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'ativan stuck with gum on back of iMac (close up)', 2013iMac, Ativan, gum, sticky tape, clear wireKatherine Botten and Holly Childs


'ativan stuck with gum on back of iMac (close up)', 2013
iMac, Ativan, gum, sticky tape, clear wire
Katherine Botten and Holly Childs

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#holly childs  #katherine botten  #art 


if you’re reading this i’m beautiful

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#about me 

We are very disappointed in the failure of the public to recognize the existence of a divine Deity walking among them. Deity’s often walk the Earth in their flesh form. Beyonce will transcend back to the spirit once her work here on Mother Earth has been completed.

As our congregation continues to swell, we ask that you consider what is more real; an invisible spirit on high, or a walking, talking, breathing Goddess who shows you her true form daily. Beyonce’s spirit is entrancing. We know that she was sent to this place to spread love, peace, and joy. While we do not believe Beyonce to be the Creator, we recognize that she still sits among the throne of Gods. There is a lot of false information being spread about our beliefs, but we will correct all of the vicious lie-tellers. As Beyonce spreads her gospel through song and dance, her message provides uplifting, loving, and many times real-life happenings. We humbly ask you to respect our beliefs, just as you want those to respect yours. Open your mind to new possibilities and you will see, just as we did, that Bey is a true higher power. Surfbort!"
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#beyonce  #church of bey  #surfbort 

Police + Prisons Don’t Keep Us Safe—We Keep Each Other Safe: A Conversation with CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade

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#cece mcdonald  #reina gossett  #dean spade  #prisons  #pic  #prison abolition  #safety  #prison industrial complex  #police  #violence  #transphobia 
Aamer Rahman: The Truth Hurts Live Recording →


MELBOURNE: I’m recording my first comedy special live in May, get your tickets and please share!

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"The essential function of utopia is a critique of what is present."
Ernst Bloch (via svaartpractice)

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#utopia  #critique  #present  #future  #ernst bloch 


Ever have a day where you discover evil spirits have taken your nice clothes and replaced them with a pile of dirty laundry? 

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#yes!  #ryka aoki 


i had a dream where tornadoes were made illegal or something i just remember like a dozen police cars driving directly toward a tornado with their sirens on and all getting sucked into the tornado

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#acab  #dreams can come true 


An interview with lesbian Stonewall veteran Stormé DeLarverie

The conversation turned to the night in June of 1969 at the Stonewall Inn where she made history. Quite a few friends, writers and historians over the years have identified her as the tough cross dressing lesbian who was clubbed by the NYPD, which evoked enough indignation and anger to spur the crowd to action. She was identified as the Stonewall Lesbian in Charles Kaiser’s book The Gay Metropolis, and her scuffle with the police has been mentioned a few times in passing by The New York Times in the past couple of decades. Then in the January 2008 issue of Curve Magazine she identified herself as the Stonewall Lesbian in a detailed interview with writerPatrick Hinds, an excerpt of which is below:

”[The officer] then yelled, ‘I said, move along, faggot.’ I think he thought I was a boy. When I refused, he raised his nightstick and clubbed me in the face.” It was then that the crowd surged and started attacking the police with whatever they could find, she said.

I asked my last question hesitantly. “Have you heard of the Stonewall Lesbian? The woman who was clubbed outside the bar but was never identified?” DeLarverie nodded, rubbing her chin in the place where she received 14 stitches after the beating. “Yes,” she said quietly. “They were talking about me.”

And then, almost as an afterthought, I asked, “Why did you never come forward to take credit for what you did?”

She thought for a couple of seconds before she answered, “Because it was never anybody’s business.”

I asked her if she still remembered that night. She answered in the affirmative. After the cop hit her on the head, she socked him with her fist. “I hit him,” she said. “He was bleeding.”

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Photo: Sam Bassett

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#Stormé DeLarverie  #stonewall  #lesbian  #history  #herstory 

Staking Our Claim: Trans Women’s Literature in the 21st Century

Ryka Aoki, Imogen Binnie, Red Durkin, and Donna Ostrowsky come together to discuss future of literature, the complex ways that literary trans narratives will evolve in years to come, and their own stories of characters navigating relationships, gender, family, work, race, and more. This panel […] is moderated by Reina Gossett and took place on October 18, 2012 at Barnard College.

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#literature  #ryka aoki  #imogen binnie  #red durkin  #donna ostrowsky  #reina gossett  #trans  #women  #transwomen  #video 
Nicki Minaj finally responds to Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse

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#nicki minaj