The Heterosexual Priviledge checklist
lipstick-feminists: skirtonfire: darkmovesoflove: fuckyeahlgbt: sexismandthecity: This article is based on Peggy McIntosh’s article on white privilege and was written by a number of straight-identified students at Earlham College who got together to look at some examples of straight privilege. These dynamics are but a few examples of the privilege which straight people have. Lesbian,...
Women and Violence in Film by Mary Mackey →
ihatethismess: In her classic essay on rape, Susan Griffin points out that “in our culture male eroticism is wedded to power” (“Rape: The All American Crime,” Ramparts, 10:3, Sept. 1971, p. 3). The superiority that men feel when they see a woman being dominated in some way on the screen is then, merely an extreme exaggeration of the sex roles that our culture considers normal. “Not only...
What’s the worst possible thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now....– Jessica Valenti (Full Frontal Feminism) (via littlelightx, starpowerrr) (via i-am-the-lighthouse) (via neutresex) (via ihatethismess)
definatalie: ilovefat: seaponies: blackamazon: IF you are 1) fat 2) Natural 3) Black 4) queer 3) Latina 4) disabled 5) non gender binary reinforcing 6) Nappy 7) fat 8) no seriously really really fat 9) gloriously nappy 10) Asian/Pacific Islander 11) Native/Indiginous 12) Strongly built or “over tall” 13) Multiple Combinations and various permutations of ANY of the above ...
[thinking beyond marriage] endorsement
tiaramerchgirl: browntranslaments: once i was on a panel at university of illinois at chicago (UIC), with a good friend, yadira. we were asked about how we felt about same-sex marriage. why did we not discuss it? it was after all, the premier issue of the LGBTQ movement. why did we discuss say homelessness or racism or health care, these were not as we were told, “queer issues.” ahhh...
Today is International Sex Worker's Day
kimclit: hoaxzine:clitorisaurusrex:feministfury:fuckyeahfeminists: ”..wherever you are, demand that people & esp law enforcement treat sex workers with respect & dignity, plus Look critically at laws meant to protect people from the sex industry’s harms, and demand that policy makers listen to sex workers Last but not least, stop assuming that all people in sex industry = cis...