i think the fact that Amanda Marcotte publicly...
so-treu: says everything that needs to be said about mainstream f*eminism’s dedication to white supremacy, among other things.
latinosexuality: Salon.com partnered with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of Color and LGBT immigrant youth titled “Pariah Personals,” the series is inspired by Pariah the Movie. Read the Pariah Personals . This is awesome. God let me never hear “It Gets Better” again.
Have just realized The Hunger Games and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo are two separate things I was ignoring as if they were one.
I think of Bertha’s violence as part of a genealogy of feminist rage – from...– WHATEVER JEANNE: Bertha and Jane, feminist frenemies
Turning Cursive Letters Into Knives
believeinthefight: I will start off the New Year by re-reading The Bell Jar, then maybe who knows. Starting off a new year is always exciting because of books. “The Sylvia Plath story is told to girls who write / They want us to think that to be a girl poet means you have to die. / Who is it that told me all girls who write must suicide? / I’ve another good one for you / we are turning cursive...
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PS I don’t use tags except as occasional jokes, should I actually use them? Does my future archivist hate me?
the industry of frida
rgr-pop: A few days ago, I posted two of Nickolas Muray’s portraits of Frida Kahlo. They are modestly blowing up. My dashboard is flooded with snippets like “she’s so beautiful” and “how was she so pretty?” and “#tears in my eye over how flawless you are” and “frida, you dirty girl.” Dirty girl. I am reminded of something Garçonnière wrote, part of her continuing commentary on tumblr, credit,...
I call to you across a monstrous river or chasm to caution you, to prepare you....– Louise Glück, “The Sensual World” (The Seven Ages, Ecco, 2001) (emphasis mine)
Never forget the fact people enjoy racism and sexism. People engage in it for...– Esoterica: Esoterica: Tell me racism is dead when… Look at that for a bit (via blackamazon)
"Twitterers are also using third place hashtag...
maura: Like letters and sodas? I’ve realized I’m going to have to start insisting they like me back.
"Why are the lives of girls so interesting right... →
maura: Finally, someone is mansplaining the male gaze and the victory of feminism. FINALLY, YOU GUYS. How many times in my lifetime will I be lucky enough to live through the “Year of the Woman?”
Once a month when the moon loses everything, Don Max takes a chair to the...– “Patience” For Max Rojas by Katherine Larson (via clavicola)
An archivist discovers Sarah Jacobson’s work: http://t.co/VVpoHHw5
one allows oneself to be re-oedipalized not by guilt but by fatigue, by a lack...– —deleuze and guattari, “the components of expression,” in kafka: toward a minor literature (via karaj) I love that my fave ladies are reblogging each other.
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psychotropicpolitics: I’m doing a second printing of my incredibly important zine about Britney Spears for the new year! This time without typos! Place yr order now because I hate photocopying and will only make as many as ordered. Can’t wait!!!
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militantmaudlinist: believeinthefight: militantmaudlinist: Fan-made trailer for Sarah Jacobson’s 1993 I WAS A TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER. “See the horror of righteous dismemberment! Feel the triumph when sexist pigs are wasted! Hear the screams of terror! Join Mary, America’s favorite female serial killer, who kills off dumb men.” What I want for Chanukah is THIS MOVIE. WHERE DO WE FIND...
militantmaudlinist: Interviewer: So you think, like the ’70s feminists thought, that the personal is political? Chris Kraus: The personal pursued for its own sake is no good. The “I” is only useful to the point that it gets outside itself, gets larger. 1990s Art Net Interview with Chris Kraus on I Love Dick. ADVANTAGE: KRAUS
A new study from The Girl Scout Research Institute found that female Reality TV...– Autostraddle — What Reality TV Does To Girls (via sociolab)
We’re not normal, that’s why we’re musicians. We’re not actually intelligent...– Sinead O’Connor
Before you speak, ask yourself if it’s coming from your highest self, or if...– This, in my horoscope today, plus magical thinking that if I am good and nice I will get better and various other idle fantasies will come true, is what’s keeping me from DELIVERING BURNS right now.
As an homage to Betty Draper and other pre-consciousness feminists, I’m...– (But the novel is kind of research and I’m nicer than Betty though less pretty, says overly-conscious me.)