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neptunain:

the point of social activism isn’t equality or loving each other, it’s about breaking down dangerous power systems when are people gonna get this

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queenmerbabe:

queerpoc:

cleolinda:

cinematicnomad:

apparently e.l. james called former child star mara wilson (matilda) a “sad f**k” for critiquing the 50shades books a while ago and now there’s a feud. i love it.

I have a love for her that runs deep.

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Isn't it that whiteness and light colored skin was valued in east asian socities like China, Korea and Japan even before western colonialism reached those areas? I've read in my Chinese history book that whiteness of skin was valued in the past because it meant you didn't have to work outside in the sun, and I've read about it Korea and Japan, too. Why is " white beauty" considered a European ideal, and would the desire to have lighter skin has been around since before western influence?
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thisisnotkorea:

Yep but we’re talking about skin color in the racial context vs skin color as a class marker. Light skin was once considered a symbol of high societal status because the elite, as opposed to the workers, did not have to work in the fields and has less sun exposure. The post we reblogged discussed this and now the symbols have flipped 180, tan skin is now a sign of leisure and therefore a class marker BUT for POC who face colorism, they do not have the same relationship to dark skin as white people do.

Colorism is closely linked to racism as POC who have darker skin are considered less attractive because the white beauty standards favor light skin (tan skin only when the person is originally white). This affects all types of POC, not just Asians. Colorism often manifests as microagressions or discrimination ie people being told stuff like “you’re too dark to be x” or “I only like light skinned x people”. Or even just look at darker kpop idols (who aren’t even dark) who get made fun of for their skin color. Dark POC often do not get representation in media either. And all those people constantly telling them light skin is the only beautiful skin can lead to some POC to turn to dangerous practices like bleaching.

Colorism is different from skin color as a class identifier.

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caelas:

girls are so hot???? like i see a hot girl every 2 seconds.  and a hot guy about every 2 weeks.  and even then i’m wary because he might end up yelling something rude at me or making a rape joke or something

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riddlemetom:

barrel—rider:

Expectations Vs. Reality / Game of thrones

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idkrn:

hiddleswiggles:

That’s good service.

We shall never deny a guess even the most ridiculous request..

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sayuri5:

Oh-chan admitting to being the one with the loudest fart.
LOL (〜 ̄▽ ̄)〜

From Hey Hey Hey 2005.11.14.

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fuckyeahkamenashi:

Vancouver no Asahi Trailer (x)

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Taguchi’s new nickname for Nakamaru.

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ccushty:

punkgender:

one of the worst things about becoming educated on social issues is when people are like ‘you used to have a sense of humor’

no i used to have internalized prejudices which i’ve worked really hard to overcome and i realize now that your jokes are shitty

Always reblog this because becoming more socially aware makes you dislike a lot of people

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cumberbuddy:

gvacamolly:

petitbear:

skittleoakley:

Daughter tells her Dad he’s going to be a Grandpa [x]

When he says “really” ;’)

Never leave this un-reblogged

What a dear human being he is. 

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