b. binaohan

trans women can’t pass for women. we ARE women.And not even women with a different kind of history. Women aren’t a monolith, there is no shared, universal experience of womanhood. You cannot pass as something you, in fact, actually are.
—  b. binaohan, decolonizing trans/gender 101

anonymous asked:

Is Pilipin@ Polytheism a strictly closed religion? I wanted to learn about my heritage since my dad never really talks about his homeland and I'm curious. But I'm technically only 1/4th by blood, and it's not like I grew up in the culture, so I feel weird about considering it?

Hey anon, this is a tricky question because a) Pilipin@ Polytheism is not one large, monolithic thing, b) it’s technically not a “religion” per se, and c) the ancestry versus culture discussion is complicated by the reconstructionism versus folk Catholicism versus diaspora discussion. 

So let’s get into it!

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