Really interesting angle. Thanks, Canada.
When you lament being objectified because you are a female-bodied person who works in a male-dominated industry, and a guy responds by saying “all you ladies can feel free to objectify me anytime you want, no problem,” what he is really saying is “I don’t understand what objectification is, nor do I have any desire to hear what you have to say about it.”
Why do people not understand there is a difference between these:
- liking a guy who happens to be trans
- liking a guy because he is trans
veganism originated from POC
the fact it’s made a popular fad by white people pisses me off
Union membership was 13.2 percent in 1935 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act. Labor’s ranks peaked in the 1950s, when about 1 of every 3 workers was in a union. By 1983, roughly 20 percent of U.S. workers were union members.” —
“Union Membership Falls Sharply, Led by Decline Among Public Sector Workers” / Washington Post (via findingsofnote)
And at the same time, job creation has almost entirely come in the low-waged service sector — jobs that don’t pay well enough to lift people out of poverty.