it's VERY easy not to understand someone's oppression when you're privileged but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist you fucking foreskin q-tip ass clown orgy mayo motherfuckers, listen to people when they tell you that what you've done is wrong or when they tell you that they're suffering and ask them what you can do to be better and how you can grow and do that labour YOURSELF
Our sisters are out here looking out for us. Here's a helpful summary of strategies to heal from continual racist trauma:
@gattogateaux Dressing up exploitation as some kind of humanitarianism is just 21st century capitalism all over
These are strange times. The earth shifts beneath us. Can you taste the ash in the air, or the plastic in the water? The police are outside. The police are inside. The misery in your money and the meager choices it affords arrive from one spirit, our foe whose name is the kyriarchy, and it mutters of a wretched future. We will face it together. Together we are strong.
Do not build a browser.
wišcúla: y'know christianity the genesis story it's a lot like the big bang right? first there was light and then other stuff and the big bang basically the same right? even our lies are true!!!
lakhóta: first there was everything and that hurt so it compressed and got more complex. eventually an earth, with one landmass. over time, many landmasses. later, an ice age.
“Black Religion and the Imagination Of Matter in the Atlantic World”
Reading this book, I start to feel a wave of impostor syndrome—I see myself as lacking these childhood memories of "not fitting in with the other boys" that seem in my head, in my idea of a trans person, so necessary. I only discovered, or fell into, rather, my agender identity when in high school: the realization came swift, and I accepted it with some discomfort but mostly easily.
But we must remember our validity *regardless* of when we experienced first our gender identity.
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