Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without resistance or shyness, and face the world. You are willing to share your heart with others.
— Chogyam Trungpa (via lazyyogi)
Tokenistic, objectifying, voyeuristic inclusion is at least as disempowering as complete exclusion.
— Kimberlé Crenshaw in Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence Against Women of Color (via superiorconcha)
Male privilege is “I have a boyfriend” being the only thing that can actually stop someone from hitting on you because they respect another male-bodied person more than they respect your rejection/lack of interest.
— The Sociological Cinema (via queerintersectional)