arty kj

NEXT WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1ST
Come to the opening for Deceive Inveigle Obfuscate: An X-Files Groups Show at Gowanus Print Lab!
Flukemen and psychics and aliens, oh my! It’s gonna be great!

NEXT WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1ST

Come to the opening for Deceive Inveigle Obfuscate: An X-Files Groups Show at Gowanus Print Lab!

Flukemen and psychics and aliens, oh my! It’s gonna be great!

Professors Love Answering Cold Emails from White Dudes, "Meh" on Everyone Else

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

smallrevolutionary:

twssonline:

jhameia:

sarahjhuynh:

writeswrongs:

Two more kickers: “There’s absolutely no benefit seen when women reach out to female faculty, nor do we see benefits from black students reaching out to black faculty or Hispanic students reaching out to Hispanic faculty,” and, “In business academia, we see a 25 percentage point gap in the response rate to Caucasian males vs. women and minorities.” Word, this sounds great, we’re doing great. [NPR]

But white male privilege doesn’t exist?

And then there’s this:

Milkman found there were very large disparities between academic departments and between schools. Faculty at private schools were significantly more likely to discriminate against women and minorities than faculty at public schools. And faculty in fields that were very lucrative were also more likely to discriminate. So there was very little discrimination in the humanities. There was more discrimination among faculty at the natural sciences. And there was a lot of discrimination among the faculty at business schools.

Uh-huh tell me again how science and money are ideologically neutral.

Wowza.

i will always reblog this because people always want to say “what gatekeepers?” “who is doing this racist stuff?” “why would you say that MOC and Women are discriminated against?” well lets think about it….. here is an excellent example. People reaching out on their own attempting to gain perspective/guidance/mentors because hey, bootstraps and shit, and they are largely ignored if they are not white males. Actual educators in the field who are molding and shaping the minds of the youth, who have invaluable information and expertise on the subject they teach, who are the gatekeepers to this information ONLY share it with white males. People would like to relegate racism to murder and brutality… but this is another type of violence. This is perpetuating a cycle of poverty by withholding the literal wealth of knowledge as well as withholding the benefits of a well built network. Do you know how invaluable having a mentor is for many MOC and WOC? a hell of a lot of us are first generation college students. I maneuvered the education system completely blind, stumbling into whatever. It took A LOT of getting things wrong to get it right. Can you imagine if I had a connection with a college professor to help guide you through the process? Give you insight on the field you are studying? How important that connection is? How important it is to know who they - as valued experts in their field - know? Now. When you exclude women and men of color from that experience, from that potentially life altering relationship then you are slanting the odds against us because of our gender/skin color. That is violence. You are limiting my prospective wealth. You are limiting my prospective growth. All in favor of white men.

A SYSTEM!

a system of walls in every direction you try to turn.

the-uncensored-she:

coeur-de-porcelaine:

girldwarf:

freyjasdotter:

lil-vegan-guns:

thenationmagazine:

Canadian sex workers respond to a new anti-prostitution law.

A bill written up by survivors of sex trafficking
but i guess we’ll ignore that

reblogging because I didn’t know that, and would like to inform others.

Apparently the goal of the bill is to criminalize the purchase (and purchaser), not the labor sex workers provide. This would then be a very important positive step in knocking down misogynistic capitalist systems.
However, the article linked provides some criticism of that claim, detailing how it would, in fact, criminalize certain aspects of sex labor in a way that damages women and sex workers in general.
Reblogging for Canadians.

And The Native Women’s association of Canada (NWAC) supports decriminalization of prostitution but criminalization of the demand, which is very important since First Nations women make up 52% of Canada’s sex workers : and 95% of them wish to leave the industry. 

Criminalize the johns, the rapists, the pimps, the pornographers, the abductors and the traffickers, NOT the women (and children) who find themselves in such circumstances for whatever reason. The “world’s oldest profession” is really just a disingenuous, misogynistic euphemism for male sexual entitlement and the male sex’s systematic and sexual dehumanization of the female sex.

the-uncensored-she:

coeur-de-porcelaine:

girldwarf:

freyjasdotter:

lil-vegan-guns:

thenationmagazine:

Canadian sex workers respond to a new anti-prostitution law.

A bill written up by survivors of sex trafficking

but i guess we’ll ignore that

reblogging because I didn’t know that, and would like to inform others.

Apparently the goal of the bill is to criminalize the purchase (and purchaser), not the labor sex workers provide. This would then be a very important positive step in knocking down misogynistic capitalist systems.

However, the article linked provides some criticism of that claim, detailing how it would, in fact, criminalize certain aspects of sex labor in a way that damages women and sex workers in general.

Reblogging for Canadians.

And The Native Women’s association of Canada (NWAC) supports decriminalization of prostitution but criminalization of the demand, which is very important since First Nations women make up 52% of Canada’s sex workers : and 95% of them wish to leave the industry. 

Criminalize the johns, the rapists, the pimps, the pornographers, the abductors and the traffickers, NOT the women (and children) who find themselves in such circumstances for whatever reason. The “world’s oldest profession” is really just a disingenuous, misogynistic euphemism for male sexual entitlement and the male sex’s systematic and sexual dehumanization of the female sex.

(via knowledgeequalsblackpower)

myvoicemyright:

Acid attack survivors in India model new clothing range for powerful photoshoot

Survivors of acid attacks in India have become the face of a new clothing range designed by a woman who had acid thrown in her face while she was asleep four years ago.Delhi-based designer Rupa and her friends Rita, Sonam, Laxmi and Chanchal modelled the clothes from her new range, Rupa Designs, for photographer Rahul Saharan.

Rupa suffered extensive injuries when her stepmother threw acid in her face while she was sleeping in 2008.

She was allegedly left without any medical aid for six hours before her uncle found her and transported her to hospital, where she underwent eleven operations and spent three months being cared for.

(via angrywocunited)

Thank you.

cathyboy:

This weekend I won the Ignatz Award for Promising New Talent. Thank you, to everyone, with my complete heart. What “promising new talent” tells me is that people are rooting for me. I’m being lifted up. And it feels really really good. I won’t let you down. Thank you, thank you.

The response for…

Cathy is the shit in case you didn’t know

Black Dentist In All-White Practice Forced To Resign Over Ferguson Posts

dynastylnoire:

crooksandliars:

Black Dentist In All-White Practice Forced To Resign Over Ferguson Posts

Will those stellar free-speech advocates on the right stand up for Dr. Misee Harris, or will they remain silent?

Dr. Misee Harris, who also was the Black Bachelorette, just found herself in an impossible situation after posting support for Ferguson and Mike Brown’s family on her private Facebook page. Dr. Harris was given a choice to resign or shut up. Here’s the story:

read more

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOST

(via 1bambina)

markledgerwood:

Here’s a photoset from last nights print run - a big thanks to janetsungart for all your help! These are going to be part of the X-files art show at Gowanus Print Lab in about 2 weeks. More info on their website: gowanusprintlab.com


2color screen print on French 140#c white
Fluorescent yellow + glow in the dark and black ink

These are for sale and priced to move! It’s a limited edition so act fast. Email me for pricing and more info:
markledgerwood @ gmail . com

They will also be for sale at the show opening

(via artthugs)

kjmartinet:

DECEIVE INVEIGLE OBFUSCATE opens Wednesday, October 1st from 7pm-10pm at the Gowanus Print Lab. 
Come see spooky X-Files inspired artwork by:
Alison Dubois, Arlin Ortiz, Brad Rohloff, Christopher Simon, Dadu Shin, Garrett Hagen, Hiromi Ueyoshi, Janet Sung, Jason Roy, Jeremy Sorese, Jesse Balmer, Joel Rich, Josh Freydkis, KJ Martinet, Kris Mukai, Kristen Davis, Krystal Difronzo, Lala Albert, Laura Perez Harris, Leslie Diuguid, Lillie West, Lucy Knisley, M.R. Trower, Mark Ledgerwood, Max Allbee, Maya McCarthy, Meg Eldredge, Melissa Cha, Morgan Elliot, Nick Iluzada, Nicolas Nadeau, O Horvath, Salomao Becker, Sam D’orazio, Tom Toye, Tuesday Bassen, Vania Wat, Zebadiah Keneally, and more…

Excited for these glow in the dark posters…

kjmartinet:

DECEIVE INVEIGLE OBFUSCATE opens Wednesday, October 1st from 7pm-10pm at the Gowanus Print Lab. 

Come see spooky X-Files inspired artwork by:

Alison Dubois, Arlin Ortiz, Brad Rohloff, Christopher Simon, Dadu Shin, Garrett Hagen, Hiromi Ueyoshi, Janet Sung, Jason Roy, Jeremy Sorese, Jesse Balmer, Joel Rich, Josh Freydkis, KJ Martinet, Kris Mukai, Kristen Davis, Krystal Difronzo, Lala Albert, Laura Perez Harris, Leslie Diuguid, Lillie West, Lucy Knisley, M.R. Trower, Mark Ledgerwood, Max Allbee, Maya McCarthy, Meg Eldredge, Melissa Cha, Morgan Elliot, Nick Iluzada, Nicolas Nadeau, O Horvath, Salomao Becker, Sam D’orazio, Tom Toye, Tuesday Bassen, Vania Wat, Zebadiah Keneally, and more…

Excited for these glow in the dark posters…