1. If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floor if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.
    — Anthony Bourdain

    (Source: vitaminhobo, via doityourselforgasms-deactivated)

     

  2. theantioppressionnetwork:

    [image description: a colour poster advertising a workshop on decolonization and anti-oppression. at the top of the poster there is a silhouette of an indigenous person on top of a horse holding a spear, standing beside cacti. underneath is text with the workshop information which will follow this image description. at the bottom of the poster is an accessibility symbol for wheelchair access followed by an accessibility symbol for signing. there is a logo with a circle. inside the circle is the letter “K”. inside the letter “K” are the letters “P”, “I”, “R”, and “G”. beside the letter “K” it says IN TEXT: Kwantlen Public Interest Research Group. END TEXT. end description.]

    Taking place on unceded Coast Salish territory – Matsqui, Kwantlen & Katzie nations.

    Hosted by Kwantlen PIRG
    In solidarity with the grassroots community actions of Idle No More.

    Tami Starlight – 2-Spirit Nehiyawak (also known as Cree) elder from the Peguis Nation (Manitoba)
    vanessa bui – first-generation Vietnamese youth born on traditional Lekwungen & WSANEC territory (Victoria, BC)
    – both currently reside on unceded Coast Salish territory (Vancouver, BC)

    Donation page for those who cannot make it. Please donate and pass it on. (every bit helps)
    http://theantioppressionnetwork.wordpress.com/donate-now/

    WHEN/WHERE

    Cost: $5 – $50 sliding scale; no one turned away due to lack of funds
    Location: Room L1030, West Building, Kwantlen Polytechnic University-Langley Campus, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley BC
    Date: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
    Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

    WHAT

    - discussion about colonization from an indigenous context within Canada
    – anti-oppression terminology investigation & circle discussion
    – grassroots community organizing, meaningful solidarity building, & horizontal group/community structures

    ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    - the building, workshop space, and nearby washrooms are wheelchair accessible.
    ASL interpretation is available for this event. To secure this service please email decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com by September 14th, 2014.
    – Please leave your scents/perfumes at home, this is a scent-free/scent-reduced event. For more information on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities:http://dualpowerproductions.com/2011/03/14/multiple-chemical-sensitivities-mcs-accessibility-basics/
    – This space is also safer space = anti-oppressive.

    CONTACT INFO

    for more info or accessibility requests please email:
    decolonizeantioppression@gmail.com / office@kpirg.ca

    POSTERS

    PLEASE HELP PRINT & DISTRIBUTE!
    - 12×18 colour poster: http://tinyurl.com/kbdnrnl
    - 12×18 B&W poster: http://tinyurl.com/olxyjkl
    - 8.5×11 B&W flyers: http://tinyurl.com/o7rva6y

     

  3. allthepiecesmatter451:

    [image description: a pink image of a white gay couple posing together behind a white picket fence. beside their portrait is the logo for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), which is a square with an equal sign in the middle of it. above the photo and the logo it says IN TEXT: “WE’RE JUST LIKE YOU” end text. below the HRC logo it says IN TEXT: sexist. racist. classist. end text. to the right of the HRC logo it says IN TEXT: QUEER ACTION FIGURES end text. end description.]

    happy sexist racist classist ableist homonormative cissexist ageist speciesist pride folks

    (via theantioppressionnetwork)

     

  4. theantioppressionnetwork:

    [image description: a protest poster. the top half of the poster has the rainbow pride flag while the bottom half is white. on the fourth stripe of the pride flag, which is the green stripe, there is a TD Bank logo beside text. 

    IN TEXT: 
    Proudly supporting profit
    Proudly supporting capitalism
    Proudly supporting queerbaiting
    Proudly supporting pinkwashing
    Proudly supporting heteronormativity
    Proudly supporting shareholders
    Keep pride political. Not profitable.
    BANKS DON’T BELONG IN PRIDE
    END TEXT.

    Above the last sentence of text there is a small symbol of a unicorn. end description.]

    we would also add “Proudly supporting homonormativity” to this list.

    (via theantioppressionnetwork)