I’m craving emotional intimacy and it’s kind of making me sad
Black people are not trying to BE white people. We do not wanna replace you. Women do not want to be men. We do not wanna step into…male bodies. That’s not what we’re talking about here. We’re not talking about being the absolute same as people. We’re talking about being treated equally—meaning I don’t wanna be a white girl, but I don’t wanna be discriminated against because I’m not a white girl. I don’t wanna be a man, but I don’t wanna be denied a promotion or get paid less because I’m not one. That’s what the fuck we’re saying…
Simply because of who we are, shit is not fair. So all the different ‘isms’ that y’all try to act like you don’t need, or you don’t understand, or you don’t see the point of, or you don’t wanna identify as: it’s all about leveling the motherfucking playing field. Not about making us all the goddamn same…And I don’t understand why y’all act like this is so fucking hard to understand. Is that a crazy concept?"