Someone I look up to shared this Audre Lorde quote this week & it was exactly what I needed. It's overwhelming to see the scope of how deep systemic oppression runs in this country. It's tempting to quit trying, quit knowing just how terrible things are. It doesn't work though - it's much better to 'write fire until it's every breath you breathe' to know you've tried the best you can. Here's to all you meteors, trying & fighting.

Like a fucking meteor!

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare." Audre Lord

Reflections of a Young Feminist

REFLECTION (unedited) on Daily Truth Bomb ~ .(Is everything anyone says or does an act of "political warfare?" Caring for yourself is usually quite sane. Thinking that you are engaged in never-ending "political warfare" is not Brix)

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde #quotes

Feminist Elizabethan: Feminist Meme Friday: When We Are Silent, We Are S.

"If you don't define yourself, then you will be crushed into other people's fantasies of you and eaten alive." - Audre Lorde

Positive Quotes : QUOTATION – Image : Quotes Of the day – Description "If you don't define yourself, then you will be crushed into other people's fantasies of you and eaten alive." – Audre Lorde Sharing is Power – Don’t forget to share this quote !

“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” – Audre Lorde (1934-1992), Caribbean-American writer and activist who set out to confront issues of racism in feminist thought.

Audre Lorde, writer and activist who set out to confront issues of racism in feminist thought.

Community and solidarity are important. Remember, you don't have to erase people's differences to build community.

Things I Love About Being a Millennial

"Without community, there is no liberation. But community must not mean a shedding of our differences, nor the pathetic pretense that these differences do not exist." -Audre Lorde We can strive for community/equality AND celebrate our differences.

black–lamb:  as requested ^.^ Audre Lorde Print // buy here

black–lamb: as requested ^.^ Audre Lorde Print // buy here …

This is a print of painting by Molly of the author Audre Lorde, originally released as part of PEN America’s #writersresist campaign $25 of each sale will go to PEN America, an organ…

Print of a painting by Molly of the author Audre Lorde, originally released as part of PEN America campaign

[Click on this image to find a bundle of videos related to the sociological study of social movements and social change]  "I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own."  ~ Audre Lorde

profeminist: “ “I am not free while any women is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.

The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house. - Audre Lorde

Ten Quotes to Celebrate Audre Lorde's Birthday

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Audre Lorde Quote About Pain In White Lettering On A Black Background

"Who Said It Was Simple" by Audre Lorde

"Who Said It Was Simple" by Audre Lorde which me will survive all these liberations

The erotic has often been misnamed by men & used against women. it has been made into the confused, the trivial, the psychotic, the plasticized sensation ... we have often turned away from the exploration & consideration of the erotic as a source of power & information, confusing it with its opposite, the pornographic. But pornography is a direct denial of the power of the erotic, for it represents the suppression of true feeling. Pornography emphasizes sensation without feeling. - Audre…

Audre Lorde, I ❤ you!

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audre lorde it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid

audre lorde quotes - Google Search

audre lorde quotes - Google Search

"Recreation" by Audre Lorde...one of my new favorite poems by her. Grown people poetry....my life;)

"Recreation" by Audre Lorde.one of my new favourite poems by her. (February 1934 New York - Died November 1992 (aged

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