Honestly, don’t take this the wrong way, but I don’t care for stupid things like abortion rights or women’s rights. I mean, yeah, they’re important, but I think that politicians should focus on real issues. All the other social issues are just a waste of time to think about.
Second-year Engineering student, submitted by sophrosynic
white boys who respond to criticism of racism and sexism by ominously saying that there are ‘bigger problems’ scare me. like what is this big secret problem and why won’t anyone tell me about it? are we going to be eaten alive by mutant sharks? are oranges secretly poisoning us? who knows. the white boys, apparently.
[M/N: ‘I mean, yeah, they’re important…’ c.f. ‘I don’t care about stupid things like abortion rights or women’s rights.’ Silencing tactics and cognitive dissomancy at its finest.] (via shitrichcollegekidssay)
I loved the process of making music, writing music and getting it ready to be heard by an audience — the sophisticated harmonic language of jazz, the cool rhythms, the interaction with the audience — but I was not one of the guys. Could that be part of the reason why Peter was playing plenty of casual gigs without even looking, and I had to arrange for performances as a leader or tag along as the guitarist’s girlfriend?
In honor of Women’s History Month, IU professor and established jazz musician Monika Herzig planned a Tribute to Women in Jazz in Indiana. This quote is part of a blog
Herzig contributed to the e-zine NewMusicBox. Read more
about the jazz series and Herzig’s career.
You deserve to take up space.