1,500 rally for Mark Carson in NYC - It was New York City’s largest LGBT rally in years, according to organizers. On Monday at least 1,500 people showed up to honor the life of Mark Carson and make a stand against the hate that led to his death. Carson was an openly gay 32-year-old black man who was shot and killed over the weekend in what authorities are investigating as an anti-gay hate crime.
The randomness of Carson’s death has shocked the city’s LGBT community. “Mark is not going to die in vain. We are not going to get beat up in vain,” one rally participant told Mother Jones. “Gay rights, we’re still fighting for them, and the fight is not over. We need to protect each other.”
- Uses gay as an insult: “Foo Fighters are gay”
- To a black audience member: “Do you really like rock music? Because you’re African-American. That would be like me being into Lil Wayne.”
- “I’m allowed to use the word ‘f**’ because I’m a gay icon”
- Said she hopes Dave Grohl get …
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No respect for racists. No sympathy. No patience. No understanding. Nothing. They don’t get to deny entire groups of people their humanity and still expect to have their humanity respected.
|—||Patricia Hill Collins (via staying-true)|
You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework?
It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM,…
Racism is people avoiding the hood for fear of being shot or robbed, but not avoiding the suburbs for fear of being caught in a mass homicide or snatched and dismembered.