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June 25 2017



has it really been 3 years since suarez vored chiellini

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even these lgbt moodboards and positivity posts are being censored as “sensitive media” when there’s literally p*rn still floating around this website unmarked. even a post that says “autistic lesbians are amazing!” is somehow inappropriate….

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BAI 4-3
Painting by Gerilya
Acrylic on Canvas
2 ft x 3 ft

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I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair. I hate the way you drive my car. I hate it when you stare. I hate your big dumb combat boots, and the way you read my mind. I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme. I hate it, I hate the way you’re always right. I hate it when you lie. I hate it when you make me laugh, even worse when you make me cry. I hate it when you’re not around, and the fact that you didn’t call. But mostly I hate the way I don’t hate you. Not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all.

June 24 2017

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Let them say that Eddard Stark had fathered four sons, not three…

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The ones that love us never really leave us.

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oracle in birds of prey #16 

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Gal Gadot on the empowering messages in Wonder Woman

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For centuries our families fought together, against their common enemy. Despite their differences, together. We need to do the same if we’re gonna survive. Because the enemy is real. It’s always been real.

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“When the snows fall, and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies, but the pack survives.”

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He is not our enemy. Not today.

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Ask us no questions and we’ll tell you no lies.

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can the amazons kill me please


Why Suffer for Social Justice?



In the US, like the rest of the world, most people are in the (paid and unpaid) working class. The social justice subculture, though, is different.

It’s rooted in cultural studies classrooms, student clubs, Facebook cliques, Democrat-in-practice “non-partisan” nonprofits, and the recent graduates that fill out the scene. While working-class people can be found as individual participants, it’s the professional-managerial class that holds (sub)cultural hegemony: its ideas, interests, and preferences dictate the entire community’s priorities and beliefs. And like the rest of the professional-managerial class, the “anti-oppression community” is richer, whiter, and more privileged in general than the working class.

When marginalized people suffer in public for a social justice audience, not everyone watching is very privileged. However, as a rule the allies far outnumber the self-advocates (hence the preoccupation with allyship and privilege over liberation and strategy in the first place). So, when the subculture proclaims the pain of the oppressed, the point isn’t to “amplify and normalize marginalized voices.” It’s a performance with a very particular purpose. The social justice subculture exploits oppressed people’s pain to prove to its members that their politics are moral.

On May Day, why did I resent having to foreground my disability? I wasn’t ashamed of being autistic. I just hated the thought of being a prop. I don’t want the subculture to use my suffering as Exhibit A to prove how right their beliefs are (especially since I think many of their beliefs aren’t right at all).

great article

You don’t get justice with the politics of guilt. You get it with the politics of solidarity. Freedom doesn’t come from shame. It comes from treating an injury to one as an injury to all (because for the working class, it objectively is).

Do you want social change? Don’t look to the social justice subculture. If, like most of us, you’re a worker (paid or unpaid), help build your class’s power instead.

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