One of the problems I had with being a teen & trying to find myself was...– K from Feminists with Female Sexual Dysfunction (who’s a really nice person by the way) commenting at Feministe.
@challyzatb the things that would clued me in about your age: your taste in...– The same person who tweeted me the other day about my televisual taste, this time responding to my post of this morning on respecting teenagers. I have responded with ‘Mate, I don’t know how many more condescending tweets you expect me to take. Enough.’ Riveting stuff.
Oh, well, ok then
meloukhia: So, apparently Vanity Fair didn’t have any women of colour on their latest cover (featuring actresses for the Hollywood Issue) because, well, “the process of choosing who is included in the Hollywood issue is one that involves careful consideration about an actress’ body of work…there are other practical considerations, too, such as which actresses are able to physically appear for...
On identifying identities →
‘The denial and enforcement of identities functions in a unique way for younger people. To limit this to teenagers for the moment, this is a time during which one is reevaluating and changing and shaping and trying on identities. It’s a delicate and extremely sensitive process. Interrupting that, trying to force that, can be extraordinarily damaging. And when those identities tie in with...
Reblog if you create scenarios in your head that...
shiyiya: reachingtheshore: resaltador: blinkandyouredead: jack-sparrow: nikkismiff: slowdownsugarimadiabetic: (via makemusicnotmissiles) I spend a lot of time doing this. A lot.
‘Liberation is not a cookie-cutter deal. It looks different to every...– Fatemeh Fakhraie in The dos and don’ts of defending Muslim women
Race isn’t just black and white, brown, red, or yellow. Mostly it is a spectrum...– Ouyang Dan in What Pictures Can’t Tell You.
Regarding Dear USians on the Internet, I’ve been getting a bunch of ‘doooo iiiiiit’ messages which is nice! I’ve scheduled a 900 word rant for 7am next Tuesday (SYDNEY TIME THAT IS). Sorry but I’ve got a bunch of stuff going up this week already. You’ll also get the now infamous 2500 word ‘I’m like Jesus, except with more vomit.’ post for ZatB...
Drs. Hunt and Yang:
katoleary: Most interesting romantic relationship on TV. I love Cristina Yang. Seconded.
Dear USians on the Internet,
The United States is not the world. I know, I know, shocking. I should have offered you a seat first. Well TOO FUCKING BAD because you have frequently whipped the seat out from under me in the past. I shall illustrate how through the following fun fact-filled lessons. Not all non-white people are black. In fact, not all non-white people fit into that routine construction of...
Why did you decide to start making lunch before you had even eaten breakfast? And then go check tumblr so that the pasta started to overboil? And then come back here to make this post because you thought it would be funny, leaving the pasta to its fate?
The narrative we’re told/sold over and over again →
On those whitewashed bookcovers and the greater context.
So someone just tweeted this at me in response to this post: ‘I’m genuinely surprised at the tv you watch. You’re v.young though as far as I can tell which explains culture clash.’ Tumblr, help me come up with a fitting response. For I am a silly little youth and cannot do it all by myself. Maybe I should just link her to That’s that, then.?