The Burden Of The ‘Big Three’: Surviving An...
“For now, I’ve embarked on a steady diet of 1) avoiding controversial subjects, 2) interrupting offensive behavior, and 3) disputing only egregious falsehoods. It’s time I accepted that I can’t change an entire industry’s culture over lunch break chats. Creating lasting change requires ascending the ranks so there are more people like me rewriting the rules of the game. As appealing an...
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength...– Audre Lorde (via julinkah)
HERitage: Marsha P. Johnson
“Despite her constant contributions to the fight for freedom and a modicum of safety for the TLGB community, her life is often relegated to a footnote in the story of the Stonewall riots. Without doubt, this is a testament to the vicious cocktail of transphobia and racism that is easily observable yet largely unquestioned in the gay and queer communities. The legacy of Marsha P. Johnson...
ELIXHER Presents SKIN: An After-Work Affair for...
Celebrate queer women of color site ELIXHER’s one year anniversary at this after-work affair. Women. Music. Drink & Food Specials. Giveaways. And Brooklyn Sun-Kissed Skin. Wednesday, April 4 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. No Cover BESO 370 Lewis Ave (btwn Halsey St & Macon St) Brooklyn, NY 11233 A/C train to Utica Ave Allies welcomed. RSVP and learn more about the event here.
Revolution is not a one-time event.– Audre Lorde (via thehunnycomb)
The white fathers told us: I think, therefore I am. The black mother within each...– Audre Lorde (via quotesbypeople)
I name myself “lesbian” because this culture oppresses, silences, and destroys...– Professor Cheryl Clarke , from “New Notes on Lesbianism” (via colorfuldiaspora)
the more I wonder, the more I love– Alice Walker (via creating-renewing)
Partnered Polyamory: One Woman’s Journey To...
“Monogamy isn’t for me. I am queer. I enjoy butch dykes, dandies, high femmes, trans folks, fairies and all the gender fucking one can conjure up in play spaces, libraries and everyday conversations. I am a poly lover – meaning I am capable of swooning and fucking multiple people at a time while maintaining my primary relationship.” - Ashley Young in “Partnered Polyamory: One...