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The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks. ― Christopher Hitchens

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outforhealth:

silversarcasm:

[Gifset: Laverne Cox speaks at the GLAAD media awards, she says,

"Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and every one of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor, and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and each other."]

femmeanddangerous:

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Why yes, I do intend to reblog every awesome Laverne Cox gif set that comes across my dash. Because she is perfect. *swoon*

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halftheskymovement:

Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian author whose book about escaping Taliban-ruled Afghanistan became a Bollywood movie, has been shot and killed. Sushmita, who wrote about the harsh lifestyle of women in rural Afghanistan, chose to return to the country several years ago and did health care work. According to the police chief, the Taliban came to her house, dragged her from her home and shot her 15 times. This killing is the latest in a strong of attacks against prominent women. 
Read more via The Guardian.

halftheskymovement:

Sushmita Banerjee, an Indian author whose book about escaping Taliban-ruled Afghanistan became a Bollywood movie, has been shot and killed. Sushmita, who wrote about the harsh lifestyle of women in rural Afghanistan, chose to return to the country several years ago and did health care work. According to the police chief, the Taliban came to her house, dragged her from her home and shot her 15 times. This killing is the latest in a strong of attacks against prominent women. 

Read more via The Guardian.

(via areemeers)

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blackmagicalgirlmisandry:

provocatoria:

infinityandbelon:

quickweaves:

The kid in the blue grew up to become iconic femme queen face iconic femme queen performer and Legendary Mother of the house of Laperla, Alyssa Laperla

Dude, I’ve been wondering what happened with that kid since I first saw that scene.

ugh, that makes me so happy 

(x) here’s a video of her from 2011, this makes me so unbelievably happy because I always feared the worst had happened to them 

blackmagicalgirlmisandry:

provocatoria:

infinityandbelon:

quickweaves:

The kid in the blue grew up to become iconic femme queen face iconic femme queen performer and Legendary Mother of the house of Laperla, Alyssa Laperla

Dude, I’ve been wondering what happened with that kid since I first saw that scene.

ugh, that makes me so happy 

(x) here’s a video of her from 2011, this makes me so unbelievably happy because I always feared the worst had happened to them 

(Source: highkeygay, via outforhealth)

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Race is not a biological category that naturally produces health disparities because of genetic differences. Race is a political category that has staggering biological consequences because of the impact of social inequality on people’s health.
Dorothy E. Roberts, Fatal Intervention (via betheintrepid)

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