Audre Lorde, ‘Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference’ from Sister Outsider, p. 116
Been thinking about this concept in a very vague way since the whole UNCOOL thing and their lack of diversity and their response to it. Been thinking about this concept in light of the end of my non illustrious blogging career. Audre Lorde, of course, puts it one thousand percent more eloquently than I ever could, and really makes these stupid think-pieces about irony and shit, hipsterisms, whatever words you can string together look just that, fucking stupid, in light of the fact that it is so exclusionary to anyone who isn’t you know, (white) (upper) (middle class) (university educated) (pick one, or three of the above).
I want in on this conga line.
Keep it going. 10 million by election day!
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How can I NOT be part of this? I mean, seriously. Mitt Romney DOES suck.
oh hey, this is on my dash again! time to reblog.
What I want to say to my coworker. (via thingsidoinsteadofwork)
I don’t know what your body looks like, or how you dress, but I want you to know that your opinion doesn’t fucking matter. WHO GIVES A FUCK IF YOUR COWORKER IS FAT AND BADLY DRESSED? You’re a fucking discriminatory little shit who places much on the way someones body looks and not what is in their brain. You fucking sack of shit.
Someone was talking to a singer who was once on American Idol who I’m going to see tonight to support my friends, and said regarding me attending his show.
Said my mother, at 7am.
“You slept with the windows open? Don’t worry I don’t think anyone will be able to climb in there and get you.”