Betty Boop has a headache in “Stop That Noise” (1935)
I may be a mirror of my dad in terms of appearance and habits, but thank god I have my mom’s personality and ability to support other people cause it means I’m not an asshole
- don’t trust men who have to insult other women in order to compliment you
- a subset of this rule is don’t trust men who say ‘you’re pretty/smart/[adjective] for an indian/asian/[identity group]’
- or ‘you’re not like other [identity group optional] girls’
a post about my coworkers…
what the fuck thats so cool
Vivane K. Namaste in “Tragic Misreadings: Queer Theory’s Erasure of Transgender Subjectivity” from Invisible LIves: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgender People (via queerandpresentdanger)
GUUUUHH this is so important. love to everyone who has to leave their identity at home in order to get laid.
I think its also really important to note that this distinction is made in primarily white gay male settings. In queer communities of color, the difference between a butch queen, a femme queen and a drag queen are much more blurred. It was only until the rise of cis white gays and Gay Inc that the distinction between trans* and cis was so ridged.
^^^ important commentary
All of the above.