Archive for August 20th, 2012

August 20th, 2012

some gay boy tried to horn in on my boo and called me a ‘dyke’ like it was a bad thing

thedailyhavis:

1) cis gay male misogyny is soooo trendy
2) ‘dyke’ isn’t a slur but I obviously ain’t one if im doing stuff to your man that you can only imagine
3) your hair is gross. I win.

There’s a lot of that going around. On tumblr. ETA: Actually not going around, despite some real efforts.

August 20th, 2012

What’s the protocol for throwing up in a public bathroom? SO AWKWARD.

What’s the protocol for throwing up in a public bathroom? SO AWKWARD.

August 20th, 2012

"Punk to me has always been a moral philosophy, more than a style of music or a fashion you wear. The…"

“Punk to me has always been a moral philosophy, more than a style of music or a fashion you wear. The underpinnings of all of the songs and clothes was, for me, a core rejection of the way the world operates, the mainstream world. IT was a critique of capitalism, which make some people rich on the backs of so many powerless workers. It was about smashing beauty standards that taught fat girls and boys and anyone not adhering to inhuman expectations to hate themselves. It was a bout challenging racism, challenging homophobia. And when you get down to what all of these rebellions have in common, it’s basic kindness. Love, even. It’s making a pledge to not hurt other people—not to profit off their bodies, not to turn hostile at the way we differ from one another, but to go forward, toward a giant community, fighting only against whoever would keep us down and powerless. Under that whole “personal is political” motto of feminism, I feel that personal kindness, treating people decently, is political—is punk. —Beth Ditto”

- Beth Ditto, in her new memoir, Coal to Diamonds
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August 20th, 2012

"The views expressed were offensive. Rape is rape."

“The views expressed were offensive. Rape is rape.”

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President Obama (via think-progress)

“So what I think these comments do underscore is why we shouldn’t have a bunch of politicians — a majority whom are men — making health care decisions on behalf of women,” he added.

STANDING UP AND CLAPPING

(via valerina)

^That’s another good point he made. 

(via think-progress)

I have heard a lot of people trotting out that old bullshit about how it doesn’t matter who you vote for, both candidates are bought and sold by major corporations. While Obama’s views aren’t totally in line with my own, this is a big part of why I’ll be voting for him. You’ll never hear Romney or Ryan acknowledge that “rape is rape” and women’s healthcare choices should be their own.

(via judyxberman)

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August 20th, 2012

judyxberman: MINDTROLL have a new single today! It’s about…



judyxberman:

MINDTROLL have a new single today! It’s about shopping at Williams Sonoma, duh.

August 20th, 2012

letters2myneighbors: Hillary Clinton on what designers she…



letters2myneighbors:

Hillary Clinton on what designers she wears:

Interviewer: Okay. Which designers do you prefer?
Hillary Clinton: What designers of clothes?
Interviewer: Yes.
Hillary Clinton: Would you ever ask a man that question?

Interviewer: Probably not. Probably not.

(via UniteWomen.org)

Dear Hillary,

I love you.

-YN

August 20th, 2012

Activist Richard Aoki named as informant

Activist Richard Aoki named as informant:

thetart:

ziatroyano:

But unbeknownst to his fellow activists, Aoki had served as an FBI intelligence informant, covertly filing reports on a wide range of Bay Area political groups, according to the bureau agent who recruited him. That agent, Burney Threadgill Jr., recalled that he approached Aoki in the late 1950s, about the time Aoki was graduating from Berkeley High School. He asked Aoki if he would join left-wing groups and report to the FBI. “He was my informant. I developed him,” Threadgill said in an interview. “He was one of the best sources we had.”

Hoooooooly shit. I need to know more about this bit:

As Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale recalled in his memoir, “Seize the Time,” the group approached Aoki, “a Third World brother we knew, a Japanese radical cat. He had guns … .357 Magnums, 22’s, 9mm’s, what have you.” In early 1967, Aoki joined the Black Panther Party and gave them more guns, Seale wrote. Aoki also gave Panther recruits weapons training, he said in the 2007 interview. Although carrying weapons was legal at the time, there is little doubt their presence contributed to fatal confrontations between the Panthers and the police.

Raise your hand if you’re surprised the feds were arming the Black Panthers through their informant and then using the presence of those weapons to justify murdering BP leaders. Anyone?

Jesus. Didn’t Aoki become friends with Huey Newton in high school? The only thing surprising is that the Feds realized the potential so early on. The story says they found him through a wiretap on a friend’s family phone. Awful is a tiny word for this shit.

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August 20th, 2012

All respect to the man who gave us Bowie and Deneuve in the…



All respect to the man who gave us Bowie and Deneuve in the shower together.

August 20th, 2012

I think the word “displaced” is what we need to…



I think the word “displaced” is what we need to discuss.

August 20th, 2012

fuckdudeskilldudes: derekexcelcisor: Pussy Riot member…



fuckdudeskilldudes:

derekexcelcisor:

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is seen with her daughter. “My daughter tells everyone that Putin has locked her mother in a cage and that we have to find a way to get her out,” Verzilov said. “She draws diagrams showing how we can go about doing this with bulldozers and buses, first by tearing down the prison walls and then by breaking open the cage.”

WHAT A PERFECT CHILD

someone put this kid in charge of the insurrection