belle and sebastian’s if yr feeling sinister, and i should probably try to get some sleep now…
How to use your white privilege
If the “passing privilege” person is looking at this blog, this is one thing you can do, if you’re up to it.
The questions she asks towards the end are especially powerful ones. I’m mixed too but I look white. I think I identify as Asian-American because of factors such as my hometown, close friends and family. A couple of times, people have questioned my ethnicity or assumed something incorrectly. When people meet my mom, I don’t know what connection they make internally. I don’t care to know. All I know is that I’ve had to speak up for mom a number of times. It was exhausting and humiliating to see how people—other adults—at my preppy pre-dominantly white high school have treated my Hong Kongnese mom and other minorities.
If you ever want to feel silly put your entire iTunes library on shuffle and deal with it
yeah. doin’ this: so far— wolves in the throne room, madonna, hall ‘n’ oates… yeah… amongst others…
when i saw green day perform “king for a day” when i was 15, i felt better about my qveerness