How to make an aggressive pro-lifer stop talking: Just record him.
LOL! But don’t they want their ~word~ to be spread everywhere? WHERE’S YOUR CONVICTION, ANTI-CHOICER?!
Written By Sonya Renee Taylor
Founder/CEO The Body is Not An Apology
This piece is an installment in the #WhenWeSayYES Campaign
[In this photo: Sonya Renee Taylor, an African American cis woman is leaning over. Only her backside, vulva (which is blurred out) and a portion of her thighs…
"One of the most durable paradoxes of white supremacy - the idea that those who are closest to an experience of oppression are its least credible witnesses. "
Walter Johnson, Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market
This is the type of violence, from microaggressions to epistemic violence to emotional/physical violence to enslavement/genocide, that gets justified by asserting that the oppressor is “objective” and “logical” and thereby “credible.” As if there is objectivity in choosing to oppress. As if the emotions of entitlement, indifference, greed or hatred aren’t involved.
“It really bugs me when people claim the need for historical accuracy to explain away the lack of diversity in Disney films. When the hell has Disney been historically accurate to begin with? (I’m looking at you, Pocahontas.)”