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Immigration activist and trans woman Karyna Jaramillo immigrated to the U.S. in 1989 and spent time at a detention center in Eloy, Arizona. Trans women are often placed in all-male detention centers, where they risk being subjected to abuse and sexual harassment. Jaramillo spoke to us about her experience and fight.

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Doing a giveaway for an interactive erotica experience again, to celebrate the upcoming Hari Raya.

Interested ladies DM for details, strong intense orgasms GUARANTEED.

Reblog! If this has 30 reblogs, I’ll post something special for all the male blogs that follow me.

hey if ur fed up with the narrative surrounding lesbians penned by people who don’t understand or care about lesbians just do what I do: remember my comic is going to be gay and cool and have girls loving each other 1,360km away from the male/hetero gaze at all times so if you’re feeling boxed in just remember you can always write your own story and no one can take that away from you

anonymous asked:

Hi, sorry if this sounds stupid, but could you explain radical feminism to me? I am a feminist and from an assumption radical sounds like extremist? Like "I hate men"? Correct me if I'm wrong I just want to be educated!

This isn’t a silly question at all and I’m always happy to discuss this with women!

Radical Feminists aim to get to the “root” of patriarchy and eliminate male supremacy in all aspects of society. Radfems believe in sex based oppression ie the oppression of women is linked directly to our bodies and more specifically our reproductive capabilities. They believe that gender is a tool of patriarchy used to control women that we are socialised into. They believe that gender should not exist and females are caged by femininity. Radfems oppose the sexual objectification of women and are therefore against the porn and sex industries and the exploitation of female bodies. Radfems are against all forms of male violence towards women and the goal is to liberate women from patriarchal control.

To me, radical feminism is not extreme - it’s logical. It is the only brand of feminism which has truly challenged me to think critically about my own life and then women’s lives in general. Part of radical feminism is understanding how deeply male supremacy is imbedded in our societies and how all males have been socialised view women as, at best, lesser than themselves and, at worse, as completely inhuman. This can be very hard to accept especially when women have been socialised to prioritise men our entire lives. Understanding patriarchy can be very jarring and painful, so yes lots of radfems do hate men for what they do to women and what they benefit from.

This is very brief and if you have any more questions feel free to ask! I wish you the best of luck in your radfem journey 💕

I finally saw Wonder Woman yesterday, at a matinee. The theater was empty except for me and another couple, who talked throughout the entire film. Normally I would get annoyed, except that most of the talking was the female in the couple explaining to the male all the plot points and backstory and exclaiming-narrating during the action scenes. 

The coup de grace was this exchange, during the final battle:

GIRL: Aw man, she is so awesome.
GUY: Oh baby, I think you’re awesome.
GIRL: I know I”m awesome! I don’t need you to tell me I’m awesome! Do you think Diana needs Chris Pine to tell her she’s awesome?!  Yeah, I didn’t think so.

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have a great weekend I hope all you ladies out there get your pussy holes smashed open, stretched out and abused! and for all my male fans out there stick those big thick cock in every hole you can fuck her in the mouth fuck her in the ass fuck her in her pussy hole fuck everybody everywhere! and ladies don’t forget don’t waste any of daddy’s spearm enjoy it in your little tummy like I do

anonymous asked:

love the flood of positivity for all our male/nb/agender spoonies and disabled folks! keep fighting the good fight and keep living your life

Thank you :) we have to fight the world back, and accepting ourselves is the first step. 

lolsorandy  asked:

I'm kind of a lowkey feminist, but to be fair I try to follow the actual definition of feminism (legitimate equal rights and equal treatment) and am heavily critical of thirdwave feminists. That said, it's become stressful to associate myself with feminism due to both the radfems who refuse to listen to reason, as well as the stigma surrounding male feminists from all sides. It's frustrating because I can't be feminist or nonfeminist without someone being angry about it. There's no winning here

Just believe what you believe without putting labels on yourself. I align with plenty of traditional feminism but like you said, its tough.

anonymous asked:

I heard that the inclusive flag was created not specifically to pay respect to black trans women who worked for LGBT+ rights, but to address some racism issues specific to gay clubs in Philadelphia. (Such as racial discrimination on who gets into the club, treating white male patrons better, all that crappy stuff.) have you heard anything about this / what do you think? (To be clear I'm pro POC inclusivity in the lgbt+ community)

I didn’t hear that or read it! But either way I’m down for it

Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra.

The thing that is getting to me the most about news of Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report is not the results themselves, but the way the media is handling it. Like it’s a Gotcha moment—like somehow we were tricked into thinking she was a better person than she actually was.

And that is profoundly bullshit.

Carrie was open about being an addict. Her opening line from her iconic stand up show (and book by the same name) “Wishful Drinking” was quite literally, “Hi, I’m Carrie Fisher, and I’m an alcoholic.”

She talked at length and in often brutal depth about her problems with substance abuse, her compulsive self destructive tendencies, and her dependencies to both illegal and prescription drugs. She wrote about it in her books, she talked about it on talk shows. She made an entire comedic stand up performance out of it, detailing the lengths she went to in order to try and regain some semblance of safety and normalcy in her life. 

She was brutally honest that every single day was a struggle for sanity after years and years of attempting to self medicate a mental illness that for most of her life was mistaken for feckless lack of self control. 

You know how they way “Religion is the opiate of the masses?” Well I took masses of opiates religiously! -Wishful Drinking

She was bright, and beautiful and bold about it. And she didn’t have to be.

Carrie Fisher didn’t have to stand there and take the shitstorm of criticism people launched at her for decades, let alone turn it into humor. She didn’t. She didn’t owe anyone outwith her immediate family an explanation for her erratic behavior over the years, nor the flack she caught for it. (Think of all the male actors in Hollywood who are in and out of rehab centers so quickly they could harness the revolving doors as a wind turbine. Then tell me the media press about her life and now her death are fair.)

But she did it anyway, because she knew it was important. And she took those bright lights of Hollywood shining down on her like a ruthless, malevolent child holding a magnifying glass under the sun—and she turned that merciless heat and pointed it at things that mattered, often at the expense of herself, opening herself up to ridicule and the severe cruelty of others who lambasted her for everything, ranging from her weight, her mental illness or her audacity to simply grow old.

Is it tragic that her addiction likely cost her her life? Yes, of course it is. Does it invalidate any of her achievements? The strength and vibrancy with which she lived her life and touched the lives of millions around her for the better? 

“I call people sometimes hoping not only that they’ll verify the fact that I’m alive but that they’ll also, however indirectly, convince me that being alive is an appropriate state for me to be in. Because sometimes I don’t think it’s such a bright idea. Is it worth the trouble it takes trying to live life so that someday you get something worthwhile out of it, instead of it almost always taking worthwhile things out of you?” 

-The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher mattered, her voice mattered. The things that she said and did, mattered. They still matter. And they are no less true and poignant in the light of these revelations.

Addiction is a disease. It’s a dysfunction of the brain’s reward system which requires constant management and care and often goes hand in hand with other mental health disorders. It is not simply a question of willpower or the perceived lack thereof. And while sobriety is to be praised and encouraged—of course it is, of course it absolutely unquestionably is—you cannot possibly know what may cause a person to slip or to feel like they can’t cope without that crutch. And shame on anyone who says it was therefore deserved. 

Shame and my heartfelt wishes that you never go through the things that can lead to serious addiction. Or that you are ever abandoned, derided and regarded as less than human because of it and your death turned into a smear campaign against your memory for the sake of a sensationalist headline.

Yes. Carrie Fisher was an addict, she had drug dependency problems related to her mental health. There was a time she kept it hidden, but after she made the decision to come out about it, she stuck by that decision and became a champion, for herself and everyone like her who struggles. Because she never wanted anyone to suffer like she did in order to get help. And she did it with as much grace and humility as she could manage—and a whole lot more indignity, immodesty, crass humor and love as well. Because that’s who she was and she cared. 

And that’s a hell of a lot more than can be said for those crowing over her death like it’s just deserts.

Fuck you.

People do not exist to stand up to your demands of a perfect ideal of humanity. You do not get to place that burden on the shoulders of someone then tear them apart when they fall under that weight—famous or otherwise.

Fuck you and your whole pretense at moral piety and the horse you rode in on.

Carrie Fisher was not your unproblematic fave. She was in fact extremely problematic, and no one knew that better than she did. 

“I heard someone say once that many of us only seem able to find heaven by backing away from hell. And while the place that I’ve arrived at in my life may not precisely be everyone’s idea of heaven, I could swear sometimes—if I’m quiet enough—I can hear the angels sing. Either that or I fucked up my medication again.” 

-Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking.

patty jenkins the director of wonder woman had a q&a last night and someone asked her about if she felt the romance was necessary to the movie and she said that she wanted diana to have what all male heroes get to have in their movies and that includes the romance and that her romance with steve wasn’t about her needing someone but about her deserving someone amazing

and that is literally…………….the opposite of how supergirl handled kara’s love life, mon el and karamess lmao 

Okay so we can all agree that Wonder Woman (2017), Dir: Patty Jenkins was a goddamn masterclass in storytelling, especially with the inversion of male-coded language. The “No-Man’s Land” scene gave me chills and every time they played her theme song I wanted to get up and roar. 

But I wish they’d taken it a step further. I wish Ares had been a woman. Maybe, like Diana, she was always the daughter of Zeus, an Amazon sent to free her people. Maybe she was Hippolyta’s firstborn. But she wasn’t satisfied just hiding away from the world, she wanted to make men pay for what they did to her people. It would explain why Hippolyta was so reticent to let Diana learn to fight, lest she go down her sister’s path. 

And it would totally work as a Big Reveal because with people’s basic knowledge of Greek mythology (which was kind of Christianized in the movie anyway) and some clever writing, the audience would assume, like Diana, that Ares was a man. 

It would also be so much cooler as a fight, because instead of Condescending Mustache Man smirking, “You have so much to learn,” Ares could have held her hand out to Diana like so many Amazons had before her and said, “Please. Let me teach you. We can rid this world of men and make it like Themyscira. We can go home.”

I just think it would be so much more compelling, and so much harder for Diana to refuse one of her sisters - her only true sister - who claims to be trying to make the world over into the paradise where Diana grew up, than some mustachioed asshole rying to rip the world apart. 

It also totally shatters the second-wave feminist idea of “women good, men bad,” which is touched on when you see Diana’s rage and Steve’s gentleness, but never really driven home.

If you’re going to subvert male-dominated language, go all the way. Make Ares a woman.