Ke$ha is a perfect example of how the media loves to make intelligent girls seem dumb and bitchy even though they are actually smart and caring. Ke$ha isn’t far from being a feminist icon but the media continues to label her as a dumb drunk party girl.
and Ke$ha is all for loving yourself and equality but she continues to receive harassment from mainstream media. Enough harassment to the point that she developed an eating disorder because of it. She is an example of how horrible and sexist the music industry is.
White privilege is calling food from other ethnic places disgusting and then getting offended and mad when someone makes a fucking joke about your basic ass cooking skills.
Pro tip: NEVER tell a person to whom a pejorative slur is applied that it has “double meanings”.
The word Gypsy DOES NOT have “double meanings”. The word is a slur.
It started out as a slur, it was used to brand, hang, rape, murder, sterilize, and oppress millions of my people and it is STILL USED THAT WAY TODAY.
This sticky-sweet privileged white argument is so frustrating. You continually erase my people from the Holocaust and from their current suffering because it’s inconvenient to you. I don’t care if you didn’t know that the word “Gypsy” was a slur - you do now - and the correct response is NEVER to tell someone to whom a pejorative word has been applied that it’s not always meant that way.
Any supposed “second meaning” has been applied BY WHITE PEOPLE FOR THEIR OWN ENDS. They have taken the nice and pretty things from MY ethnicity and have decided they don’t WANT the rest. So, when they are a “Gypsy” it’s just living without rules, in a caravan, with nice flowy skirts and long hair, smoking weed, wearing no shoes, being half naked in a field …
and the only people who do this are white girls in America.
Because if you pretended to be a Gypsy in Europe, you’d be treated like one, and honestly you girls would run screaming at the first skinhead you saw.
Oh, but wait, when they come after you for your ethnicity you can tell them it has a double meaning, right? That you don’t really mean Gypsy, you just mean hipster boho bubblegum bullshit that has NOTHING AT ALL to do with a real ethnicity.
Do you realize how offensive your words are? Probably not, or you wouldn’t have sent them. At least I hope you wouldn’t.
Most people on Tumblr who use the word perhaps don’t realize the full extent of the word “Gypsy” - just how horrible a word it is - but when they find out? I get bullshit like this in my inbox every day.
Every day I hear: Oh but I didn’t mean it as a slur, so it isn’t one!! Intent isn’t magical. Intent doesn’t erase the decades of pain and hurt and death contained in a word. You can put a pig in a dress and call it a lady, but it’s just a fucking pig in a dress.
You can’t change the meaning of a slur JUST BECAUSE YOU WANT TO. It doesn’t work that way.
You do the same with Native communities here - you take their headdresses and their bead work and their stories and twist them into ugly caricatures and you coral them behind fences so you don’t have to deal with the reality of a word and a horror that YOU created.
In fact, mostly you’re the same people, playing dress up as “injuns” and “Gyppos” because your lives are so boring and white and bland. If you had to live even one day as a real Gypsy you wouldn’t want the epithet any longer.
Stop with your excuses and your privilege. It makes me feel sick.
Gypsy is a slur. Period. And some white girl claiming otherwise doesn’t change a damn thing.
Omg yes 🙏🙌🙌🙌🙌
I feel bad because looking at those pictures inspired nothing. I felt nothing. Not a twinge of pain, not a slight bit of hurt. They were just pictures of me with a person. They’re just pictures.
You mean nothing anymore.
And this entire time, that’s all i wanted. I just wanted to reach a point…
David Letterman defends Beyoncé against
the racistBill O’Reilly
it seems that everyone i’m friends with is better friends with someone else and that really fucking sucks
If you don’t laugh during sex at least once, you’re having sex with the wrong person.
next time someone tells you Muslim countries oppress women, let them know Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Turkey, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, and Senegal have all had female Presidents or Prime Ministers and 1/3rd of Egypt’s parliament is female but the US has yet to even have a female vice president and can’t say “vagina” when discussing female reproductive rights
PERIODS BLOOD UTERUS VAGINAS ASSES BOOBS ONE BOOB BIGGER THAN THE OTHER NIPPLES HURTING WAXING LEGS WAXING VAGINAS BRAZILIAN FUCKING WAXES GETTING YOUR ASSHOLE WAXED WAXING ARMPITS WAXING TOP LIPS WAXING EYEBROWS DRAWING IN YOUR EYEBROWS TATTOOING YOUR EYEBROWS ON PLUCKING YOUR EYEBROWS HAIR DYE HAIR CUTS SPLIT ENDS HAIRDRYERS EXPLODING HAIR STRAIGHTENERS HAIR CURLERS HAIR WAVERS SHOES HEELS WEDGES FLATS CONVERSE DOC MARTENS BOYS BOYS TELLING YOU YOURE TOO FAT BOYS TELLING YOU YOURE DUMB BOYS TELLING YOU YOURE WORTHLESS AND UGLY AND VILE AND DISGUSTING WITHOUT MAKEUP FUCKING EYELINER AND MASCARA AND FOUNDATION AND CONCEALER AND POWDER AND PERFUME AND LIPSTICK AND LIPGLOSS AND LIP BALM AND BEING TOO TALL BEING TOO SMALL BEING TOO SKINNY BEING TOO FAT NOT LOOKING LIKE THE GIRL IN THE MAGAZINE NOT LOOKING LIKE THAT ACTRESS NOT LOOKING LIKE THAT MODEL PURGING ANOREXIA BULIMIA ALL BECAUSE DOUCHE BAGS LIKE YOU CAN’T DEAL WITH FUCKING GIRL PROBLEMS
TRIGGER WARNING??? GROW SOME BALLS YOUR MOTHER DEALS WITH THIS YOUR SISTER DEALS WITH THIS YOUR AUNTIE YOUR COUSIN YOUR FRIEND YOUR NEIGHBOUR THE FUCKING QUEEN DEALS WITH ALL THIS SHIT BECAUSE BOYS ARE SO SO SO DUMB AND SUCH ASSHOLES WHEN IT COMES TO THIS
"Brown eyed people are responsible for the fact that you have electricity. Many of the components for generating and transmitting electricity were invented by brown eyed people.
Brown eyed people gave us our alphabet. Brown eyed people gave us our numeration system. Brown eyed people gave us the paper on which we write these anonymous letters to me that tell me that brown eyed people are inferior.
Brown eyed people are the originators, the ones who founded every major religion on Earth. No white people have ever founded a major religion.
Now you need to realize the contributions that have been made to society, to civilization by brown eyed people, by PEOPLE OF COLOR.
I’m talking about people of color here folks. And most of us are not aware of those things because we live in a racist society.
And because we are educated by a racist school system that only teaches us about white contributions.”