Milk Junkies: Trans Women and Breastfeeding: A... →
I don’t think it’s any secret that I really want to be a mom someday (though it seems less and less possible as I ascend into my thirties *sigh*) and I’ve always been pretty adamant that if I had the good fortune to know my child as a baby, I would want to breastfeed them. But there’s very very little information out there about trans women breastfeeding. As this...
culture ship name goes here: moniquill: What if... →
moniquill: What if people told European history like they told Native American history? sofriel: The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because the continent was very crowded, their lives were ruled by strict hierarchies within the family and outside it to control resources. Europe was...
Every time the wind blows the tree in our backyard rains literally dozens of little brown helicopter seeds and they all spin down to the ground and go whzzzzz and it’s really really cool and stuff. That is all.
sterlingsea asked: I think you're swoony~ *swoons*
I am still getting crushes on basically everybody.
kiriamaya: Because I am still hormonally a teenager, apparently. ^^; Hormones schmormones: personally, I’m still getting crushes on basically everybody because basically everybody is swoony! :D (Spoiler: If you are reading this, I probably think you’re swoony.)
ANNOUNCING Girl Talk 2013!
Bay Area folks! Do not miss this! You will weep copious tears if you miss this, trust me. queershoulder: I am so very excited to announce… Girl Talk 2013! Now in its fifth year, Girl Talk is a critically acclaimed multi-media performance show promoting dialogue about relationships of all kinds between queer transgender women, queer cisgender women, and genderqueer people. Queer cis women,...
American workers are more likely to be killed by their boss than a terrorist.– Every day, workers are forced to minimize safety in order to keep their jobs. The vast majority of American workers have no unions to defend their right to workplace safety. The U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies do not protect workers from being killed on the job. The explosion...
Katie Under Ground
It was almost midnight. I was sitting in a greasy spoon in Philadelphia drinking a cup of coffee with the lights of a police car flashing on my face from outside. I had a big red fedora on: in the film noir of the evening I was simultaneously the mysterious lady in red and the detective working undercover. Nearby, the waitress was gossiping with two regulars while my empty coffee cup remained...
Writers don’t write from experience, though many are resistant to admit that...– Nikki Giovanni (via amandaonwriting)
Story of Olmsted Towhship homicide victim riles... →
Summary of the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s non-apology for their transphobic coverage of the murder of Cemia (Ci Ci) Dove: “We’re totally baffled why anyone cared, but we do know now that the AP Stylebook says we shouldn’t have used ‘he’ to describe her, and for some reason doesn’t even think ‘it’ was a fair compromise. We’d never heard of...
“Don’t you know that slavery was outlawed?” “No,” the guard said, “you’re...– Assata (via michellehuxtable)
I was testing the tensile strength of saltines!– Vera on why there are crumbs in my cleavage. (She added, “It’s pretty low.”)
melancholynecrokiss: fromonesurvivortoanother: the bullshit that survivors absorb and internalize without ever expressing or re-enacting it upon others it’s enough energy to cover the world in fire a million times over i swear survivors have god-like capacities for patience you should be thankful every day that more of us don’t go absolutely mad and destroy shit That made me tear up,...
You might remember that earlier I mentioned I clicked the link provided by...– Looking for Azealia’s Harlem Shake, Or How We Mistake the Politics of Obliteration for Appropriation (via so-treu) 1st comment: Damn this is good. I wish I wrote it :/ Thus, Baauer is not simply emblematic of an internet-age, post-genre music culture, but is instead an example par excellance of...
As many of you know, I recently purchased an...
abellandapomegranate: thegoddamazon: zohbugg: Well let me tell you, it was quite the pragmatic purchase. It has endless uses in my morning routine. Such as making the bed: Making toast: Getting things off high shelves: Making coffee: Reaching the remote when it’s too far away: And assisting me when I ran out of toilet paper: I don’t know how I survived life without it. ...