I felt really good and now I don’t. What a surprise.

8:52 pm  •  1 October 2014  •  1 note
"White feminism" does not mean every white woman, everywhere, who happens to identify as feminist. It also doesn’t mean that every "white feminist" identifies as white. I see "white feminism" as a specific set of single-issue, non-intersectional, superficial feminist practices. It is the feminism we understand as mainstream; the feminism obsessed with body hair, and high heels and makeup, and changing your married name. It is the feminism you probably first learned. "White feminism" is the feminism that doesn’t understand western privilege, or cultural context. It is the feminism that doesn’t consider race as a factor in the struggle for equality.

White feminism is a set of beliefs that allows for the exclusion of issues that specifically affect women of colour. It is “one size-fits all” feminism, where middle class white women are the mould that others must fit. It is a method of practicing feminism, not an indictment of every individual white feminist, everywhere, always.
This Is What I Mean When I Say “White Feminism” (via becauseiamawoman)
10:44 pm  •  30 September 2014  •  22,014 notes
Here we are, at the place where I get to beg for it. Where I get to say ‘Please, for just one night, will you lay down next to me? We can leave our clothes on, we can stay all buttoned up?’ But we both know how it goes–– I say I want you inside me and you hold my head underwater. I say I want you inside me and you split me open with a knife.
― Wishbone by Richard Siken (via wellconstructedsentences)
9:56 pm  •  29 September 2014  •  82 notes

I wish I liked myself and I wish I was motivated to work on my art, but it’s a direct reflection of how shitty I feel. I can’t stand my apartment and I want to be on a different planet entirely.

9:53 pm  •  29 September 2014  •  5 notes