100 Amazing Trans Americans You Should Know... →
crankyskirt: The Trans 100 list is out! (Linking to Buzzfeed since there are photos and short blurbs of the honorees - here’s the press release direct from We Happy Trans.)
You are the reason that God gave me vision, nothing more beautiful has ever crossed my path. I hope to see you again. I most likely won’t speak but I’ll carry the memory in my back pocket when life doesn’t present such beautiful moments. -Emotions The Poet
No one knows
No one knows who I am anymore. My hair represented so much of who I was that people walk pass me and don’t see me. It is crazy. Some think I’m a male, others just don’t know I am myself. Everyone loves the new look and some folks miss the locs but it was time for a change. Time to forgive and let go. That is what cutting my locs symbolized for me. I will grow them back one day...
Why do you have to bring up race? →
sinidentidades: 70 Percent of Anti-LGBT Murder Victims Are People of Color While people of color make up about 30 percent of the United States’ population, they account for 60 percent of those imprisoned. Report: Immigration Status Race Affect Domestic Workers’ Pay Once convicted, black offenders receive longer sentences compared to white offenders. The U.S. Sentencing Commission stated that...
charlielikeaboy: So I have my new cut and everyone keep asking why I cut my hair and don’t I know it’s a more masculine cut… Ummm I cut my hair because my natural hair is not about growing a big Afro, it’s about healthy hair. Eventually I will let it grow but right now I am having fun with my hair and it being a masculine cut… Really? The line between what’s masculine and feminine been blurred...
When the LGBT community is not united with social movements that address the...– Human Rights Campaign: Largest LGBT Donors Are Drone Manufacturers “WE WANT EQUALITY! WE WANT JUSTICE!” etc, etc. (via mehreenkasana)
UFC fighter suspended for tweeting gay slur →
gaywrites: TW: Gay slurs. The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week suspended fighter Nate Diaz after he called another fighter “the biggest fag in the world” on Twitter. To make matters worse, his manager later said the slur wasn’t meant to target LGBT people, but was intended to “refer to a punk or a bitch.” Oh. That’s better. “We are very disappointed by Nate Diaz’s comments, which...
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