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How Queer Undocumented Youth Built the Immigrant... →
dulcerevolution: “Today, undocumented queer organizers continue to organize based on our experiences and the stories of people in our communities. It is by listening to these stories that many of us have come to the conclusion that we need to continue to use creative and unapologetic tactics to stop deportations and to address the abuses and injustices taking place every day in immigration...
Reblog if you are a Non-Binary Gender or know...
zillyhooah: (Writing a paper for school on Non-binary genders and it’s pretty important)
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please god no why
“mens rights activists” and “masculinists” are in my college facebook group
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captainiceboobs: If Romney is so against transgender rights, why is he putting women in binders?
From otaachimow (because I don't wanna do Chinese...
Linky to their blog Rule 1 - Post the rules. Rule 2 - Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post and then make 11 new ones. Rule 3 - Tag 11 people and link them to your post. Rule 4 - Let them know you have tagged them. Rule 5 - Tell the person who tagged you answered their questions. Questions for others! What places have you been other than where you live right now? Where my...
BBC Article on China/Western Relations and Chinese
[people walking on a bring Beijing street at night] The great task facing the West over the next century will be to make sense of China - not in our terms but in theirs. We [the Western World] have to understand China as it is and as it has been, not project our own history, culture, institutions and values onto it. It will always fail that test. In truth such a mentality tells us more about...
For years, I opened my 11th-grade U.S. history classes by asking students,...– Bill Bigelow, Rethinking Columbus: Towards a True People’s History (via seschat)
contains live and active cultures: aprendizaje:... →
aprendizaje: otaachimow: aprendizaje replied to your post: yeah also so it turns out Nahuatl is really hard Do they have a Nahuatl program at UChicago? That would be awesome! they don’t have Nahuatl, as far as I know. But they do have Yucatec and K’iche Maya programs that run… well then there’s a good chance I’ll be learning Yucatec Maya in a year :D And yes, I would love...
otaachimow: aprendizaje replied to your post: yeah also so it turns out Nahuatl is really hard Do they have a Nahuatl program at UChicago? That would be awesome! they don’t have Nahuatl, as far as I know. But they do have Yucatec and K’iche Maya programs that run every couple years. The Latin American studies department rotates them with a few other languages. I wanted to take Yucateco but...
oh god brace for impact
Turning my various interwebs accounts’ languages to Turkish …while not really knowing Turkish yet If an emergency window pops up I’ll just hit my computer a couple times and hope for the best
niamharthur ha preguntado: Thank you :) I'll definitely keep it in mind! :D
Deep down in my heart I always knew Chomsky was right.– Ayn Rand (via incorrectaynrandquotes) “damn straight” - Noam Chomsky (via incorrectnoamchomskyquotes)
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How the LGBTQ community reacts
When Title VII workplace protection extended to trans people: When Obama endorses same-sex marriage, with no action taken yet, bill passed, or executive order given: Me: Click “Read more” for Image Descriptions: [[MORE]] When Title VII workplace protection extended to trans people: [Person in suit giving slight approving nod] When Obama endorses same-sex marriage,...
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Transgender Student Rights: African-American Trans... →
transgenderstudentrights: An important report from Ebony on African-American trans folk: “Though February has passed, there is never a bad time to get reacquainted with African American history makers- the events that shaped our lives, our heroes and “sheroes.” Over the last few years we’ve been paying closer…
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france: sixty ten
world: france what are you do—
france: four twenties
world: france stop it
france: four twenties ten
world: france that doesn't even make any sense
autumn-and-eve-deactivated20120 ha preguntado: Thanks! Well right now I already know the violin (very basically, but I play a few other instruments as well), and personally I don't like violae xp Even though the music seems easier in comparison? I'm thinking about doing cello next.
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Christian Privilege: Some Examples
40 Examples of Christian Privilege 1. It is likely that state and federal holidays coincide with my religious practices, thereby having little to no impact on my job and/or education. 2. I can talk openly about my religious practices without concern for how it will be received by others. 3. I can be sure to hear music on the radio and watch specials on television that celebrate the holidays of my...
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"When the missionaries came to Africa they had the...
^Y algunos dicen que la opresión religiosa es problema del Primer Mundo.
sofriel: It’s 11:47. I have about 100 pages of reading and a one-page reflection due tomorrow, neither of which I have started. I also have math homework and a quiz due Wednesday that I should really be doing since I will be spending most of tomorrow waiting to reserve a good seat at the Latke-Hamantash debate. And for once I am actually tired at this time of night. Yaaay. I BELIEVE IN YOU...
Femmes and Family: I won't reblog pictures mocking... →
femmesandfamily: I am not a Christian. I was actually raised Jewish, although I am definitely more of a cultural Jew. However - I have a lot of religious friends. These are people who have deep faith, but who also are anti-racist, pro choice, queer friendly, etc etc etc. They have all of my politics EXCEPT they… I agree with your point on perhaps not mocking POF specifically, but I...
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Michif lesson 2: What is that? →
sofriel: Learn fun stuff about gender, animacy, and easy verbs in Michif! You will learn to identify objects and ask what things are called. Also, I frankly have no clue at what vocabulary to include in these things. Eventually I plan to make lesson companion exercises so people can learn more vocab but if anyone has suggestions that’d be lovely.
Standard English Privilege
What is Standard English Privilege? Standard English Privilege is the command/knowledge of Standard English (grammar/composition, speaking etc). This usually means one has: Grown up in a home where SE was used. Been able to access the resources necessary to learn SE. Learned English as a first language or from a very young age. What does Standard English Privilege look like? Being able to...
Time. Time. Time.: Is there a word for being "that... →
sofriel: Because right now I am totally “that indigenous/Metis kid” in my Spanish class. I feel like this is something that is a near-universal experience of students of color in college. We were just studying indigenous Latin Americans, and now we have moved on to mestizaje, and I’m basically the Canadian… “Token” parece similar pero quizá diferente porque esto tiene que ver...
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Sexism, Character Design, and the Role of Women in...
And there it was, the truth about character design that so many players know but most designers wouldn’t usually articulate: most of the egregiously sexist character designs are based on fuckability, rather than playability. [tw: discussion of sexism, objectification, POC erasure] Fantastic article from Kotaku analyzing an important (but seldom discussed) issue. Artículo fantástico...
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The Selchie Warrior: Some language related facts →
selchieproductions: The ten largest languages in the world are spoken by 50% of all humans. Linguists estimate that 6918 languages (cf. Ethnologue) are spoken in the world today. 90% of the world’s languages are estimated to be gone by 2100. A language dies every fortnight. Two states have dead or…
في أمل: Words that have no translation to English →
fuckyeahforeignlanguagemajor: Gheegle: (Filipino) The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute. Forelsket: (Norwegian)The euphoria you experience when you are first falling in love. Cualacino: (Italian) The mark left on a table by a cold glass. Pochemuchka…