"You deserve to take up space."
Oppression of punks in Indonesia.
“We’re not torturing anyone,” [Indonesian police chief Hasan] said. “We’re not violating human rights. We’re just trying to put them back on the right moral path.”
I have no words for this. ugh
Hang in there guys!
Wha…this is just wrong.
(Source: maskdeuh, via ohdeanmoriarty)
"Oppressed groups are frequently placed in the situation of being listened to only if we frame our ideas in the language that is familiar to and comfortable for a dominant group. This requirement often changes the meaning of our ideas and works to elevate the ideas of dominant groups."
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