This is my new favourite thing.
Taken outside a Planned Parenthood in Olympia, WA.
This. is. amazing.
friend of a friend (via avry)
Powerful and important and amazing.
I’m a lot of things: I’m queer, white, upper middle class, an organizer, a nerd, a clothes horse…
I’m also fat.
That’s an easy thing for me to say, and it’s a hard thing for many people to hear. And it impacts me more immediately, frequently and overtly than a lot of my identities.
When I tell…
This is really powerful.
Oh my god, this is such a perfect way to make a statement.
I like this.
— Lou Hartman (via adornyourhearts)
—ANGELA DAVIS (paraphrased), in Black Is…Black Ain’t (1994).
Watching this trailer for Miss Representation, a documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newson, I felt like crying. I hope it finds a distributor at Sundance and that local cinemas pick it up. If you want to donate to the fund to have it distributed to middle and high schools around the country or more information, here is the website.
A chilling photo montage from Colorlines, titled “Get Ready for the Whitest Oscars in a Decade,” made me realize just how screwed up Hollywood is when it comes to matters of race.
Then someone piped up in the Colorlines comments section and said that Hailee Steinfeld technically counts…