Violence does not always take visible form, and not all wounds gush blood.
- Haruki Murakami, 1Q84 (via parlouz)

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#IM READING THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW!!!!  

my mom is holding an iftar tonight and she’s bringing some food back for me #buhlessssssssed

Posted 3 days ago
#words  
Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish, it makes you indestructible.
- Things I’ll teach my children (via ohhhkat)

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Posted 3 days ago with 119,132 notes
#positive vibes  

arabellesicardi:

If you are feeling sad, I think Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry is a good movie to watch for survival mechanisms. I think about his absolute determination quite often when I feel like lying on the floor and giving up. It’s on Netflix Instant. 

Posted 3 days ago with 7,095 notes
#positive vibes  

rihanna and kim kardashian started wearing septum jewelry after i got mine done just saying

Posted 3 days ago with 3 notes
#words  

last night i ran a portion of a staff meeting after being awake for about 28 hours and i have no clue what i told them

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#i also did an impromptu presentation board thing  #words  

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Posted 4 days ago with 6,673 notes
#oh my gaaah  #fka twigs  
marinashutup replied to your photoset:just moisturized and braided my hair woop
how do i be you tho

girl i’m blushing

Posted 5 days ago with 1 note
#marinashutup  

just moisturized and braided my hair woop

Posted 5 days ago with 2 notes
#shea moisture and kinky curly are my baes  #self  

marinashutup:

"BUT WHAT ABOUT THE MEN?!" - Is Feminism Sexist? - marinashutup

Posted 5 days ago with 2,412 notes
#marina is a cool person  

ridge:

KIM KARDASHIAN’S COMMENTS ARE GETTING OUT OF HAND

Posted 5 days ago with 49,597 notes
#oh my GOD  
Power feminism is just another scam in which women get to play patriarchs and pretend that the power we seek and gain liberates us.
-

bell hooks

Let’s talk about this quote for a second.

I remember I attended a college lecture about what feminism means in America and how imperial politics and economic gaps between the West and East render what women want and consider pivotal to their feminism as conflicting and even antagonistic to each other.

My feminism, first and foremost, will always be anti-imperialism.

Imperial politics are dangerous and the very essence of narcissism. Imperial politics demonstrated within a feminist frame usually goes as follows: the most privileged women, ie. those who have access to technology, representation, occupy a particular media-friendly image or ideology and have access to those in higher slots in society are allotted platforms to speak about their experiences as women and without question, this gets presumptuously labelled “women’s experiences”. Being that women who are globally bestowed the highest tier are usually allowed such room to speak, their minimal struggles are then homogenized as the quintessential female experience and misogyny is wholeheartedly announced a tangible issue that can be easily eradicated out of modern Western society.

Its no accident that women of color, women in occupied regions and those who face mass political or economic repression and their words which don’t satisfy neoliberal, imperialist gaze are deemed anti-progressive, race baiters, backwards, terrorist apologists, etc. Our complex, multi-faceted struggles within a white supremacist empire tap into too many accepted status quos for the average American moderate. It forces those who legitimize the war on terror and view racism as an entity of the past to confront their own unsightly prejudices and the systematic brutality their nations enacts on various global societies, as well as within its borders. Its easier to find (and fabricate) any reason to demonize the likes of Trayvon Martin and his family for his own tragic demise or deem young Yemeni children necessary collateral damage for “the greater good” than to examine what other oppressions beyond misogyny exist that unquestionably burden the lives of otherized communities, including and especially the women in said communities.

Power feminism expects women to unanimously rejoice in the presidential election of Hillary Clinton, while her administration carries out the same murderous policies as her predecessors. Power feminism labels any legitimate criticism of influential women as inherent egregious misogyny. Power feminism devalues the loss of women’s lives abroad, while infantizling their independent resistance and stripping their agency by shamelessly declaring intervention as saving them. Power feminism within an imperialistic frame needs the hyper-demonization of otherized communities to justify its occupation. Power feminism can be even more dangerous than ruthless misogyny because of its insidious nature and lack of culpability.

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THIS POST IS GOLDEN (via wocinsolidarity)

Posted 5 days ago with 10,978 notes
#feminism  #reference  

likeafieldmouse:

James L. - Lenticular Clouds Over Mt. Rainier (2004)

Posted 5 days ago with 11,856 notes

yosssarian:

if pooh bear can wear a crop top so can i

Posted 5 days ago with 71,573 notes
#crop tops for EVERYBODY  

plantvibes:

hey friend you are not too big or too small your legs are not gross and your tummy is definitely not gross. look down!!!! u are an abstract cosmic entity contained in some skin and muscle and bone!!!!! do u eVEN KNOW HOW COOL THAT IS?//?

Posted 6 days ago with 29,681 notes
#positive vibes