FCKH8 posted a statement on their blog yesterday in response to the Colorlines article that questioned the motives of their “I’m over racism” t-shirt and viral video. If you’re not caught up on everything, here’s a rundown of how this whole thing started.
The post is of…
You work so hard, just to end up at home crying yourself to sleep; remember you’re trying, you are moving mountains that have plagued you since you were young, and you’re trying so hard.
Keep fighting, fight until you have won. Fight until you have found your way home, until the sun comes back and your heart learns to love the mornings again."
That explains the government controlled lightning storms and increases of screams of terror and confusion I heard this morning. That was very polite of you to clear that up.
I suppose you have to respect the life choices of close family members and hang her in a central location in the home, like over the dining table or on top of that untamed shadow that looms in the corner of the bathroom.
Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia (via erkings)
Fun fact: Canada launched the “Don’t Be That Guy” rape prevention campaign targeted at potential rapists rather than potential victims was launched… and the number of reported sexual assaults fell by 10 per cent. within that year. Rape prevention NEEDS to start with education and focus on the perpetrators, not just policing the behavior of potential victims.