# “Whenever I hear the "Women are paid \$.78 for the man’s \$1" I flip it around. Men make \$1.22 for every woman’s \$1. It interests me that even the most common simple measure of gender inequality is firmly based on male-as-normative …”

bisexual activist and queer theory blogger Patrick RichardsFink (via fliponymous)

this is an interesting point, although mathematically inaccurate: assuming the women:men, 0.78:1 ratio is correct, men make \$1.28 for every woman’s \$1

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White people are still the ~standard so that’s not so revolutionary.

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A white man makes \$1.34 for every dollar that a black man makes

A white man makes \$1.52 for every dollar that a latino man makes

A white man makes \$1.24 for every dollar that a white woman makes

A white man makes \$1.44 for every dollar that a black woman makes

A white man makes \$1.67 for every dollar that a latina woman makes

That’s some bullshit right there.

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If you take away anything from this website, please let it be what I bolded ^

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Let’s take it a step further. For every hour a white man works, a black woman has to work 86 minutes to earn as much money. 57.6 hours a week compared to the white man’s 40.

Take it another step further. Assuming a Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 job, from Thursday 12:45pm through Friday end of business, a white man gets paid for his work, a black woman is, by comparison, working for free.

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This is good, but can we please start adding that many disabled people make less than 25 CENTS per hour, completely legally??

I think that’s a pretty fucking important part of intersectionality discussions too…

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I saw this the other day on twitter. Smh.

Hmm. This is alarming. It makes me rethink my values and my affinities.

okay

Okay, so niggas wanna act like there weren’t no strippers back in the day? Y’all wanna act like black strippers aren’t revolutionary in their own right? Y’all wanna act like black woman can’t be both images at the same time? Huh? Y’all wanna act like black women have “lost their way” and it’s a cause for all this shaming? Y’all wanna act like they are less than as black women because they don’t got an afro and an ankh?

Aiight…

^This

word i was thinkin the same thing. even in the most revolutionary of times there are people on the other side who remain enslaved by the system.

Gtfoohwtbs fantasies about pro-black ass-shaking well-read twerking-for-the-hood-Jesus-and-the-cause type strippers being a reality. Self-respecting sisters and hoes don’t exist in the same body.

So…Josephine Baker is a fantasy? Feel free to pick up an actual history book instead of spouting misogynistic ill informed bullshit.

Please don’t associate hoes who fight for dollars with woman who fought for their rights.

Please stop being a worthless specimen of douchcanoe.

strippers, adult entertainers, and sex workers have been fighting for our rights long before your ignorant ass crawled to your laptop to show the world how little you know

Josephine Baker, civil rights movement, French resistance volunteer during WWII

Marsha P. Johnson, one of the leaders of the Stonewall riots, co founded S.T.A.R., which in part provided housing for homeless trans and queer youth.

Eartha Kitt, civil rights movement, anti apartheid, blacklisted for decades due to anti war statements made to the first lady

And btw, these women fought for their rights with signs, with their voices, with their bodies. They fought for their right to work, to be safe, and to be respected, whether it’s while they’re half naked or at a protest or both. You don’t get to decide what rights are important, and how we fight for them.

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# “Ancient moon priestesses were called virgins. ‘Virgin’ meant not married, not belonging to a man - a woman who was ‘one-in-herself’. The very word derives from a Latin root meaning strength, force, skill; and was later applied to men: virile. Ishtar, Diana, Astarte, Isis were all called virgin, which did not refer to sexual chastity, but sexual independence. And all great culture heroes of the past, mythic or historic, were said to be born of virgin mothers: Marduk, Gilgamesh, Buddha, Osiris, Dionysus, Genghis Khan, Jesus - they were all affirmed as sons of the Great Mother, of the Original One, their worldly power deriving from her. When the Hebrews used the word, and in the original Aramaic, it meant ‘maiden’ or ‘young woman’, with no connotations to sexual chastity. But later Christian translators could not conceive of the ‘Virgin Mary’ as a woman of independent sexuality, needless to say; they distorted the meaning into sexually pure, chaste, never touched.”

—Monica Sjoo, The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth (via tierdropp)

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For his recently published picture book Freckles (Splice Pictures Publishing), the Swiss photographer Reto Caduff has taken pictures of freckled women all over Europe. His pictures prove: freckles are beautiful. Don’t hide yourself in the shade! I think what I love about this the most is the vast diversity of people who are blessed with freckles. (x)

I have never ever understood why freckles are considered ugly.

Freckles are so pretty it’s like a map on a persons body showing you where to kiss them.

wow their faces look like a galaxy exploded

Humans are amazing

I was going to apologize for making “another one of those” posts; but then I remembered how many of those “feel sorry for cis people!!” comics there are and how they have SO MUCH MORE notes than informative and trans sympathetic posts so. I’m not apologizing for this.

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happy women’s day

happy international womens day!!!!! some ladies dancin’!!!!

It already pasted earlier this week but it is too cute not to reblog. Plus everyday we should be celebrating this stuff!

move the bar up a little to include Philly

I agree with alligator.

happy international women’s day

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If you want me to respect your opinions, try not having such shitty opinions.