CHEW DISCO
Chew Disco is a queerfeminist DIY art-activism project and club night based in Liverpool and Manchester.

Hailed as “Liverpool’s best alternative night” by Attitude Magazine and recently described as “I don’t get what’s happening” by several patrons on a hen do, Chew Disco’s flagship club night blends live music, DJs, video and performance art, queerfeminist politics, and adult fun, providing a stage for queer and DIY artists from around the world. Previous guests and collaborators include Vaginal Davis (she said this: http://blog.vaginaldavis.com/2013_11_10_archive.html#233144209846985334), Mykki Blanco, Trash Kit, Queer’d Science, Cheryl, Sister Mantos, Islington Mill, and Homotopia.

Proceeds from their nights and houseparties are given to charities and advocacy organisations working for women and LGBTQs in the non-West.

Its co-founders (Khalil, from Jersey City, and Emma, from Liverpool) like to DJ and once proclaimed themselves “totally the black and mixed-race Cher and Dion of the northwest.”

They are not.
CHEW DISCO
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citizensyndrome:

I see you, Fox News.
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untrustyou:

Allie Jackson
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angrywhistler:

Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz
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aloeplahnt:

art—gallery:

Picasso, etching
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Q: just fyi, mike brown's family has asked that the picture you reblogged of him lying dead on the street stop circulating. it would be good to take it down.
Asked by witchcitywasteland
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20aliens:

Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995 - Tracey Emin 

Everyone I Have Ever Slept With was a tent appliquéd with 102 names of the people she had slept with up to the time of its creation in 1995. The title is often misinterpreted as a euphemism indicating sexual partners and the work termed “a list of all the people that Emin has ever had sex with”, but is in fact intended more inclusively:
“Some I’d had a shag with in bed or against a wall some I had just slept with, like my grandma. I used to lay in her bed and hold her hand. We used to listen to the radio together and nod off to sleep. You don’t do that with someone you don’t love and don’t care about.”
The names include family, friends, drinking partners, lovers and even two numbered foetuses. The name of former boyfriend, Billy Childish, could be seen prominently through the tent opening. The tent was square and coloured blue; its shape was reminiscent of the Margate Shell Grotto, with which Emin was very familiar from childhood; inside on the floor of the tent was the text, "With myself, always myself, never forgetting"
20aliens:

Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963-1995 - Tracey Emin 

Everyone I Have Ever Slept With was a tent appliquéd with 102 names of the people she had slept with up to the time of its creation in 1995. The title is often misinterpreted as a euphemism indicating sexual partners and the work termed “a list of all the people that Emin has ever had sex with”, but is in fact intended more inclusively:
“Some I’d had a shag with in bed or against a wall some I had just slept with, like my grandma. I used to lay in her bed and hold her hand. We used to listen to the radio together and nod off to sleep. You don’t do that with someone you don’t love and don’t care about.”
The names include family, friends, drinking partners, lovers and even two numbered foetuses. The name of former boyfriend, Billy Childish, could be seen prominently through the tent opening. The tent was square and coloured blue; its shape was reminiscent of the Margate Shell Grotto, with which Emin was very familiar from childhood; inside on the floor of the tent was the text, "With myself, always myself, never forgetting"
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gsyeah:

 
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revolutionary-mindset:

TWO WHITE principals and a teacher in South Africa have been suspended after investigators found they routinely abused black children, an online report has said.
South African education authorities said they suspended the teacher and principals amidst claims they subjected black pupils to racist and inhumane treatment, calling them derogatory terms such as monkeys and baboons.
They also allegedly called the children ‘little b**ches and ‘k****r, a racial slur demeaning to black Africans. The term is banned by law in South Africa.
The suspension follows investigations by South Africa’s Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), reported website, Starafrica.com .
Investigators from Department of Education in the Free State province are currently investigating allegations made against the three suspended educators.
They allegedly abused the children while working at three different public schools that used to be reserved for white children during apartheid.
The Department of Education is expected to make a final decision on the fates of the teachers and principal once it concludes its investigations on August 30, said Starafrica.com .
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shorm:

et4000:

queerpunkhamlet:

recoveringsjw:

sidneyia:

god-senpai:

queerpunkhamlet:

cis people aren’t allowed to edit my papers anymore

"WHAAATT? I HAVE TO EXPLAIN MY WORK??? IN MY OWN PAPER??? WHAT THE FUUUCK??"

It’s not my job to educate you, teacher. 

I’m betting one hundred bucks that this is a comment about a really badly written essay and not someone being actively transphobic.

well, you’re about to owe me one hundred bucks.
this is not the first time i mentioned privilege in the paper. or cisgender. this paper was written on my personal experiences with being trans, and the difficulties i’ve faced because of it, and the difficulties that cisgender people with otherwise comparable lives have not faced.
the terms privilege and cisgender had both been thoroughly elaborated on in this paper.
this paper was written for a women’s studies class, on gender analysis, in which both privilege and cisgender privilege in particular had been explained, elaborated upon, and discussed by the professor.
the comment was not by the professor, it was by a cis classmate during a peer review.
the words cisgender and privilege are both in scare quotes (in case you can’t google that or don’t know what it means or want to deny their existence, scare quotes is when you put a word or phrase in quotation marks to make it seem less real — the textual version of sarcastically making air quotes with your fingers)
another edit, by the same editor, involved asking me what my birth name was. i’m sure you don’t need to be told that that’s transphobic.
i spoke to the professor about this edit, and he agreed with me that the comment (and the way it was phrased) was out of line. in fact, he thought it was so out of line that he led a workshop for the class on how not to be disrespectful assholes to trans people (say, by asking for their birth name, or telling them they’re wrong or oversensitive about transphobia).
i got a 99% on the essay — WITHOUT changing anything the edit asked for.
the professor liked my essay so much that he asked to keep it as an EXAMPLE for future classes
bonus: if your reaction to seeing gross transphobic things is “well it’s probably the trans person’s fault”, then you’re gross and transphobic and i hope you don’t know any trans people IRL for their sake

I don’t think the comment was being transphobic, it was shots at your intelligence

there is literally no reading of “explain again how “cisgender” people have “privilege”” that is not transphobic, especially given the above context, what the fuck is wrong with you
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justlikeastare:

biggaytiger:

Romain Laurent - Yue Wu and his Carré Hermès

UNDERCOVER
VIDEO: Broadway pays tribute to Eric Garner and protests police violence
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maxenrich:

Jean-Pierre Raynaud, La Maison, 1969-1993
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blkdzn:


Frank Ocean talks on the phone after partying at hot spot Chiltern Firehouse in London, UK on August 6, 2014

Idgi
blkdzn:


Frank Ocean talks on the phone after partying at hot spot Chiltern Firehouse in London, UK on August 6, 2014

Idgi