today i am grateful for: seaweed salad miso soup green tea family great big hugs snoring dogs fat/happy cats growing up growing with someone realizing new things about someone i love printing my boarding pass online/not having to stand in line forever patricia a. mckillip to read on the plane warm sweaters challenging myself trusting myself custom made clothing new beginnings ...
My Etsy Shop →
FINALLY got it up & running. once i get back to massachusetts i will start posting more stuff (including my zine, eeee)!
I think one of the reasons why kids today have quarterlife crises is because...– Twenty Something: Instead of traveling, writing and trying to figure out what we want, should we be marrying and having babies? (via robot-heart) (via bmckinney) (via purpleprimate)
Men wed in Malawi's first gay ceremony →
sexismandthecity: Two Malawian men became the first gay couple to publicly tie the knot, the Nation newspaper reported on Monday, risking arrest in the conservative Southern African state where homosexuality is illegal.
Vegan Corn Tamales →
I have been looking everywhere for good tamale recipes, since they have always been one of my favorite foods…I cannot wait to try this!!
redguard: Rage Against The Machine — Wake Up ...
Veils and Daggers, a feminist analysis of...
kimclit: This is an excerpt from a short seminar paper I wrote last quarter as a quick summary of Veils and Daggers by Linda Steet. It’s an awesome book, pick it up if you have the chance. “Decade after decade, Arabs were locked into predictable Orientalist interpretations as National Geographic, itself veiled and daggered, constructed the Arab world for its millions of readers” (Steet 152)....
Twelve Myths About Direct Action →
bradicalmang:secrets0ciety: from Animal Liberation Front Twelve Myths About Direct Action Direct action - that is, any kind of action that bypasses established political channels to accomplish objectives directly - has a long and rich heritage in North America, extending back to the Boston Tea Party and beyond. Despite this, there are many misunderstandings about it, in part due to the ways...
All that lives, lives forever. Only the shell, the perishable passes away. The...– Bhagavad Gita 2.18
The beauty and charm of selfless love and service should not die away from the...– Amma
Who decided women should shave their legs and...
kimclit:fuckyeahwomynwhodontshave: Dear Cecil: Why do women shave their legs and underarms? When did this custom begin? If it’s for hygienic reasons, why don’t men to it too? Is it all a big conspiracy by the razor companies? I’ve heard some European women don’t shave. Please clarify this mystery. — A., Chicago Dear A.: I knew if I procrastinated long enough on this often-asked question...
I get very angry at the hell so many LGBT teens... →
glitterbombing:tiredofbeingignored: ihatethismess:jadedhippy:telegantmess:meloukhia: Trigger warning—this post contains discussions of suicide and descriptions of acts of violence committed against gay teens A few months ago a man named Anthony reached out to me to tell me a terrible story. He knew of a teen in upstate New York whose family learned he was gay and threw him out. A few days later...
Jesus did not say, ‘if I be lifted up I will draw some’.”...– Archbishop Desmond Tutu
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?...– Harlem - Langston Hughes, 1943 (via sexismandthecity)
Blizzards of paper in slow motion drift through her. In nightmares she...– Marge Piercy, Unlearning to not speak. (via sexismandthecity)
How to start your own consciousness-raising group →
sexismandthecity: Reprinted from a leaflet distributed by The Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (1971)
Teenager Wins Science Fair, Solves Massive... →
dtronics:pathologia:soylentjoe:deadchique:robot-heart-politics:nmac:nolagrrlnyc:hippieflavor: 11th-grader Daniel Burd successfully isolated 2 types of bacteria that will eat plastic grocery bags, allowing the bags to biodegrade in months instead of hundreds of years. Amazing. fuck yeah, science!
Yesterday the Israeli police accused the LGBTQ communities of prematurely...– The Alternative Information Center - A Response to the Murders at the Tel Aviv LGBT Center (via clingtomymouth) (via glitterbombing)