"I don't consider myself a fetish. I consider myself a woman. A lot of people don't know about trans women of color. We live our lives completely different from a gay man or a drag queen. I'm a woman, respect me. Or get out. Simple as that."
"I actually am a person. I actually function the same way everyone else does. Just treat me accordingly is all I ask for. No matter how many times the world wants to stone me for my truth, I'm going to keep my head up."
It's time to finally establish a face washing routine--the proper one--like that proper fitting bra you finally got when you realized that no, your nipples should not yet be at your elbows just yet and no, side boob is not a thing.
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With women leading 40% of American households as the breadwinner, this wage gap problem is not only affecting women but families as well.
The art of a smooth butt is kind of like a right of passage that once you master becomes a part of you.
There have been countless trans women of color who became activists, often in an instant, for trans people and people of color everywhere by bravely daring to stand up for their humanity and demand equal rights and visibility. Here are just eleven who are helping to revolutionize the fight for equality today through activism, artistry and the arts.
Black Lives Matter Means Trans Lives Matter: Why We Need To Address The Violence Against Black Trans Women
Tata Sanchez, was desperately seeking help as she pounded on the front door of a home in Compton, California in the early morning hours just before dawn. She was shot and killed. One moment Tata, a black trans woman, was here and the next she was not. Her life mattered.
My birthday recently passed. I planned a date with myself to relax with a bottle of wine and lay low. The very thought of it thrilled me. No harm intended, but I didn’t want to be bothered with anyone. That’s a gift I have to give myself whenever I can because I don’t get a lot of time to myself. [Read more…]
If someone says something offensive, without overtly attempting to convey a bigoted opinion or if they aren't trying to be an asshole does it count?