We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills, critical thinking skills...– The Texas Republican 2012 platform, which officially opposes teaching students “critical thinking skills.” Read 4 more of the Texas GOP’s weirdest policies. (via transartorialism)
elleperez: Documentation from “Cut” 2010
dancelikeyrfighting asked: hey can i get some info about that dog you posted a pic of that's up for adoption?
When I look back at the first night of the Stonewall Inn riots, I could have...– Irene Monroe: Dis-membering Stonewall (via biyuti)
-osito: thisisnotadrillipromise: #best scene to ever grace television #this is not up for debate omg i watch this waaay too much I laugh til I cry every single time Crying. All the tears.
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Write the story that you were always afraid to tell. I swear to you that there...– Dorothy Allison (via queerfatfemme)
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Make a spectacle of yourself. Join the Femme a Barbe insurgency! Femme a Barbe is a zine for bearded ladies and other gender outlaws which seeks to use facial hair as an entry point to discuss issues of identity, embodiment, and resistance. For issue 4, we are calling for art and writing that speaks creatively to queer(ed) facial hair–growing it, removing it, whatever resonates with your...
In the early nineties, Pizza Hut sponsored “Book It!” to promote reading. For...– Karen Russell, on reading fantasy novels for pizza, in the New Yorker. (via thebronzemedal) FOR REAL. I read so many books for pizza, I had all the books and all the pizza. My life was perfect.
Do you have any queries for a Lazy Femme?
We’ve done two “Ask a Lazy Femme” posts and we’re itching for more questions! You can post them here, comment on the blog, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a question for a specific editor, let us know! First post: No Femme is an Island This post by Jessie Dress deals with who is “allowed” to call themselves femme, and building femme community....
Yids: A Review of Unterzakhn by Leela Corman →
I wrote this review of Leela Corman’s new graphic novel, I’d love to hear what folks think? “The desire to keep Yiddishkeit alive signals less nostalgia than a political urgency grounded in a cultural history of resistance–a need to discover a relevant, lived Jewishness not over-invested in the propaganda of a dubious and oppressive ‘homeland.’” (Just a taste.)...
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femmefilth: new post up @ my “real” blog, MAD CRAZY STYLE, on style as survival & why mental health professionals should stay away from “fashion advice.”
A call for zines from all the awesome trans lady...
yoursecretary: curiouserjane: Hey everyone, I want to start a zine distro for zines made by folks who fall within the trans feminine continuum/scheme. This is mostly a call out to see if there is any interest out there. If you are interested you should email me at curiouserjanezinester(at)gmail(dot)com OR you could send an ask my way. Thanks…. signal boost
For what reason I need to give a shit about white people? Sometimes I don’t...– Mark. calloutqueen. sister. (via saturnoregresa)
If I did another issue of Femme a Barbe, would you...
If you haven’t picked up one of the three existing issues, Femme a Barbe seeks to create conversations about gender, desire, embodiment, and whatever else comes up when we think about queer(ed) facial hair. The tagline is “a zine for bearded ladies and other gender outlaws.” I know some rad beardies of all genders follow this tumblr and I would love for you to submit. All...
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This is a good description from the Baltimore Indypendent Reader of the tombstone/mourning action at Baltimore Pride, for folks who are interested.
My mom says that a prison is no place for survivors… It seems as though the...– I wrote Marissa Alexander a letter tonight and it almost made me cry. You can write to her at: Marissa Alexander DC# J46944 Lowell Annex 11120 NW Gainesville Rd Ocala, Fl 34482-1479 (via suzy-x)