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jamming with edward
allthingseurope:

Sutjeska, Bosnia (by pullpusher)
■ ask children before you touch them

lumpenspaceproletariat:

celibatesprites:

  • ask children before you hug them
  • ask children before you pick them up
  • if moving a child is unavoidable for their safety, at least warn them first and explain afterwards
  • this applies to disabled children
  • this applies to non- or pre-verbal…

dokibots:

haha! have fun at highschool today NERDS. i’m gonna be doing cool ADULT stuff like sleeping WHENEVER i want and CRYING 

■ Analyses on the Colonial Gender System

medicine:

A collection of academic articles examining colonization’s role in erecting a gender system that futher legitimizes whiteness and capitalism at the expense of nonwhite people and our cultures

Colonialism, Two-Spirit Identity, and the Logistics of White Supremacy

Binarism:…

❝ Where, for example, did the term Caucasian come from? Although many take it to be ‘real’ and don’t think about its racist connotations, the term has racist origins. It was developed in the late eighteenth century by a German anthropologist, Johann Blumenbach. He developed a racial classification scheme that put people from the Russian Caucasus at the top of the racial hierarchy because he thought that Caucasians were the most beautiful and sophisticated people; darker people were put on the bottom of the list: Asians, Africans, Polynesians, and Native Americans (Hannaford 1996). It is amazing when you think about it that this term remains with us, with few questioning its racist origin and connotations. ❞

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Margaret L. Andersen and Patricia Hill Collins, “Systems of Power and Inequality” (via wretchedoftheearth)

This is why I don’t say “caucasian” anymore.

(via lady-brown)

Also the category was pretty much a tool for the US government to keep POC from becoming citizens and supporting white supremacy.

(via omgbunnyz)

I think I’ve also read something about how, oops, turns out the people from the Russian Caucasus weren’t even white. I’ll have to go back and look for that later. 

(via birdbrainblue)

Indeed. The Caucasus mountain range includes over 50 ethnic groups and the countries of Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Iran - and many from those countries are people of color.

(via wretchedoftheearth)

atomicdomme:

attn straight people: if your gay friends are ‘just like a straight person of the same gender’ it is probable that this is because they are afraid to express themselves around you! hope this helps

goodgoodadvice:

when it comes right down to it, in life, everyone starts out with the same things, okay

  • two arms
  • two legs
  • two parents
  • a heart
  • white skin
  • a middle class background
  • a trust fund

and its up to you what you do with it uwu