At what point during her excruciating labor, exactly, would Kimberly Mays get up and make a run for it?
Not while she was hunched over in the back of a Seattle Kings County Jail prison caddy, asking for pain relievers from guards who ignored her. Not in the birthing unit at…
If William doesn’t show up with facial hair at Christmas, I will canoe my ass across the Atlantic to the goddamn United Kingdom, go to the freaking Kensington Palace gardens, smash Twilight saga DVDs across the lawn, do cartwheels to dodge RPOs, smash banana flan with my bare hands, remind him that he will never be African, and make him witness those horrors all the while screaming LORDE at the top of my lungs! YOU GON’ LEARN!
When you discuss the wage gap, here are a few things to keep in mind:
- Only white women make $0.77 to a man’s dollar.
- Black women make about $0.68 to a man’s dollar.
- Latina women make about $0.58 to a man’s dollar.
I will keep reblogging this to point out that disabled people, including men, make 22 cents on the dollar. Mostly because it is legal to pay us below minimum wage, but whatevs.