My name is Brenda and I'm working on my MA in Women's Studies. I'm pansexual, poly, and kinky. Many things will make more sense with reference to my partner. She/her/hers please.

Full-body picture of my only dance- and weather-suitable outfit for our university demo. And a face picture after doing the dance demonstration. Which is why I’m super sweaty and shiny. It was like 90 degrees the whole time.

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Everyone deserves to be seen as who they are, such as disabled people who want their sexuality to be recognized. Because our society places so much stake in, particularly women’s, sexual desirability that values whiteness, thinness, and able bodied appearance, widespread desexualization of visibly disabled people goes hand-in-hand with the dehumanization of disabled people. This desexualization is directly related to the higher levels of sexual assault and abuse that disabled people experience. By

Disabled Pride/Disabled Pain: Center For Sex and Culture Opens Another Closet Door

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The system was not designed for us to be successful in the first place. It was designed to marginalize Black and Brown bodies. The oppressors who created the system are never going to give up their power. Even when there are laws that are supposed to protect us from discrimination by public services such as the police, trans women are profiled and targeted in LGBT ‘safe havens’ such as Greenwich Village and Hell’s Kitchen. Things that are considered items of safety, like condoms, are used to accuse trans women of being sex workers. Until we dismantle this broken system, I don’t see any real change happening. By Lourdes Ashley Hunter (Trans Women of Color Collective) | A Year Later, Still No Justice for Islan Nettles (via gaywrites)