Quick, messy graphic to explain a concept that seems obvious to me:
We shouldn’t be helping women because they’re related to someone else. We shouldn’t be helping women because someone else cares about them. We should be helping women because they are people.
We should be helping women for their own sake.
Why is that a hard concept for people to grasp?
6:37 pm • 17 June 2013 • 14,585 notes
and that’s basically the b-story of the entire series
6:49 pm • 13 June 2013 • 41 notes
“Radical simply means grasping things at the root.”
— Angela Davis (via tranqualizer)
11:30 am • 5 June 2013 • 696 notes
EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THESE STATEMENTS HAS HAD SUCH A PROFOUND IMPACT ON THE WAY I AM IN THE WORLD
THAT IS SO DUMB BUT SO TRUE
3:50 am • 5 June 2013 • 90 notes
my love is selfish
I cannot breathe without you
(Source: brigantes, via bondagejolras)
7:10 pm • 4 June 2013 • 952 notes
it's smaller on the outside: brainstatic: It’s funny how when Jewish people dominated professional...
It’s funny how when Jewish people dominated professional basketball in the 30s, people said it was because the sport required deceitfulness and guile, which race scientists argued was an inherent Jewish trait. And now race scientists say Jewish people can’t play any sports…
11:30 am • 4 June 2013 • 210 notes
my biggest secret is that sometimes i don’t hate jenny
(Source: thisyearsgirls, via gay-mo)
7:40 am • 4 June 2013 • 1,991 notes
I never get tired of this photo.
Ella Fitzgerald was not allowed to play at Mocambo because of her race. Then, one of Ella’s biggest fans made a telephone call that quite possibly changed the path of her career for good. Here, Ella tells the story of how Marilyn Monroe changed her life:
“I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt… she personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night. She told him – and it was true, due to Marilyn’s superstar status – that the press would go wild. The owner said yes, and Marilyn was there, front table, every night. The press went overboard. After that, I never had to play a small jazz club again. She was an unusual woman – a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.”
3:50 am • 4 June 2013 • 107,953 notes