Asian Pacific American LGBTQ Survey →
susurrations: (TW: questions about drug and alcohol use, abuse, and tough stuff about your relationship with your parents.) fortunatelight: Hey, how about helping out some grad students? If you are at least 18 years old, identify as APIA LGBTQ, and reside in the United States, please consider participating in the “The QAPI Study.”
azultierra: Para ellos, nuestras historias son mitos, nuestras doctrinas son leyendas, nuestra ciencia es magia, nuestras creencias son supersticiones, nuestro arte es artesania, nuestros juegos, danzas y vestidos son folklore, nuestro gobierno es anarquía, nuestra lengua es dialecto, nuestro amor es pecado y bajeza, nuestro andar es arrastrarse, nuestro tamaño es pequeño, ...
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.– William Blake (via tobia)
The Real Faces of the Minimum Wage →
Minimum wage workers are adults. Nearly 80 percent of the workers who would be directly affected by a minimum wage increase are adults, as seen in an analysis by the National Women’s Law Center. When you include those who would be indirectly affected that figure becomes more than 92 percent. Less than 16 percent of workers who would be affected by President Obama’s minimum-wage proposal are...
Angela Davis and Assata Shakur’s Lawyer Denounce... →
iinventedeverything: the FBI’s actions is an open invitation to apprehend or kill assata shakur. (lennox hinds, assata shakur’s attorney) (keep in mind, shakur is still considered an *active terrorist threat* by the FBI—even tho what she has done in the past 30 years has been to write and give speeches. it is, as angela davis says, an act of terrorism by the FBI—it’s an attempt to terrify young...
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or...– my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via maarnayeri)
"The Average Fourth Grader Is A Better Poet Than... →
tetraghost: commovente: While in graduate school at the University of Houston, I supplemented my income by working as a writer in residence for Writers in the Schools (WITS). I was with WITS for three years, during which I visited third, fourth, and fifth grade classrooms, and worked with groups of students visiting the Menil museum of art, the Houston Historical Society, and the Houston...
New Blog If you want something done right skip... →
earthwisdom: Rice Shoulder Heating Pad, with Lavender February 2, 2012 by Alissa My mom made shoulder rice warmers several years ago for the neighbors for Christmas. She put in all kinds of nice smelling herbs in them. I loved the one she made for our family, I used it all the…