i want to force like 75% of male nerddom to watch this conversation
This was literally the only redeeming thing about this movie.
After receiving 25/25 on my final assignment…
This memo was great and I have no critiques so I’m not reattaching here.
I do want to say though, that it’s been a pleasure having you in class this semester. You really bring the “critical” to “critical thinking” and there have been a number of times when you’ve demonstrated a lot of bravery in speaking your mind. I hope you carry that audacity with you, it’s really a good look. :)”
Might be the best compliment a GSI has ever given me.
CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color is in the midst of a 41 month prison sentence for defending herself against a violent, racist and transphobic attack in Minnesota which resulted in the death of one of her attackers. Actress Laverne Cox is portraying an incarcerated trans woman in Orange is the New Black. Through a powerful in prison interview, and investigative filmmaking. This film confronts the issue of transphobia and the culture of violence surrounding trans women of color.
Nelson Mandela’s death has unleashed a flood of whitewashed, politically correct memorials of a man who spent most of his life as a deeply radical and controversial figure.“Mandela will never, ever be your minstrel. Over the next few days you will try so, so hard to make him something he was not, and you will fail. You will try to smooth him, to sandblast him, to take away his Malcolm X. You will try to hide his anger from view.”
In this time of term papers I wanted to draw my patron deity, Bullshitticus, god of students and general last minute fudgery, sitting upon his Golden Futon, attended by the muses Caffeina and Thesaurae, whose powers of artificial energy and pretentious vocabulary can be invoked in case of the all-nighter.
I like to think he’s Dionysus’s second cousin or something.
This is genius…
all wise words from the sagest of the sage.
YES IT’S BACK JUST IN TIME
i wish i could fast forward to tmr when i’m already done with this paper and on the bus to sascerade to dance my butt off.
His body isn’t even cold yet and the New York times has already put out a shameful article declaring Nelson Mandela to be an “icon of peaceful resistance”. News outlets around the Western world are hurrying to publish obituaries that celebrate his electoral victory while…
This? Is so very much at the heart of why if you’re going to step up and try to embody what it means to be a non-Black ‘woman of colour’
you damn well better be focused on actually creating alliances with Black women
In other words… being a non-Black woman of colour should be something you *do*, rather than claim to be
Why I don’t believe women’s only spaces should be redefined to include non-binary people as the inclusion of trans women and women of colour is an issue.
"In practice, I’m always welcome into [women’s] spaces. And usually, even if I say, “but I’m not a woman”, I’m still welcome." - FAAB non-binary person on women’s spaces and the difference in how FAAB trans/GNC folks are treated and how trans women are treated