Nielsen spells it out: Latinos are “not... →
After consulting with Doctors, Danielle and her husband decided that it would be...– Letters To My Country: More Scenes From The War On Women. Read more at the link. (via pantslessprogressive)
The only artists I have ever known who are personally delightful are bad...– The Picture of Dorian Gray (via -intothinair) In my everyday life I am unpoetic. I feel like this bodes well for my future.
Even if we put aside the question of fetal personhood and assume that a fetus...– Offensive Feminism, Jill Filipovic (via hymnsuponyourlips-) This is SO useful. Great analysis. (via honestandunapologetic) Conservatives, go home. You’ve lost this one. (via dank-potion)
I volunteered at my city's reproductive health...
fuguestasis: [Content includes descriptions of anti-choice verbal abuse and harassment in #1, as well as domestic/sexual violence in #2] Clinic “”protesters”” are not exercising their 1st amendment rights. They’re engaging in emotional terrorism, slander, and harassment. Their goal is to inflict damage. Clinic employees, interns, and volunteers who are harassed sometimes daily should be able to...
U.S. Judges Admit to Jailing Children for Money →
fracturedrefuge: jonathan-cunningham: Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan of the Court of Common Pleas in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, plead guilty in open court that they sentenced children to juvenile detention because they were paid off to do it by the PA Childcare and a sister company, Western PA Childcare corporation that ran the private facilities. […] The companies in...
Racial divide runs deep in U.S. schools, study... →
Black and Latino students across the United States are far more likely to be suspended than white students - and far less likely to have access to rigorous college-prep courses, according to a sweeping study released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. The trove of data, collected from 72,000 schools serving 85 percent of the nation’s students, revealed...
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been....– Isaac Asimov (via melodysblog)
From birth we’re taught that we’re owed a beautiful girl. We all think of...– David Wong, 5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women (via chirart)
I don’t believe in charity. I believe in solidarity. Charity is vertical, so...– Eduardo Galeano (via mexiroccan)
I am still every age that I have been. Because I was once a child, I am always a...– Madeleine L’Engle (via nezua)
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.– Maya Angelou (via justfindingme)