I know it’s fun to think of Canada as that ‘sweet apartment above a meth lab,’ as Robin Williams recently put it, but they’re still just looking for any old excuse to kill First Nations people.
I mean, Aboriginal women are seven times more likely than other women to be killed, and even the UN has recommended "a national inquiry into the ‘disturbing phenomenon’ of missing and murdered Aboriginal women," but the government responded, “LOL, actually, it’s no biggie." The Canadian ambassador to the UN even had the gall to elaborate: "Canada is proud of its human-rights record, and our peaceful and diverse society."
See, that’s the thing about renting an apartment above a meth lab: nobody’s gonna notice if you’ve been cooking meth, too.
You can sign the petition to tell the RCMP to stop violently intervening in First Nations protests here.
Please watch this. It’s only 30 minutes long, and only a small part of the whole story, but such an important part. This happened when I was in grade 8. When I was 12 years old, the Canadian military declared war on the Mohawk. They declared war on all of us…and Canada is STILL DOING THIS.(via apihtawikosisan)
ASTT(e)Q urges Québec shelters to change discriminatory practices
25 January, 2013 - As temperatures drop to extreme lows, transsexual and transgender women in Montréal continue to be turned away from many homeless women’s shelters. Over the past week of…
take extra care today. stay safe. escape when you need to.
best of luck with phobic attitudes, misgendering, trans*misogyny, misogyny, folks not using yr right name, fat shaming, body shaming, and all that hellish matter.
please give yrself every kindness.
reposting to remove link to my old blog (this had a healthy amount of notes before but oh well)
CARLOS DIEZ SS2012
Model: Pablo Bartolomé
Photographer: Matías Uris
Femme punk jacket
10 Aug 2012 / 2 notes
The story of how six girls (and a few adults) used Kickstarter to send a camera into space
Ninja Update before I even post this: Turns out Kickstarter already posted this. On their Tumblr. Which I didn’t know they had. Check it out here.