DeniseJollySpoken
feministchristian:

And God loves us all more than we all know. Believe that.

feministchristian:

And God loves us all more than we all know. Believe that.

On a wedding date with one of my favorite humans Matt Blesse. Thank you Cecilia Tran for the gorgeous photo! #denisejolly #mattblesse #fat #femme #dapper

On a wedding date with one of my favorite humans Matt Blesse. Thank you Cecilia Tran for the gorgeous photo! #denisejolly #mattblesse #fat #femme #dapper

thebodyisnotanapology:

Written By Sonya Renee Taylor

Founder/CEO The Body is Not An Apology

This piece is an installment in the #WhenWeSayYES Campaign

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[In this photo: Sonya Renee Taylor, an African American cis woman is leaning over. Only her backside, vulva (which is blurred out) and a portion of her thighs…

SIGNAL BOOST!!!!! 

Founder of The Body is Not an Apology Sonya Renee Taylor is speaking truth to power about Facebook policing bodies. She is my SHERO!!!!!!!!! 

Help support The Body is Not an Apology by donating at 

 http://igg.me/at/WhenWeSayYES/x

"survival is the least of my desires. I’m interested in a lot more than mere survival. / we must aim much higher than just staying alive if we are to begin to approach our true potential." Excerpt from "Survival Is the Least of My Desires" from "Skin" by dorothy allison #dorothyallison #skin #beyondsurvival #WhenWeSayYES

"survival is the least of my desires. I’m interested in a lot more than mere survival. / we must aim much higher than just staying alive if we are to begin to approach our true potential." Excerpt from "Survival Is the Least of My Desires" from "Skin" by dorothy allison #dorothyallison #skin #beyondsurvival #WhenWeSayYES

stayherewithus:

youmatterlifeline:thetrevorproject:averageatbestiguess:

Thanks, Kid President!

Reason To Stay Here: Wise Words from Kid President <3

Y&#8217;all I had the privilege of designing a Master Teacher Training as part of this years NPS programming! So if you want to learn how to facilitate well and  build powerhouse curriculum come out! Today is the last day to buy discount event passes to the 25th Annual National Poetry Slam happening in Oakland, Ca August 5th - 9th

Y’all I had the privilege of designing a Master Teacher Training as part of this years NPS programming! So if you want to learn how to facilitate well and build powerhouse curriculum come out! Today is the last day to buy discount event passes to the 25th Annual National Poetry Slam happening in Oakland, Ca August 5th - 9th

I am forever grappling with addiction and self destruction. Some days I have to recite, watch and listen to this poem to try and invite the list of 10 truths back into my body. 

The Ritual by Denise Jolly 

New favorite pants #rainbow #bebeautiful #fat #femme #boom #denisejolly

New favorite pants #rainbow #bebeautiful #fat #femme #boom #denisejolly

Not your Wendy

denisejollyspoken:

Lost Boi,

Careful where you laze in misogyny,
It is a passing gun
pointed into the hearts of femmes
who have a want for loving. 

micdotcom:

The TSA has an Instagram account of all the terrifying and bizarre stuff they’ve collected 

The TSA catches a lot of flak: While the agency subjects airline passengers to invasive scans and body searchers, even the American government has serious doubts that air travel has become significantly safer.

But taking a look at the TSA’s Instagram feed can give you a clear sense of what the agency’s work looks like. 

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Now I have to follow them on instagram 

micdotcom:

16-year-old Jada’s rape was turned into a meme — but she and her supporters are fighting back

Jada’s case shares an eerie similarity to last year’s Steubenville rape case. That incident, too, involved the assault of a teenage girl, and that case, too, saw photos and videos of the unconscious girl spread like wildfire across the Web.

But unlike the Steubenville case, to which the reactions ranged from disturbing to downright egregious, Jada’s story is receiving an overwhelming outpouring of support. While the initial purpose of #jadapose was to make a mockery of a young girl’s sexual assault, her supporters have come out in droves to back her.

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August 5th-9th we are hosting 500 spoken words artists from all over the US &amp; Canada for the 25th Annual National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA!!!! #npsoak2014 #nps #slam #poetry #bayarealiving #joycelee

August 5th-9th we are hosting 500 spoken words artists from all over the US & Canada for the 25th Annual National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA!!!! #npsoak2014 #nps #slam #poetry #bayarealiving #joycelee

Here is an interview I did about my relationship with The Body Is Not an Apology and how it helped inspire me to do the Be Beautiful Project.

‪#‎WhenWeSayYES‬ 
Please help support The Body is Not an Apology by donatinghttp://igg.me/at/WhenWeSayYES/x

I miss you. 

From dorothy allison&#8217;s essay &#8220;femme&#8221; in the book &#8220;skin&#8221; talking about sex, class and literature #femme #dorothyallison #workingclass #butch #myaffinitiesarevast #yesplease

From dorothy allison’s essay “femme” in the book “skin” talking about sex, class and literature #femme #dorothyallison #workingclass #butch #myaffinitiesarevast #yesplease