Fragrance Free Femme of Colour Realness by Leah... →
billierain: “More and more people are coming out about having chemical sensitivities, or what some folks refer to as chemical injury. There are many of your friends who have asthma, have MCS, have been through chemo, etc, who don’t mention it cause they don’t feel entitled or want to get in a fight, but if you cut down on scents, they will be really happy. A lot of people are chemically injured...
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: SouLar Bliss' List of... →
poczineproject: Here’s are just a few zines listed in this amazing roundup of resources: Mindful Occupation: Rising Up Without Burning Out This booklet focuses on radical mental health, the #occupy movement, and mental and emotional support for people in action/protest/occupation situations. Supporting a Survivor of Sexual Assault An incredible zine for folks who are supporting survivors!...
Some women wait for themselves Around the next corner And call the empty spot...– Audre Lorde (via jadalyric)
driftwood: Things I want to tell people, that I... →
mumblingsage: sehnsuchttraum: You don’t have to achieve great things by the time you’re 25 You have intrinsic value above and beyond your perceived utility to other people and society at large. You don’t have to have sex, or have sex in any way that you find uncomfortable or…
half woman. half amazing: Poem about My Rights BY... →
julinkah: Even tonight and I need to take a walk and clear my head about this poem about why I can’t go out without changing my clothes my shoes my body posture my gender identity my age my status as a woman alone in the evening/ alone on the streets/alone not being the…
Commit one intentional act of decolonization right now. Some examples: check...– Kim Katrin Crosby (via queergiftedblack)
DIY Emotional Well-being Tips from the 2008...
fuckyeahselfcare: DIY Emotional Well-being Tips Standing up against oppression is righteous, but risky, behavior. It’s hard work, both physically and emotionally. A much too large percentage of activities burn out and disappear from their communities because the frustrations and injuries from fighting an uphill battle, of which we may never ourselves reap the rewards, can be demoralizing and...
As Mia Mingus so aptly put, “To me, femme must include ending ableism, white...– Kim Crosby (via femmefilth666)
LadySpeech Sankofa: Prayer for Oshun →
ladyspeechsankofa: Prayer for Oshun Oshun, oyeyeni mo… Oshun who is full of understanding, O wa yanrin wayanrin kowo si… Who digs sand and buries money there. Obinrin gbona, okunrin nsa… The woman who seizes the road and causes men to run away. Oshun abura-olu… Oshun the river which the king cannot…
I have been thinking about the notion of perfect love as being without fear, and...– bell hooks (via whenbirdstakewing)
lion(ess): my chronic illness bill of rights →
billierain: I HAVE THE RIGHT… to the full range of emotional responses to my experiences—from self-pity to gratitude and everything in between. to seek out information and advice from any source i can find. to follow or disregard any advice or recommendations i receive from strangers, friends and family,…
Don't ever hesitate. Reblog this. This should be...
Depression Hotline: 1-630-482-9696
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
Sexuality Support: 1-800-246-7743
Eating Disorders Hotline: 1-847-831-3438
Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
Grief Support: 1-650-321-5272
Runaway: 1-800-843-5200, 1-800-843-5678, 1-800-621-4000
Exhale: After Abortion Hotline/Pro-Voice: 1-866-4394253
If you ever want to talk: My Tumblr ask is always open.
the fact that “love your body” rhetoric shifts the responsibility for body...– on “loving your body” (via silkchemise) yess! I wrote a blog post about this from a disability perspective. Blog post here. (via thetendergravityofkindness)
For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people...– bell hooks (via sayiwontrecognize)
Fuck Yeah FTMs of Color: The resource guide Trans... →
fuckyeahftmsofcolor: Are you an immigrant or refugee, or do you come from a family of recent immigrants? Do you identify as transgender, or express your gender differently than is expected in your culture? The upcoming book Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is looking for contributors to its chapter on intersections of…
Colored Girls Hustle: How Can We Create More... →
nicole-clark: (Pictured above: Members of Loyola University Chicago Empowering Sisterhood (LUCES)) I recently received an email from a young woman of color and a recent college graduate. She contacted me to ask if I could point her in the direction of women of color organizations in…
what i'm practicing today... and everyday
coloredgirlshustle: self-love (n.) 1. the instinct or tendency to seek one’s own well-being 2. a feeling of self-respect and personal worth 3. admiration of self 4. regard for one’s own happiness
QPOC In Like: On Radical Compassion →
qpocinlike: This is for the anon who asked what radical compassion means. For me, the common understanding of compassion is that we sympathize with those who are suffering and seek to ameliorate their suffering. Because of their suffering, they are deserving of our pity. We feel bad of them and so we do what…
Learn By The Moon, Love By The Stars: sacredtelos:... →
sacredtelos: Chakra Illness Dictionary Addictions / Addictive behaviour (Base Chakra) Allergies (Heart Chakra) (Food Allergies - Solar Plexus) Alzheimer’s (Crown Chakra) Anorexia (Base Chakra) Asthma (Throat Chakra) Bladder (Sacral Chakra) Blindness (Brow…