I don’t believe in charity. I believe in solidarity. Charity is vertical, so...– Eduardo Galeano (via mexiroccan) i read this quote at a fundraising dinner at my high school once and some yuppies got upset. (via dressupbox)
The Trans Women's Anti-Violence Project:... →
sinnyo: ‘I had this darkly amusing link dropped into my IM chat box by a friend. Natalie Reed decided to turn the tables on the nonsense transgender folks get lumped with, imagining if cisgender people were treated the same way:’ Stop calling me “trans”. I’m not “trans”, I’m just…
Thoughts From The Peacock Angel: How To Be a... →
mistresstitania: This is a question I am asked regularly, perhaps second only to “How do I become a financial domme?” I have decided that it is time to write a comprehensive guide on how one becomes a professional dominatrix. 1. Pick your dominatrix name. “Mistress _______” is the…
Pill to block HIV slated for testing →
transfeminism: The pill, which is already used to treat HIV patients, will be prescribed to 700 gay and bisexual men and transgender women in Los Angeles, San Diego and Long Beach who are high-risk but not infected. California will test an HIV-prevention pill in an attempt to slow the spread of the disease in the state, researchers announced Tuesday. The pill, which is already used to treat...
Best romance novel proposal
[Her father}looked at the door through which she’d dramatically exited. “Are you not going to chase her, fall to your knees, vow undying devotion and the rest of that revolting nonsense?” “No.” “Well, then, would you like a drink?” “Yes. Yes, thank you, I would.” Chase, Loretta (2009-03-17). Your Scandalous Ways (Kindle Locations 4419-4422). Harper Collins, Inc.. Kindle Edition. Sometimes...
When I get a really passive aggressive text/email
whatshouldwecallme: I’m just like:
Megan Morgenson: The perils of downplaying the... →
meganmorgenson: Certainly I love reading articles where real sex workers are quoted on their experiences (instead of others piecing together skewed representations, like they have any understanding of what it means to do the work…). But there are times when I cringe a little reading the positive pieces also…when…
I don’t consider myself particularly Southern. I grew up in Central Florida and went to school in Tallahassee, but was not immersed in “southern” culture. I didn’t start drinking sweet tea until I got to college, didn’t start following college football until I was 19, and refused to listen to country music (except the Dixie Chicks) until fairly recently when I...
New blog about sharing
Illustration by Erin Wilson - Erroar.com But it was exhausting. It felt like every time I talked about sex work (which is frequently) I was ripping myself open and letting strangers dissect parts of my life that I’ve barely let the people closest to me into. And I was deeply uncomfortable, and even disturbed, by some of the questions I was asked. It felt salacious. I felt like a curiosity on...
Until women accept the need for redistribution of wealth and resources in the...– -bell hooks, “Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center” (last one for now, I swear). (via feminist77) I re-read this periodically for the sake of my mental and emotional health.
I'm a dick
I use my neighbors’ laundry soap when they leave it in our communal laundry room. Habitually. I know. It’s not cool. I’m awful sometimes.