The CFC

11 Mar 2013

janetmock:

When I was thrown in the headlines for my Twitter/Tumblr commentary on the saga that is Azealia Banks vs. Perez Hilton, I knew I needed to occupy some space to expand this matter - hence my xoJane piece “How I Landed In the Ring with Azealia & Perez”.
It’s about the weight of our language, about our society’s creation of victims-villains, and about how we must all - media makers, famous folk and pop culture consumers - hold one another accountable for our biases, words and actions, no matter what bodies they come from and the ones they hit.

janetmock:

When I was thrown in the headlines for my Twitter/Tumblr commentary on the saga that is Azealia Banks vs. Perez Hilton, I knew I needed to occupy some space to expand this matter - hence my xoJane piece “How I Landed In the Ring with Azealia & Perez”.

It’s about the weight of our language, about our society’s creation of victims-villains, and about how we must all - media makers, famous folk and pop culture consumers - hold one another accountable for our biases, words and actions, no matter what bodies they come from and the ones they hit.

13 Jan 2013

“If we actually started calling bullying what it is and address it as racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, fat phobia and classism it would actually give children a better way to deal with the very same power dynamics they will face as adults, while also giving adults more responsibility to challenge the intolerance that is rooted within our society overall.”

- Amanda Levitt at Fat Body Politics (October 5th, 2012)

Hey! That’s me!

(via fatbodypolitics)

4 Jan 2013

tjjourian:

kvltkunt:

roseanne barr is a transphobe, don’t vote for her.  just don’t vote at all.

I had mad respect for Roseanne Barr, until her true transphobic and transmisogynist colors showed.

1 Dec 2012

thatsucia:

retrosecks:

identifierexpected:

Please take a few seconds to pass this on.

Reblogging this again because 17 notes does not cut it. This needs more notes. No one is safe in the world. NO ONE!

:(

thatsucia:

retrosecks:

identifierexpected:

Please take a few seconds to pass this on.

Reblogging this again because 17 notes does not cut it. This needs more notes. No one is safe in the world. NO ONE!

:(

(Source: aurif3x)

24 Nov 2012

leslie-feinberg:

“Our lives begin to end the day
we become silent about things that matter.”
—Martin Luther King Jr.


Minnie Bruce and I are preparing to travel to Minneapolis tomorrow, for my Sept. 13 arraignment on a charge of 3rd-degree Gross Misdemeanor, at 8:30 am at the PSF 141, “Public Safety”…