from UCSB SASA album
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Left Out of the Narrative: LGBTQ Undocumented Detainees -
Undocumented LGBTQ people are caught in a double bind of belonging neither in white mainstream LGBTQ narrative nor in the mainstream immigrant narrative.
Migration is beautiful mostly for the colonizer, who gets to dabble in “exotic” foods, be enriched by our “exotic” tongues, obtain a cheap labor force, and benefit from the innovation that new migrants bring. But migration can also devastating and disruptive for the vast majority of us—who are uprooted from our homelands, live without seeing close family members for years, continuously traumatized by assimilation efforts, and virtually imprisoned within the walls of the U.S.
You know what’s really, powerfully sexy? A sense of humor. A taste for adventure. A healthy glow. Hips to grab on to. Openness. Confidence. Humility. Appetite. Intuition. Smart-ass comebacks. Presence. A quick wit. Dirty jokes told by an innocent-looking lady. A storyteller. A genius. A doctor. A new mother. A woman who realizes how beautiful she is. — Courtney E. Martin. (via youremyconsolation)
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#dunnverdict #dunntrial #blackinflorida
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The jury in the #DunnTrial continues to deliberate today, but there’s one thing we already know.
It has put Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law in the national spotlight again: http://on.msnbc.com/MMdtJd