Slurs are not oppressive because they are offensive, they are oppressive because slurs by nature of being slurs draw upon certain power dynamics to remind their target of his/her/their vulnerability in a certain relation to power and as an extension of that, to threaten violence and exploitation of that vulnerability.
home. (at my mommas floor )
unexpected zucchini blossom bouquet from my go-to guy at the farmer’s market and I officially have a crush
But remember, there are two ways to dehumanize someone: by dismissing them, and by idolizing them.
David Wong (via thatkindofwoman)
there were supposed to be a whole slew of new emojis added in july. july ends in two days and i am wondering why no one else is outraged at this situation ?
personnage éclatant de rire-person roaring with laughter
Rene Magritte Exhibit, Chicago Art Institute, July 2014