Post-Decency America →
I read these things, and I think about how Trayvon Martin’s family can read them too. How they watched their son go out to buy some candy for his little brother, and the next time they saw him was cold and dead and gone forever, in the morgue with his chest blown open for the crime of being black, shot because some cop-loving motherfucker saw him put his hood up in the rain and decided he was a...
White America wants to pretend that it didn’t create the conditions in which...– Jesse Curtis
As Santorum Fires Gun, Woman Shouts ‘Pretend It’s... →
racetothestoneage: WEST MONROE, Louisiana – At a campaign stop at a firing range, while Rick Santorum was firing off some rounds, a woman shouted, “pretend it’s Obama.” Santorum, who was far from the woman, couldn’t hear the comment as he proceeded with his target practice. Neither could his staffers. But the yell – the identity of the yeller is not clear, although the words were clearly...
The Death of Trayvon Martin Makes Me Ashamed →
A decade ago, my friend Barbara had two bi-racial children in Phoenix, Arizona. Two black boys, the son of a black father and a white mother. I still remember the advice she gave them: don’t run in public. Don’t walk through a mall with your hands in your pockets. Don’t touch anything in a store unless you are actually buying it. Don’t argue with anyone you meet, even if you are right. I used...
Old white dudes know nothing about vaginas, fuck, they barely know how to...– A Tangent About Old White Dudes Fucking With Vaginas (via ramou)
I WAS ACCEPTED!! School of Allied Health Professions: Cardiopulmonary Science Program,here I come! Two years and I’ll be a registered respiratory therapist!
Oh, goodness. I go away for a bit, and when I come back, everything has changed.
without-mythologies: Uncertainty of whether I’ll get into my program or not makes me want to smash my face in. Applying for programs as back ups that would make the last 3 years of my life a waste of time and money makes me want to smash my face in even more. Good luck! I know how that is. I’m waiting to hear from my program as well.
The sex drive of men is something we are all comfortable with in this country....– riese (via fuckyeahautostraddle) Funny (read: fucking infuriating) thing about this: where female pleasure is generally a no-no, female pain is often viewed as less extreme. This skewed perception of female sexuality results in “Blue Valentine” being rated NC-17 because a woman is shown...
The childless, four-times-married Rush Limbaugh is a loathsome, misogynistic...– David Horsey
Cardiopulmonary Science program interview in…5 minutes. Heart beating approximately 90mph.