Why can't you walk down the street in a bad mood? Life isn't always happy. Why should breast feeding women have to cover up? It is literally the most natural thing in the world. Why should any woman have to go out their way to be pretty?
Originally posted on werdbrew:
This essay contains extensive discussion of reproductive violence and some mention of sexual violence. North Carolina has more living victims of forced or coerced sterilization than any other state in the U.S. There are around 7,600 known cases that were performed through a government-run eugenics program that culminated in 1974. A…
Speaking in Bones is seeped in responsibilites. Those that are acknowledged and upheld. Those that have gone awry but with good intentions. Those that are simply ignored.
It’s curious how that message, of loving who you are, is still something people struggle with today. Whether it is your race, size, orientation, or religion we still compare ourselves, and others, to these dizzy goddess like social standards.
I wanted to share my latest piece of miniature patchwork hoop art with you. It’s a 3 inch embroidery hoop with a 1.5 inch flying geese patchwork block. The geese are 3/8 inch high and are fou… Source: Using colour palettes for mini-patchwork
It's funny how poignant quotes from graphic novels, comics, and cartoons can be. When V for Vendetta was written, from 1988-1989, it accurately reflects the tense atmosphere of the time.
More content of any kind of media needs to come from PoC- how else are we going to understand them better, and use that to change things for the better? Using their own voice to vent their issues is far more powerful than if it came from a white person.