So I’ve decided to become an escort.
The Democratic Party approves Marriage Equality... →
thinkprogess.org: “Yesterday, the Democratic Party platform drafting committee unanimously approved language endorsing same-sex marriage as a plank in the platform. According to a DNC staffer, the plank supports marriage equality as well as the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act. It also includes support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The decision reflects not only the support of...
THE AMERICAN WRITER: A message I sent in response... →
american-writer: A message I sent in response to a negative reblog Hi ‘youremmylou’, I would like to respond to your reblog of my post. (http://youremmylou.tumblr.com/post/28293477320/reblog-guncontrol) How can you claim that it would have been wrong for the people in the theater to have protected themselves from being killed? If someone in the theater had a firearm, they at least had a...
That’s so interesting because just a couple of days ago I went to a talk by the...– Paula M.L. Moya The Search for Decolonial Love: An Interview with Junot Díaz Of course something like this would come up in a Junot Diaz interview.
Next American City's book club is a thing I run,... →
alexbaca: I swear this blog won’t become 100 percent self-promotion of my personal projects, but! I do this book club over at Next American City, and I’d be really happy if you participated. My August pick is Tom Scocca’s Beijing Welcomes You, and the discussion will happen on Aug. 22. Last month’s discussion was a total dud, and it was a bummer! I’ve done my best to promote this book club...
When gays get so angry about a chicken sandwich, it is because Chick-fil-A has...– Conor Gaughan - “We Are Not Arguing Over Chicken” (Huffington Post) Exactly. (via cream-and-stars)
but are you actually supposed to go out with the...
this guy just asked me if I wanted to “go get a drink sometime” and I have no idea what to say I don’t even know him
whooaa, a cute black girl that likes video games? :) well heelllooo~– guy I’m talking to on okcupid
[[MORE]]I just realized the other day that I have never in my life watched porn. And I’m not saying that to sound super holier than thou or anything, I actually think it’s kind of weird that I’m 22 years old and I’ve never come across any porny things. Like, it’s never even crossed my mind to go look for one to watch. I didn’t even know that girls really...
You know what depresses me? When I hear black people say, “I can’t stand...– Son of Baldwin (via nickfuriously)
I wake up every morning and thank god that I am not basic
What’s the point of being on tumblr?– my eight year old cousin
If you want a president who will make things better in the African American...– Mitt Romney to the NAACP. (via newsweek) our new savior
so I was feeling sad and I thought oh, I know what...
I’ll watch the ‘commissions and fees’ episode of mad men. turns out that was a poor decision.
He was restless, sly, casually abusive, and almost always willing to cut a deal....– Jodi Kantor, writing about Rahm Emanuel in ‘The Obamas’ (via apsies)
nerdnawesome: Crazy Angry Black Woman Syndrome I have found my new spirit animal
nonayadasgay: dummkopfs: obama means family and family means everyone gets free healthcare