wtfantisjws:

sassmaster-general:

miss-andrea:

murderwhitepeople:

White men are never taught self hate

keen social insight from tumblr user murder white people

Erasure of white men belonging to minorities other than racial ones (gay, bi, pan, ace, trans, disabled): check

Erasure of men with body image issues: check

Erasure of mentally ill men: check

Conclusion: tumblr user murderwhitepeople is a massive dumbass

They’re never taught self hate FOR BEING WHITE is what OP meant.

-Jin

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torib0o:

untouchmyhair:

lilynothingspecial:

dacuntgod:

untouchmyhair:

mrockz:

untouchmyhair:

*update* Yay!!!!

Wait… she got fired over her NATURAL hair or HAIR at all in the first place? what the hell is even going on?

He natural hair plus it being short

Man I’m not even going to lie when I applied for my current job I did my interviews with my hair pressed out and as soon as I was hired I started rockin my fro

^^ I got fired for this. The manager claimed that I was violating dress code daily, so I switched from tennis shoes to office shoes(9-10 hour shifts at Macy’s in flipping heels), and they still complained. So I switched from my polo shirts to blouses, they still complained. Then my mom said something that stuck to me: “when you were interviewed, your hair was straight”. So I straightened my hair and then NOTHING. I wore tennis shoes and a polo shirt, and they said /nothing/ about me violating dress code. So I essentially said fuck that and never straightened it again, so they fired me for dress code violation.

wooooow


I remember this. The guy who she defended herself against on Facebook was a racist asshole.
"Emmitt Vascocu wrote, “the black lady that does the news is a very nice lady.the only thing is she needs to wear a wig or grow some more hair. im not sure if she is a cancer patient. but still its not something myself that i think looks good on tv. what about letting someone a male have waist long hair do the news.what about that."
She had every right to say something back to him because his comments were disgusting. The network claims they fired her because she shouldn’t have personally responded to a viewer on the network’s Facebook, but her response was not rude and, for white people who perhaps don’t know it, educational. I’m glad she moved on to bigger and better things.

torib0o:

untouchmyhair:

lilynothingspecial:

dacuntgod:

untouchmyhair:

mrockz:

untouchmyhair:

*update* Yay!!!!

Wait… she got fired over her NATURAL hair or HAIR at all in the first place? what the hell is even going on?

He natural hair plus it being short

Man I’m not even going to lie when I applied for my current job I did my interviews with my hair pressed out and as soon as I was hired I started rockin my fro

^^ I got fired for this. The manager claimed that I was violating dress code daily, so I switched from tennis shoes to office shoes(9-10 hour shifts at Macy’s in flipping heels), and they still complained. So I switched from my polo shirts to blouses, they still complained. Then my mom said something that stuck to me: “when you were interviewed, your hair was straight”. So I straightened my hair and then NOTHING. I wore tennis shoes and a polo shirt, and they said /nothing/ about me violating dress code. So I essentially said fuck that and never straightened it again, so they fired me for dress code violation.

wooooow

I remember this. The guy who she defended herself against on Facebook was a racist asshole.

"Emmitt Vascocu wrote, “the black lady that does the news is a very nice lady.the only thing is she needs to wear a wig or grow some more hair. im not sure if she is a cancer patient. but still its not something myself that i think looks good on tv. what about letting someone a male have waist long hair do the news.what about that."

She had every right to say something back to him because his comments were disgusting. The network claims they fired her because she shouldn’t have personally responded to a viewer on the network’s Facebook, but her response was not rude and, for white people who perhaps don’t know it, educational. I’m glad she moved on to bigger and better things.

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"When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding up a picture of a bone with 28 incisions carved in it. “This is often considered to be man’s first attempt at a calendar” she explained. She paused as we dutifully wrote this down. ‘My question to you is this – what man needs to mark 28 days? I would suggest to you that this is woman’s first attempt at a calendar.’

It was a moment that changed my life. In that second I stopped to question almost everything I had been taught about the past. How often had I overlooked women’s contributions?"
5 hours ago with 138,914 notes — via jillianpms, © learninglog



serenadestrong:

theroguefeminist:

insect-ligaments:

thestoutorialist:

maliceandvice:

calantheandthenightingale:

mydollyaviana:

Disney vs. 7 early fairytales 

The 1812 version of Snow White is even worse when you consider that the girl was only seven years old in the tale (plus her unconscious body ended up being carted around by the prince until one of his servants accidentally woke her up).  Also, in The Little Mermaid, the mermaid’s unable to speak because she had her tongue cut out >__<

But I’d love to see faithful adaptations of the original tales.  Especially Bluebeard.  We need a Bluebeard adaptation.

Actually, the original-original pre-Grimm Brothers’ stories that were passed around Europe via oral tradition are nowhere near as violent as the Grimm’s made them. Cinderella’s stepsisters were never ugly and kept their eyes, Snow White’s mother was not even a villain (instead a group of bandits were), and instead of spending the whole story napping Sleeping Beauty outwitted a dangerous bandit leader, wouldn’t let him sleep with her, and saved herself. 

The original oral stories were radically changed by the Brothers Grimm to fit their personal and political beliefs. Most notably, they often added in female characters solely for the purpose of making them evil villains and took away most of the heroines’ agency and intelligence. Both brothers belonged to a small fanatical sect of Catholicism that vilified women because of the idea of Original Sin and Wilhelm in particular had a particularly deep hatred of women. The Grimms were actually pretty horrible people. Those cannibalistic queens and ugly stepsisters and the mass amount of violence against women didn’t exist until the Grimms wanted them to. Their ideas stuck so soundly though that we now assume they were in the original tales and that these terrible characters and ideas come out of some perceived barbaric Old World culture. But in truth they’re really the Grimms’ weird obsession with hating women showing through. The original oral folklore focused on the heroes’ and heroines’ good deeds and used them as ways to teach cultural norms and a society’s rules and encouraged girls to be quick-witted and street-savvy instead of passive princesses, and the Grimms promptly stripped that all away. 

"Grimms Bad Girls and Bold Boys" by Ruth Bottingheimer is an excellent book on this

We had to read The Book of Lost Things for school and it’s Grimm level crazy 

Not only that, you’re skipping out a really important thing: the brother’s grimm got those tales from WOMEN, women were the ones who would tell these tales orally and the brother’s grimm took them, altered them to be sexist and never gave the women credit. You can read Clever Maids the Secret History The Grimm Fairytales for more info

reblogging for the excellent commentary

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riderphanomhive:

memeguy-com:

There is no good and evil there is only power

I swear to god I tried to scroll.

riderphanomhive:

memeguy-com:

There is no good and evil there is only power

I swear to god I tried to scroll.

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"Our world and that of Psycho-Pass aren’t completely alien – there are a lot of shared problems, issues, and concepts. If Shogo were to live in our world? I think he’d be able to find happiness and freedom. But one of the most important themes I was trying to convey in the creation of Psycho-Pass was “fear” in the world. That’s why he has this sense of feeling out of place."
— Gen Urobuchi (via animenewsnetwork)
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la-xingada:

paperdemons:

killershot:

Dear Women,
This halloween please say no to these costumes please just say no they are fucking insulting and Dia de los Muertos is NOT HALLOWEEN I REPEAT NOT HALLOWEEN THIS IS NOT A COSTUME PLEASE STOP TREATING IT LIKE ONE
Thank you

TO ALL THE PEOPLE GETTING FUCKED OFF AT MY POST. THIS IS EXACTLY WHY I MADE IT. FOR YOUR PINCHE GUERO PENDEJX ASSES. “WE DO IT OUT OF RESPECT,” MY ASS.

this hurts.

this is capitalism ripping through my memories i hold so sacred. Memories of walking through the streets of Chapala after school with my grandmother, and the smell of plants for the preparation of the big event. Memories of memories of memories

This is capitalism and white supremacy destroying, erasing and making new… something that has connected me with my elderes and ancestors,

This is whiteness telling me my body, our gente is unwanted, dehumanized and conditioned to death but at the same time extracting a part of my identity and wearing it as a mask.

This is a mask made of our dead and torn bodies… this is literally a mask made out of ripped bloody flesh. The flesh of migrants who die every year trying to cross.. the flesh of people who become criminalized and confined behind bars. The bloody flesh of torn bodies from years of exploitation in sweat shops, fruit and vegetable fields, dish washers.. domestic workers… 

this is our flesh ripped out cleaned, pampered and styled to fit a white face.

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mmatsuokah:

Happy Birthday Sou-chan! 14.09

Dedicated to my ♥ Minji-chan! 

5 hours ago with 4,098 notes — via takumah, © mmatsuokah



oikawa69:

my favorite haikyuu character is all of them

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