You want to show solidarity with women? Acknowledge their right to be sexual...– Unknown (via nefersafi)
look at you, cloaked in god’s skin. only in [her] name could you exist so...– Warsan Shire (via genderfuckher)
Something’s gotta give, it may as well be your fingers. Touch me ‘till my ribs...– Andrea Gibson, Stay (via moqueur)
A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she...– Maya Angelou (via stellablu)
Once you start to speak, people will yell at you. They will interrupt you, put...– Audre Lorde (via thechocolatebrigade)
& those scars i had hidden wit smiles & good fuckin lay open & i...– Ntozake Shange (via wretchedoftheearth)
I don’t ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember… I’ll be...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, Magnetism (via thatkindofwoman)
Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to...– Eleanor Porter (via all-there-is-to-wonder)
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone...– Eartha Kitt YEAH (via mmmajestic)
THE GOOD ONES ARE ALL GAY!
“You’re a Lesbian? But You’re Too Pretty!” “You’re Gay? There Goes Another Good Black Man!” Many heterosexual men act out, as if they are utterly devastated, when encountering women whom they find to beautiful (usually appealing to a patriarchal notion of the feminine ideal) declare that they are lesbian and have no intentions of being romantically or...
Men often assume that my lesbianism is somehow...
things you'll never hear
needynefertiti: Lauryn Hill vs Erykah Badu
The sixties were filled with beautiful soul because black people wer more vocal...– B.B. King
Part of the lesbian consciousness is an absolute recognition of the erotic...– Audre Lorde. (via grasstomyknees)
Those of us who stand outside the circle of this society’s definition of...– Audre Lorde, The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House, 1984. (via letterstomycountry)
Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any...– Audre Lorde (via audreismysoul)
Patriarchal hip-hop ushered in a world where black males could declare that they...– bell hooks, We Real Cool, p. 151
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Assata Shakur Quote (Visions of Freedom Post 3)
goddessangelika: “So many of my sisters are so completely unaware of who the real criminals and dogs are. They blame themselves for being hungry; they hate themselves for surviving the best way they know how, to see so much fear, doubt, hurt, and self hatred is the most painful part of being in this concentration camp. “Anyway, in spite of all, i feel a breeze behind my neck, turning to a...
As the public discourse on black male sexuality flourished in the sixties and...– bell hooks, We Real Cool
Deprived of a blueprint for healthy black male sexuality most black males follow...– bell hooks, We Real Cool, pg. 75
Whether fucked by older females and males, or raped by male peers in childhood,...– bell hooks, We Real Cool
Whites seek the black body to confirm that it is the exotic supersexed flesh of...– bell hooks, We Real Cool, pg. 79
The constant graphic representation of black manhood as castrated and...– bell hooks, We Real Cool, pg. 78