From a philosophical perspective, people with an illness are considered ‘people...– Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health (read Chapter One for free here) File under: language is important. See also: persons of colour, persons with disabilities… (via mindovermatterzine)
In Community and In Resistance: People of Color... →
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On colonialism being in the 'past'
stay-human: “…a Europe which tells itself that, say, the Enlightenment Period is closely connected to its present day institutions, a Europe which acknowledges that it took many, many years to impose taxes, to develop instituitions that work, to create a collective idea of a nation state, will, however, curiously insist that European activities in Africa only 60 years ago no longer bear any...
Is there a game called Personal Space Invaders...
“Cool Queer People of Color indie... →
newwavefeminism: thealiensmadethisblog: gelopanda: A thorough list of QPOC films/Documentaries that I need to watch. reblogging for later oh wow. tumblr has the coolest resources!
You start out in 1954 by saying “Nigger, nigger, nigger.” By 1968, you can’t say...– Lee Atwater, a head republican strategist, in an anonymous interview in 1981. He is admitting that republicans use coded-language to appeal to the racists in their base. Because, as he always said, “people vote their fears.” Lee, who would eventually become the head of the Republican National...
POC: *doing stuff related to their culture*
Media: lmao that's weird. guys! guys! look how fucking different they are!
White people: *doing the exact same stuff stolen from POC's culture*
Media: omfg. OMFG!!! RADICAL! ORIGINAL AND UNIQUE! LETS MAKE THIS A NEW TREND! NO ONE'S EVER THOUGHT OF THIS BEFORE! THIS IS SO INSPIRATIONAL! LET'S MAKE THEM FAMOUS AND GIVE THEM FUCKLOADS OF MONEY FOR THIS!
'Push Girls': A Fresh Take On Women Riding On... →
by LINDA HOLMES EnlargeChris Ragazzo/Sundance Channel Mia, Tiphany, Auti, and (with her back to the camera) Angela are the four women featured in Sundance’s new Push Girls. Let’s say this first: Popular television is bad at lots of things, and one of them is representations of people with disabilities. Even where they’re present – Artie on Glee, or Walter, Jr....
I don’t take hormones and I haven’t had surgery. I’m not less Trans than anyone...– Tristan Skye (via genderbendingriotqueer)
I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain;...– Sylvia Plath (via selfinspiration)
It's Bugger Than "Bath Salts" and "Zombie... →
We need to stop loling about a ‘zombie apocalypse’ and talk about “the declining mental health and substance abuse infrastructure of Miami and Florida as a whole”