I feel, therefore I can be free.– Audre Lorde
Daily Kos: White Privilege Diary Series #1 - White... →
zaftiggles: as a white anti-racist feminist, i am ready to listen and talk.
Realizing the only person holding you back is yourself sometimes.
My amazing and talented twin brother graduated Saturday. It may sound silly, but I didn’t feel like I gradauted until I saw him do it, too. One year after me. I didn’t feel much at my graduations; dissappointed, mostly. But, I felt so much emotion at his. I don’t think I could name one emotion. Perhaps just overwhelmed. Maybe it’s because we both have been through so much...
Advice for young feminists? Do something else besides feminism. I’m serious. The...– Latoya Peterson (via shana-elmsford)(via mrdthgrvs) This is the best advice, and certainly reassuring as I stumble around in uncomfortable territories secretly wanting to crawl back to academia.
I hear there is a VOA on Canal Street where everything is 50 cents? Or, at the very least, there is a 50 cent bin? Confirm/deny?
"Why I Won't Be Talking About Abortion as a... →
Check out this article by a feministing.com writer. If you have been around me in the past few years (i.e. went to college with me) or followed my tumblr or facebook feed, you know that I am a language freak. I think the way we use language and framing in our politics and activism (as well as everyday life interactions, DUH) is inarguably important and I hope the statement I just made is obvious...
Dear Jess Markowitz, I used the term ‘enthusiastic consent’ rather than just ‘agree’ on the bus home from D.C. while asking the groupto decide on watching a movie. That was for you! Love, Kaitlin