Stupid white people
only white ppl with “dreads” cant wash their hair
White folks really out here ignorant but love spreading false knowledge.
This was actually too hilarious because he said it with the straightest face
Go awf boo
So, letting people be who they want to be is a good thing. That’s shocking I tell you, just shocking. All I want to know is, how much time and money went into this research when you could’ve just asked trans folks how they felt for free
The way research works is they probably did ask trans folks, and then systematically collected their responses. Research often is the collection of many many people’s responses, collected in a rigorous standardized way. They are not just saying “this is the case for some trans kids” they are saying “this is the majority experience” for the trans kids they studied/ which is a powerful and useful thing to be able to say.
Yes it seems obvious but especially with social justice and medical research even if it is well known having a peer reviewed paper saying means that when some cis person is arguing the opposite you have a peer reviews paper to go, “look it’s been studied you are wrong”.
Research studies inform policy and medical practice. It is a good thing that this paper has been made because it can be used as evidence.
Minority groups benefit from research that looks at how things affect them and gives them a voice that is harder for policy makers to ignore. Bashing this study because it is obvious isn’t helpful, this study could seriously help trans kids, especially if it had been published in main stream media, because parents who are cis and don’t know anything about trans issues or don’t know if anyone they know is trans might find out their kids are and search for info and this will pop up. And because it’s from a trusted source, it’s research! they might think “oh maybe the best thing I can do for my kid is let them transition”.
Poo pooing research that gives minorities a voice because it’s obvious for the maringalised group but not the hegemonic one hurts the marginalized group because the hegemonic group is the group that needs to learn how “obvious” it is.
yo this is too beautiful to describe and fills my heart with pure joy.
3 things you should know about Brazil.
1. Brazil was the LAST country in the western world to abolish slavery
2. Brazil has the 2nd LARGEST Black population in the world, in ANY country (including 53 out of the 54 countries in the continent of Africa) Second only to Nigeria
3. 40% of the total number of enslaved Africans brought to the Americas were taken to Brazil. For comparison, the United States received 10%.
More on slavery in Brazil
I’m devastated with this news (and it’s worst when I think it happened two blocks away from my house)
Marielle tried ONCE and was already the 4th runner-up for the city council chair. She called herself “a woman, black, a mother and Favela Maré’s daughter”.
It’s not hard to presume who ordered her execution based on the “nature” of her enemies and what/who she fought against.
Marielle was part of the group of 4 rapporteurs for a commission set up in February to monitor the work of federal intervention in the state’s public security.
Hours before being murdered she was participating on an event called “Black Young Women Shaking Structures” and just yesterday she posted How many more will have to die? On her twitter account, pointing fingers at one of Brazil’s main villains: police brutality.
Rest in power.
The saddest thing is that, nowadays, I don’t get shocked anymore. My first reaction was not surprise, it was a feeling of emptiness, despair. That shows how bad it is.
Reblogging in English so the rest of the world can know. Remember her history, remember her name.