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BRAND X

Orphaned transracial international ungrateful insurgent Class Bastard.

Posts tagged family

Apr 3 '14

hammer-and-pickles:

llvnos:

cmtothemc:

urbies:

jamietheignorantamerican:

[x]

bruh!

Same face I made when I read that. Smh Because being a black man and a “scruff” is so the same thing. Idiot woman.

White people in a nutshell when we talk about racial issues of any POC.

When I first watched this, the ‘scruff’ comment came across also as a layered insult towards the black dude’s hair and clothing, prescribing white standards of appearance, slapping him into a crude caricatures in effort to demean him. Of course, the TV cameras loved it, it showed a good ol’ bit of ‘debate’ and ‘controversy’ and allowed white viewers to validate their own racist perspectives in the interests of ‘impartiality’ and ‘showing both sides of the coin’. God, she was such a vile woman.

Mar 20 '14

March 19 2014

aerialklove:

It was St. Patricks Day. I asked my dad, because I like to pick with him, shouldnt you be celebrating? Your ancestors where Indian and Irish. My dad’s family had a small family reunion and traced back their ancestry and found that they had Irish and Indian in their family. That would explain the green eyes and nice hair. He said ” you have Irish in you too”. I hate when he does that. I say ” Dad I dont have Irish in my family” and he says ” but you’re my daughter” and I say ” Yeah but I’m not Irish” and he says ” you’re my daughter so you’re Irish.” I knew he was going to keep going so I gave in.

Ugh, it’s so gross when adoptive family members and bio spawn try to force us to identify one way or the other. It especially sucks when they do so at the expense of our birth heritage.

It should be obvious to even the most outside of onlookers, but it’s COMPLETELY up to the adoptee (and no one else) to choose whether or not to identify with our adoptive heritage.

Any adoptee who identifies with their adoptive heritage is right. Any adoptee who does NOT identify with their adoptive heritage is right.
More power to you either way. <3 X

Mar 11 '14
"WITCHES ARE MATRILINEAL, said Death. THEY FIND IT MUCH EASIER TO CHANGE MEN THAN TO CHANGE NAMES."
Thief of Time, Terry Pratchett (via goldshitter)
Mar 2 '14

dickensianwerewolf:

mer-mage:

dickensianwerewolf:

mer-mage:

The fact that I have to put my dad on FAFSA even though he doesn’t pay for my school anymore is precisely why I’m so damn broke all the time ;_;

I spent the first few years after I left my adopted family’s house only taking one or two classes a term because I couldn’t get her signature on her tax info for FAFSA. The first term that I had left, I tried to do things the usual way, but she refused to sign the papers unless I came back.

That’s so fucking infuriating. They really need to update their methods of calculating whether or not we can afford school.

They set that up and put an age limit of 24 because the assumption that mommy and daddy are paying for school up to that point is super convenient. They get to pretend people without parents, or with estranged parents, don’t exist and so they don’t have to give these nonexistent people money. You can tell the government you’re independent from your parents so you can file without their info, but it’s a lot of work, and pretty nonsensical for an adult to do. Meanwhile, they can explain away this gatekeeping by telling anyone who asks that it’s to keep rich people from cheating the system. Like they ever care about THAT.

(Source: princelawliet)

Jan 25 '14
"Literally, I am a bastard. My parents were not married. I take the bastard view. I don’t feel I owe any honor to the group of people I come from. Not because I hate them or anything, but it’s just that when I’m writing, I am such a singular beast that I refuse to take in any worldly consideration for the people I’m from. When I’m writing, whatever I’m doing, I’m devoted to that, and if [the people I am writing about] look dishonorable in the telling of the writing, I wouldn’t change it. I feel that the best way to honor them is to be true."
Jamaica Kincaid, interview with Brittnay Buckner in Callaloo, 31.2. (via writreadsaid)
Jan 19 '14
bazook:

pinkypyro:

kevinsanoposts:

Six hundred goddamn AD

Six hundred. Goddamn AD.

This needs to be en-grained in every single living human.

bazook:

pinkypyro:

kevinsanoposts:

Six hundred goddamn AD

Six hundred. Goddamn AD.

This needs to be en-grained in every single living human.

(Source: hadeiadel)

Jan 19 '14
"She instilled in me that you don’t have to apologise for being a woman. There’s no apology in my femininity."
Lupita Nyong’o in Dazed & Confused magazine, talking about what she learned from her mother. (via bitchybay)

(Source: forums.thefashionspot.com)

Jan 16 '14

anomaly1:

emiliogorgeous:

s/o to the black man. 

#black father supremacy

Jan 5 '14

jazzypom:


scandalgladiators:

accras:


The Obama girls are growing up right before our eyes!!!

Look at Sasha! where’s my little munchkin

Gorgeous, classy and elegant. Well done!

Sasha’s face has completely changed. Her shoe game is on point, too.



So dapper and refined! And yes, those silver shoes are pure glory

jazzypom:

scandalgladiators:

accras:

The Obama girls are growing up right before our eyes!!!

Look at Sasha! where’s my little munchkin

Gorgeous, classy and elegant. Well done!

Sasha’s face has completely changed. Her shoe game is on point, too.

So dapper and refined! And yes, those silver shoes are pure glory

(Source: onlyamaka)

Jan 2 '14
"When I first came out here, I was a relative. But for the past six years, we’ve been family. I just don’t wanna go back to being just a relative again."

(Source: mybodywakesup)