THEYRE STILL FRIENDS
Lupita was recently named the most beautiful by People’s Magazine, and some of their readers expressed their dissatisfaction with this decision in the comment section. One reader even commented that Lupita didn’t deserve this title because she’s 100% black(she finds women unattractive if they’re 100% black). These comments made me think of the brilliant post made by radicalrebellion:
White women (non-black women of color included in this as well) become offended and angry when a black woman (especially a dark skinned black woman like Lupita) is depicted as beautiful and worthy of appreciation because it jeopardizes their position as the epitome of beauty and womanhood. Black women are viewed as the antithesis of White beauty and womanhood, these white women are completely apathetic and silent when dark skinned Black women are portrayed as “ugly” and “unlovable” by the mainstream media because they benefit from this oppression. That’s why you never see white supermodels discussing racism and colorism in the fashion industry. However, these readers wouldn’t complain if it were light skinned black women like Halle Berry, Beyonce, or Rihanna (we all know why, hint: colorism). Anyway, congratulations to the ***flawless Lupita for being named the most beautiful!
This is why this is important.
After an announcement yesterday outlining what girls (and only girls) could and could not wear to school today (even though it was 80 degrees and the school would not turn on the air conditioner) someone posted this in a stairwell. A lot of girls were supportive of these posters, seeing as some teachers were sending down absolutely any girls wearing shorts.
The eternal struggle
never did i relate more to Family Guy than this scene
This is a poster, you can download it and hand it out here. This is disturbing when you think about the reality of that.
Go out and grab five trans women. If your sample is truly random, you know two things:
- That, probably, three of them are survivors.
- That it’s nearly statistically impossible for one of them to have NOT attempted suicide.
Let’s spread this like wildfire.
I want everyone spreading this. Print it. Put it up on your local library. Get angry. This is disgusting. Let’s see how far we can get the message out that we have something we can do about it.
I don’t want Eleven to see Clara and regenerate. I want Amy there, as a dream, a hallucination, whatever; I want Amy there and just go ‘Hey Raggedy Man’. She was his first face Eleven ever saw, and I want her to be the last face he ever sees.
Remember the time I accidentally predicted the Christmas special
i don’t know how Jared manged to film this scene without laughing the whole time.
if you get a group of at least five people between their late teens and early/middish twenties and have one of them quote spongebob squarepants i swear to god they can kill half an hour at minimum just quoting random and often unrelated spongebob snippets back and forth at each other nigh verbatim without any other conversation, this is basically science