Monday, 22 September 2014

#domestic violence    #abuse    #violence tw    #abuse tw    #police corruption    




lastrealindians:

#FloodWallStreet #IndigenousRising #PeopleClimateMarch #IdleNoMore Rise up resist!  In solidarity Turtle Island wide

lastrealindians:

#FloodWallStreet #IndigenousRising #PeopleClimateMarch #IdleNoMore Rise up resist! In solidarity Turtle Island wide

(via rrriotbear)

#indigenous rising    #indigenous people    #people's climate march    




wocinsolidarity:

transitiontransmission:

MTV and Logo will premiere Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, a documentary following seven transgender youths and the issues they face.

On October 17, MTV and Logo will simultaneously premiere “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word,” a documentary produced by “Orange Is the New Black” cast member Laverne Cox. The hour-long documentary follows the lives of seven transgender youths. They hail from New York, New Orleans and Baltimore and range in age from 12 to 24 years old, but they share common obstacles and joys.

Cox, an activist for transgender issues as well as an actress, also acts as host for the documentary, walking viewers through the difficulties of coming out, how race plays into the equation, bullying, violence and familial and social support.

Viewers will meet Kye, a Brooklyn man who was the first transgender Division I basketball player ever, as well as college freshman Ari, an 18-year-old man taking his first steps into campus life. Zoey, a 12-year-old navigating life at her new school in California after school administrators refused to acknowledge her as a girl, is also featured, among other true life stories.

After the documentary’s premiere, Logo and MTV.com will host an hour-long “Trans Forum,” hosted by Cox and SuChin Pak. Alongside the subjects of the documentary, Cox will field questions from audience members and those tuning in via social media.

The documentary was produced as part of MTV’s Look Different campaign, a multi-year initiative to identify and fight biases, whether they be based in gender, sexual orientation or race.

“Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word” will air on October 17 and 7 p.m. ET.

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(via rrriotbear)

#transgender    #Laverne Cox    #trans youth    #mogii    #lgbtqia    




pupfresh:

Must Watch: Emma Watson delivers the most power speech to United Nations about feminism

If men don’t have to be aggressive, women won’t be compelled to be submissive. If men don’t need to control, women won’t have to be controlled. Both men and women should feel free to be strong. It is time that we all see gender as a spectrum instead of two sets of opposing ideals. We should stop defining each other by what we are not and start defining ourselves by who we are.

*drops mic* *kicks door down* *does perfect emma watson things*

(via bobcatpridetxst)





transstudent:

It’s Asexual Awareness Week! Let’s take some time to learn about the asexual spectrum.

transstudent:

It’s Asexual Awareness Week! Let’s take some time to learn about the asexual spectrum.

(via bobcatpridetxst)

#asexual    #lgbtqia    #mogii    




Friday, 19 September 2014

youngblackandvegan:

racism-sexist-ableism-ohmy:

goingdownthebayou:

ishyagrrrl:

My brother sent me a picture of a few young girls protesting outside of Party City in Harlem, today. They want Princess Tiana back.

Amazing! “Kids don’t see racial differences.” “Tiana is available online only” You go girls!!!

"Representation doesn’t matter."
"Kids don’t see race."
These girls just proved you all wrong.

precious angels!

youngblackandvegan:

racism-sexist-ableism-ohmy:

goingdownthebayou:

ishyagrrrl:

My brother sent me a picture of a few young girls protesting outside of Party City in Harlem, today. They want Princess Tiana back.

Amazing! “Kids don’t see racial differences.” “Tiana is available online only” You go girls!!!

"Representation doesn’t matter."

"Kids don’t see race."

These girls just proved you all wrong.

precious angels!

(via thepeoplewillnotstaysilent)





Pennsylvania High School Suspends Student Editor For Refusing To Print The Word ‘Redskins’, Think Progress

Here’s the link to the Indiegogo fundraiser to pay for the paper’s faculty advisor who was suspended without pay for two days this week and the paper itself, which lost $1200 when school officials deducted it from their account.

(via chupnaraho)

(via stringsdafistmcgee)

#racism    #racist slurs    #native american    




ppaction:

Tonight, and always, proud to be on Team Wendy.

ppaction:

Tonight, and always, proud to be on Team Wendy.

#wendy davis    #debate    #texas politics    




All Power To The People (Released: 1996)
Japanese-American Human Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama

(Source: exgynocraticgrrl, via stringsdafistmcgee)

#gif warning    #yuri kochiyama    #malcolm x    




outforhealth:

Link contains a handy bulleted list of questions to ask college admissions staff to ensure the university you’re applying to is trans-friendly and equipped for trans students (with favorable housing policies and gender-neutral restrooms available, etc.)

(via lgbtqblogs)

#transgender    #trans resources    #trans students    #lgbtqia    #mogii