairenvy #fatgirlvanity #mermaidqueenofneworleens
Sylvia Rivera’s 1973 Christopher Street Liberation Day Rally Speech
[trigger warning for transphobia, racism, rape, police brutality, and general violence]
This is 1973 video of Sylvia Rivera speaking at the Christopher Street Liberation Day Rally, where she literally had to fight her way to the stage, past a crowd of transphobes and racists who tried to silence her. When Sylvia finally gets to the stage, she looks at the audience, grabs the mic, and shouts, “Y’all better quiet down!”. Sylvia immediately starts denouncing the gay community for ignoring the struggles outside the cis-white-gay spectrum. This video is amazing.
“My cousin Jody Potts made my niece Nazhre, who was our flower girl, a beaded hide dress with porcupine quillwork.
My Great Aunt Adeline Potts made my wedding dress out of white elk hide, with traditional Hän Gwich’in beadwork. She also made a matching pair of beaded wedding slippers.”
- Shyanne Beatty
Suavemente by Elvis Crespo
This song plays at every wedding reception for my family XD
Yes, I am Hispanic (Puerto Rican) :)
Latin@ Folk Song
aldkjsalkdjaslkjd ALL MEMORIES OF GROWING UP IN THE SOUTH BRONX JUST FLOODED BACK OMFG
my entire childhood in one song
I just realized this is the song I regularly get stuck in my head and have no idea what it’s from.
It’s like….deeply entrenched in my subconscious
always played at least 2-3 times at all the parties when i was a kid
jumper was a $5 thrift store find. straight from the 90s. love it. today’s look = zombie tween dream. <3
storm is real
sure dumpster diving is cool when you’re a hip white crust punk but when you’re a 60 year old immigrant you just hope your children aren’t ashamed of you