Those who talk of revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to...– Raoul Vaneigem (via bradicalmang)
Normal is in the eye of the beholder.– Whoopi Goldberg (via thatswhatshesaidquotes)
Gays want what straight people have. Queer people want what everybody in the...– D’lo, interviewed by Tani Ikeda in Make/Shift. (via blackfeminismlives)
A horse walks into a bar. The bartender asks “Why...
This is a great idea, because everybody’s knows that abortions are a classic...– STEPHEN COLBERT, on South Dakota’s Neanderthal laws restricting abortion, on The Colbert Report (via inothernews)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-20) →
Modest Mouse (28) Warpaint (20) Ramones (15) CéU (14) Stars (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
fuckyeahfemalefronted: CUNTALOUPE (Kansas City) Feck yeah, KC. I hate to say it, but I STILL haven’t managed to see them yet. Being broke sucks.
Digital Piracy: To torrent or not to torrent? That... →
Intersex Babies: Boy or Girl and Who Decides? →
fuckyeahlgbt: Surgery on Ambiguous Genitals Is Irreversible and Doctors Can Get a Child’s Sex Wrong [snip] An estimated 1 in 2,000 children born each year are neither boy nor girl — they are intersex, part of a group of about 60 conditions that fall under the diagnosis of disorders of sexual development (DSD). Once called hermaphrodites, from the handsome Greek god who had dual...
Because it's wrong.: Racial PTSD →
velocicrafter: Is There Such A Thing As Racial PTSD? A recent study out of Penn State University has found that chronic exposure to racial discrimination is analogous to the pressure troops can feel in combat and war. Researchers found that many African-Americans who’ve been faced with…
The current model of “class-mobility” reinforces separatism and a...– Megan Lee: “Maybe I’m Not Class-Mobile; Maybe I’m Class-Queer”, from the anthology Feminism For Real: Deconstructing The Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism. Quoted at Racialicious, March 8, 2011. (via lenachen)
How To Boycott The Koch Brothers →
solemnhypnotik: As Jane Mayer’s New Yorker Magazine piece argues, the Koch brothers prefer to stay in the shadows because they do not want the products they manufacture to become widely associated with their controversial and self-serving political agenda. With recent protests in Madison spotlighting their war on workers and the middle class, however, many people have found themselves...
For The First Time, Majority Of Americans Support...
In another sign of Americans’ rapidly changing attitudes toward gay rights, a new ABC News/Washington Post survey released today finds that, for the first time in a decade of polling, a majority of Americans now support same sex marriage. That finding comes just weeks after the Obama administration announced that it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act — the law that...
You have Tobi Vail’s blog bookmarked, don’t you? Yeah, I’m sure you do. I feel silly for even asking.
70 Year-Old Stoned To Death Because The Bible Says...
A 28 year-old Philadelphia-area man admitted he stoned to death a 70 year-old man because the Bible says to stone homosexuals. John Joe Thomas reportedly killed Murray Joseph Seidman, whom he knew, and told police, “I stoned Murray with a rock in a sock,” because he had read in the Bible that gays should be stoned. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, “The young man and Seidman were...
Television: Where Journalism Goes to Die by David...
When we know little or nothing about a subject, it’s not hard for someone to snow us with misleading or downright false information. For instance, if we’ve never been to Swaziland, an educated, well-spoken individual who just returned from there could tell us more or less anything about Swaziland and we would tend to believe him. That’s what “60 Minutes” has been doing for over forty years...
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind...– Carl Sagan (via girlinboyclothes)
Douchebag Decree: FMAE's Scholarships for White... →
solemnhypnotik: Social Commentary post by Deb JannersonSubmitted by Deb Jannerson on March 10, 2011 - 11:24am Brace yourself, partners in Bitchdom: this week’s recipient just might be a real-life incarnation of the now-defunct Privilege Denying Dude. Never fear, young “Caucasian” guys: someone has heard your plea! Declaring scholarships awarded to women and racial minorities “exclusionary,”...
Start your band already. Come up with a good name, beg, borrow or steal an...– Lindsey Way (via riotgrrrlzine)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-13) →
People in Planes (34) Sigur Rós (22) Modest Mouse (19) The New Pornographers (14) PJ Harvey (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz