Though you have never possessed me
I have belonged to you since the beginning of time
And sleepily I sit on your chair beside you
Leaning against your shoulder
And your careless arm across my back gesticulates.

Mina Loy, “One O’Clock at Night”

Ways to support QTPOC artists! ›

niaking:

Here are some of the great QTPOC artists and activists I have interviewed over the past year. Click on their links to find out more about how to support their work, whether it’s buying their books, coming to their shows, or booking them to speak at your school!

  1. Virgie Tovar - fat activist and writer
  2. Nia King - podcaster
  3. Kim Tillman - musician
  4. Micia Mosely - comedian
  5. Magnoliah Black - burlesque performer
  6. Ryka Aoki - writer/performer
  7. Julio Salgado - illustrator
  8. Askari Gonzalez - writer/performer
  9. Fabian Romero - poet/performer
  10. Day Al-Mohamed - writer
  11. Miss Persia and Daddie$ Pla$tik - drag queen/musicians/performers
  12. Van Binfa - cartoonist/organizer
  13. Kiam Marcelo Julio - multi-media artist
  14. J Mase III - poet/performer
  15. Toasted Marshmallows - documentarians
  16. Karinda Dobbins - comedian
  17. Juba Kalamka - musician/performer
  18. Lexi Adsit - academic/organizer
  19. Totally Radical Muslims - zine editors
  20. Manish of Peacock Rebellion - producers/performer

If you have any trouble reaching any of them, hit me up and I’ll do my best to put you in touch.

The Story We Be :: Applications Call Out ›

The Story We Be is an intergenerational writing and performance intensives to hone the craft and power of storytelling across genre for transformative change and collective healing.

Vancouver folks, and those in surrounding areas willing to make the trek! Story We Be is such a gift and is led by brilliant writers. Check it out and apply! Applications are due on May 16th. 

cheredyles:

Look at this!!! LOOK AT THIS! Spread this shit like wildfire! Safe Trek!

this isn’t the remedy for rape culture and neither is calling the cops, but it’s good to hear this exists. although, the app should be free. 

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heartless bastards :: new resolution

an anthem

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DELANO MANONGS tells the oft-overlooked story of how Filipino leader Larry Itliong and the thousands of Filipino farmworkers rallied with their Chicano comrades to form the United Farm Workers. Their inspiring fight brought national attention to the plight of the working class and formed a legacy still celebrated today.

Dear Filipino Organizers Erased by the Cesar Chavez Movement ›

Larry Itliong Tapes II: How the Fil-Am labor leader didn't sell out, and his comment on Cesar Chavez ›

“You know what I tell them,” he said. “I don’t need that $200,000. I can eat rice and pusit (squid), bagong (anchovy paste), mango. I don’t need $200,000.”

Sunny Feeds :: Han Han : Tawa

The point for me is to create relationships based on deeper and more real notions of trust. So that love becomes defined not by sexual exclusivity, but by actual respect, concern, commitment to act with kind intentions, accountability for our actions, and a desire for mutual growth.

Dean Spade (via navigatethestream)

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Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.

The Great White North: A Tribe Called Red, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, and the myth of Canadian multiculturalism | Chart Attack ›

Also in the article is queer pinay, Casey Mecija, of Ohbijou talking about exotification in the indie music industry. 

food52:

Pizza for lunch? Queen B. delivers.

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