The women activists of #BlackLivesMatter, anal bronzing, Rachel Maddow, a week of being harassed on twitter, douchebags catcalling their own mothers, Google is not a library, the whiteness of voices in public radio, I think Modern Farmer is going to be ok, teenage brains, and more!
So maybe my pregnancy path isn’t as simple and straightforward as baby books would have you believe it should be because I’m a poor QPoC with anxiety, but it has been an interesting worthwhile journey so far. I can’t wait until I can take the next step.
Modern Farmer please don’t leave us, Viola Davis and the cast of OITNB winning at the SAG awards, Angela Chase, gay adoption and parenting, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual in an upcoming cabaret, what’s in your makeup, zodia snacks, and so so very much more!
“We recognize that not even a Black President will pronounce our truths. We must continue the task of making America uncomfortable about institutional racism. Together, we will re-imagine what is possible and build a system that is designed for Blackness to thrive.”
Kate McKinnon as Bieber, dogs made for hugging, the aforementioned dino facts, TLC’s kickstarter, Tori Amos covers, the Trans Leadership Exchange and so! Much! More!
Tina Belcher, Hero Cat, a t-shirt you’ll probably like, rape culture at its finest, Ava DuVernay’s snub, indigenous women of Canada, Janet Mock interview, CeCe McDonald interview, is self-care ruining your relationships?, a super fucking logical thing re: kids and nutrition, Stevie Nicks, your hat, and so much more!
Taylor Swift, a baby shark, Margaret Cho, yoga, Golden Globe stuff, the kids, feminism in various forms of existence, date ideas for people with disabilities, words for drunk, solidarity and so much more! Did I mention the shark? IT’S A BABY.
“But unlike the missing 43 from Ayotzinapa, I was going home. And it’s what I store in my memory each time I read an article or update about the disappeared. I am home. They are not.”
Accepting ambiguity feels like being welcomed home.
Queer and trans women of color living life, how to pet a cat, women punching people, grownup tomboy style, Everyone IS Gay, Brittani Nichols made them all that way, you can buy music, the Trans 100, abortions, a shitbag man got fired, poison, #pdxcarpet, turtles, marijuana, what I’m wearing this weekend.
One of the first things my mother’s boyfriend noticed upon waking up Thanksgiving Day was that all of the rooms were named after prominent confederate soldiers.
“While it is definitely tragic we still have to march, there is something beautiful and hopeful about the fact that I am fighting for [my mom’s] freedom as much as mine, and we’re both out here so that my nephew, who just turned one, hopefully won’t have to march when he grows up.”
While data is technically — partially — protected from search by the Fourth Amendment, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that our right to privacy is not always honored by law enforcement.
Photos of the earth from space, let’s go camping, musical about a lesbian athlete, rape culture, tea, writing as a trans woman of color, butterflies, a tie knot that looks like a clit, gah Arkansas come on, so much weed money in Colorado, bunny-sized dinosaurs OH YEAH SAVED THAT ONE ‘TIL THE END. Get in here.
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“It’s so important to do what makes you feel centered and strong again as a QTPOC trying to deal with this country right now. It would have taken Herculean levels of self-care to come close to what one Speakeasy Google Hangout did for me last night.”
A Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer who choked Eric Garner to death during the summer.
When a grand jury failed to indict Michael Brown’s killer, protests broke out across the globe. Members of the Speakeasy, with heavy hearts and revolutionary intentions, were on the front lines.
What do you do when you’ve done everything “right” and you are still mistreated? You take it to the streets. You take your rage and pain and power you make people listen. You burn and you scream and you keep screaming until someone else shows up and offers you a hand.
Fifty years of words I liked reading and you will too! Authors include James Baldwin, bell hooks, Kiese Laymon, Roxane Gay, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Toni Morrison, Bayard Rustin and Dr. Brittany Cooper.