That’s why black girls need to live how ever they want because you could be Jill Scott or you could be Rihanna niggas still gonna call you a hoe. You just a hoe to them the minute they look at you. You might as well be a happy hoe.
i’ve found my next tattoo.
"you might as well be a happy hoe"
hi, so, uh
I assume a lot of people are hailing joan rivers as a feminist icon mainly because she opened comedy up to women through her standup
but, uh, unsurprisingly she was not the first to do that
that’s moms mabley. she was a comedian in the 20th century and was…
The assertion that trans women as a class have “residual male privilege” or anything that looks like it is incredibly harmful, and if you want to consider yourself an actual ally to trans women then it’s your responsibility to call it out.
Note that we always have to do all the labour in our own defence. It’s exhausting.
Note: by “incredibly harmful” I mean it—along with its cousin, the “male socialisation” argument—is the justification given for all sorts of abuses against us, it’s the excuse for our exclusion and ostracism. It’s so easy to believe, so logical-sounding, and even though I could find you a hundred trans women tonight who can confirm that it has nothing to do with our lives that is somehow not enough for us to be believed.
Don’t contribute to harm against trans women. Call it out. Shut this idea down.