How to use your white privilege
If the “passing privilege” person is looking at this blog, this is one thing you can do, if you’re up to it.
Reblogging for excellence.
More passing people, and people who recognize white privilege should do this
for the white folk who ask “but what am i supposed to do about all of this”
soooooooosososososo so good.
WHITE PASSING/WHITE PEOPLE PLEASE WATCH THIS IF YOU EVER WERE GONNA WATCH ANYTHING WATCH THIS.
Just wanna state that I believe being hard femme also means using your privileges (whatever they may be) and your ability to be hard badass femmes to smash down on oppression just like this.
YES YES YES YES I’M FUCKING CRYING ALL OF THIS YES THANK YOU.
I just shared this with my husband (who is white).
The story also reminded me of when I went to the West Hollywood Agent Provocateur with my friend Elisabeth Dale (author, breast expert, and also a white woman). The two white sales staff bent over backwards to entertain her, and when she purchased a very expensive pair of sunglasses, didn’t even blink.
However, when I went to purchase a $20 book, they needed to see my ID and verify that I was who I said I was.
Racism is real, y’all.
Agent Provocateur Fenella set in black and white, S/S 2010
Tarot cards are great and everything until you ask about a situation and they give you the exact opposite of what you want to hear but you know they’re right.
Come on guys, you’re spost to be justifying my hate for people not telling me it’s my own fault they suck and I should just be nicer.
I love how, as a woman, no matter how successful you are in other areas in your life, it is always overshadowed by the fact that you aren’t reproducing.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldeau on the (undeniable!) resemblance:
“The funny thing is, with the Prince Charming thing… I think I was the first to say that… I saw myself with the armor on for the first time and I said, ‘That’s Prince Charming from Shrek.’” (x)