policymic:

Navajo nation officially stands against the Redskins

In a 9-2 vote in favor of the legislation last Thursday, the Navajo Native Council passed legislation officially opposing the continued use of Washington’s football team name, the “Washington Redskins.” 

UN human rights expert on indigenous people’s rights James Anaya concurred with the vote, saying that the name is a “hurtful reminder” of the indigenous people’s history and genocide by America’s colonizers: “[T]he term for many is inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession.”

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dancinglashatumbai:

the gay agenda

or as i call it

the homoschedule 

(via hylianforhire)

You know how in TV shows, a woman gets pregnant with her partner, and they want to keep it a secret, but then her partner tells a friend, and then that friend is super excited and congratulates the woman, and then the couple gets into a fight?

It hasn’t happened to me yet, but I’ve realized that I’m very definitely that friend.

In this scenario, not only do I congratulate the woman, but I also bring her a cake and balloons. In a public restaurant. And everyone is staring.

Dude: “I’m very masculine, straight-looking and acting. You’re not effeminate are ya? I can kinda tell.”

Me: “Does it matter?”

And then he told me that I was bitchy.

*sigh*

catsandthelaw:

So much lust for the Folio Society edition of His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman. Illustrated by Peter Bailey

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