I am a college student from Oakland, CA. -
This was meant to be an art blog, but then I followed too many other cool things.
Now it's science (dinosaurs! space! anatomy!), history, environmentalism, intersectional feminism & international politics, LGBT*QIA stuff, occasional stupid gifs, and some art / design / architecture / photos, too, of course.
It is easy for me to see how these are all related/intersecting in some way, so therefore it belongs all together on one tumbleblog, anyways.
Do not hate homosexuals, bisexuals, asexuals, ect
But do not hate heterosexuals.
Do not hate trans*gender, agender, non-binary people
But do not hate cissexuals.
Do not hate people of colour
But do not hate white people.
Do not hate women
But do not hate men.
Do not hate atheists
But do not hate christians.
Hatred only breeds more hatred. Is it that hard to understand?
This needs more attention than it’s gotten.
Feel free to feel hurt and hateful and angry towards all the shit and misunderstanding/hurtful/stupid/cruel people in your life, but walking around with a heart so full of hate for an entire group is very exhausting indeed…
Look, I’m glad ‘12 Years [A Slave]’ got made and it’s wonderful that people are seeing it and there is another view of what happened in America. But I’m not real sure why Steve McQueen wanted to tackle that particular sort of thing.
[‘Fruitvale Station’] explains things like the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the problems with stop and search, and is just more poignant. America is much more willing to acknowledge what happened in the past: ‘We freed the slaves! It’s all good!’ But to say: ‘We are still unnecessarily killing black men’ – let’s have a conversation about that.
Samuel L. Jackson (via artyartyhadaparty)
I think in light of 12 Years a Slave winning the Oscar for Best Picture, this needs to be remembered. Because it is a very important point in terms of the palatability of 12 Years a Slave and why Fruitvale Station didn’t even get nominated when it has such acclaim outside of the Oscar world.
THANK YOU SAM JACKSON
No woman wants an abortion like she wants an ice cream cone or a Porsche. She wants an abortion like an animal caught in a trap wants to gnaw off its own leg.
Anonymous (via sweetfilthpig)
Graphic… but I think I find myself nodding along. I certainly felt the panic of “got to get an appointment before times runs out and school starts or family finds out or harsh laws kick in”. Yeah. Yeah I agree.
i don’t think it’s possible to be real friends with someone without being a little in love with them. like “WOW. look at that smile! look at you!!! i’m so happy you’re happy and i wanna spit in the face of anyone who’s ever hurt you!! you’re wonderful & i love the way you pronounce your words when you’re thinking really hard!!!!! i love you!” ya know