Hello, Internet wanderers! I'm Diandra (dee-awn-druh). I'm a 25-year-old, cis, female, mostly hetero, middle class, black and white biracial college graduate from the DC area who is very passionate about social justice and music. Explore my blog and get to know me!
I also run virginiabands.tumblr.com.

9th December 2012

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blacknaturals:

♕

blacknaturals:

Tagged: locsdreadsdreadlocsbeautifulblackafricannatural hairblack womanblack people

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2nd December 2012

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womenwhokickass:

Christina Mavuma: Why she kicks ass
She is a trans activist from Botswana who is apart of the Rainbow Identity Association (RIA),  and works with Health Lens; a program that provides services to primary care practices and gives independent physicians an opportunity to engage in meaningful change. It has been described as a movement of change, helping to reshape the role of primary care, and to sustain the cognitive art of medicine. 
Her project is looking into transgender women and health care system. She was motivated by the fact that most trans women here cannot get formal jobs and therefore cannot afford private health care.
“So many trans women find it difficult to access health care from the state clinics or hospitals, as the doctors and nurses there are discriminatory and very judgemental, most painful thing is there are not knowledgeable to trans issues. Even though the services are available they are not user-friendly to the LGBTI community and matters worse for the transgender community as the medical cards are genderised blue card for boys and pink card for girls and this card is given to you after you produce identity card.”
The intended outcome of this project is to have doctors and nurses to treat all people with respect including trans or intersex people. It is meant to start dialogues between the doctors and the trans community.
She is also involved with The Exchange Program, which is a partnership between Gender DynamiX in South Africa and SIPD in Uganda. This program is aimed at capacitating emerging transgender activists in South Africa and the East African region. Participants get together twice annually to discuss relevant, burning issues on the agenda for the region.

womenwhokickass:

Christina Mavuma: Why she kicks ass

  • She is a trans activist from Botswana who is apart of the Rainbow Identity Association (RIA),  and works with Health Lens; a program that provides services to primary care practices and gives independent physicians an opportunity to engage in meaningful change. It has been described as a movement of change, helping to reshape the role of primary care, and to sustain the cognitive art of medicine. 
  • Her project is looking into transgender women and health care system. She was motivated by the fact that most trans women here cannot get formal jobs and therefore cannot afford private health care.
  • “So many trans women find it difficult to access health care from the state clinics or hospitals, as the doctors and nurses there are discriminatory and very judgemental, most painful thing is there are not knowledgeable to trans issues. Even though the services are available they are not user-friendly to the LGBTI community and matters worse for the transgender community as the medical cards are genderised blue card for boys and pink card for girls and this card is given to you after you produce identity card.”
  • The intended outcome of this project is to have doctors and nurses to treat all people with respect including trans or intersex people. It is meant to start dialogues between the doctors and the trans community.
  • She is also involved with The Exchange Program, which is a partnership between Gender DynamiX in South Africa and SIPD in Uganda. This program is aimed at capacitating emerging transgender activists in South Africa and the East African region. Participants get together twice annually to discuss relevant, burning issues on the agenda for the region.

Tagged: transgenderwomyn of colourAfrican

Source: womenwhokickass

29th November 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

My name is Arrid. I’m African, Native, Cuban, and Irish American. 

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

My name is Arrid. I’m African, Native, Cuban, and Irish American. 

Tagged: mixed racemultiracialguyscurly hairwavy hairblackafricanblack-americanwhiteeuropeannative americanlatinohispanicsubmission

29th November 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Cut My Hair from my first post!
Nose Pierced!
Black/Asian/White ———pandabear
Fuckyeahmixedbeauty!

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Cut My Hair from my first post!

Nose Pierced!

Black/Asian/White ———pandabear

Fuckyeahmixedbeauty!

Tagged: mixed racemultiracialcurly hairblackafricanwhiteasiancaribbeansubmission

24th September 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Half Kenyan, Half New Zealand European :)
http://thosekidsarecool.tumblr.com

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Half Kenyan, Half New Zealand European :)

http://thosekidsarecool.tumblr.com

Tagged: mixed racebiracialmultiracialafrocurly hairafricanwhitesubmission

13th August 2012

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downisupandupisdown:

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda runs in the final stretch to the finish line to win the men’s marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. 
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno) 

downisupandupisdown:

Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda runs in the final stretch to the finish line to win the men’s marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.

(AP Photo/Luca Bruno) 

Tagged: stephen kiprotichOlympicsLondon 2012MarathonUgandaGold MedalAfricanAfricaWinnerChampion

2nd August 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Hi, I’m Apsu (:
My dad: Cherokee and Black
My mom: White, Choctaw, and Black
the12thplanet

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Hi, I’m Apsu (:

My dad: Cherokee and Black

My mom: White, Choctaw, and Black

the12thplanet

Tagged: mixed racemultiracialcurly hairafricanwhitenative americansubmission

2nd June 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Mom: German, Polish, Norwegian, Irish.
Dad: Dutch-Indonesian, Native American, African.
http://www.geil-o.tumblr.com/

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

Mom: German, Polish, Norwegian, Irish.

Dad: Dutch-Indonesian, Native American, African.

http://www.geil-o.tumblr.com/

Tagged: mixed racebiracialmultiracialcurly hairblackafricanafro-americanwhitenative americansubmission

7th May 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

African American and Japanese
blusifer.tumblr.com

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

African American and Japanese

blusifer.tumblr.com

Tagged: mixed racebiracialmultiracialafrocurly hairblackafricanafro-americanasianhafuhapasubmission

22nd April 2012

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fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

I’m half Filipino and half Ghanaian (African).
http://ikeeplivingandsmiling.tumblr.com

fuckyeahmixedbeauty:

I’m half Filipino and half Ghanaian (African).

http://ikeeplivingandsmiling.tumblr.com

Tagged: mixed racebiracialcurly hairwavy hairblackafricanasianpacific islanderhapasubmission