First, when a white person claims to be the victim of racism, what they are really doing is expressing their fears that their privileges might be taken away. Second, they are saying that they experience the same form of oppression that people of color face. Sorry to break it to you, but there is no system that actively works to oppress and subjugate white people in order to treat them as inferior. To say that a white person has experienced racism just like any person of color assumes that the playing field was level to begin with.Reverse Racism and Reverse Sexism Do Not Exist (via eun-bean)
Je suis en train de lire “Reflet dans un Oeil d’Homme” de Nancy Huston pour mon cour de français et je ne sais vraiment pas quoi penser… Je crois que le mot le plus approprié pour décrire mon sentiment serait “dégoutée”… juste… wow.
Today’s mental health reminder: a relapse, a sudden series of attacks, a string of awful days, (or whatever your step back may be) does not decrease your value. Take your time, do some self care, reflect on the progress that you have made. You are strong; one step back is nothing when you look at the journey you have already made.