Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.– Frederick Buechner (via amandaonwriting)
Sit back with a fat Buddha sack: I hate that I... →
eshusplayground: starvedforjustice: I am both a woman, and a black PoC everyone is fucking suspicious to me. And you can’t blame me for that. You can’t blame me for being fucking suspicious of people that defended the murderer of a boy who wasn’t that different from me, for carrying…
I have this disease late at night sometimes, involving alcohol and the...– Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five
Jesus you are sweet and rich like a broth.
wild young heart: Child, You will be named after... →
wildyounghearttt: Child, You will be named after The Goddesses. Do You know just how many Queens came before You? There are constellations outstretched across the gloves of star-studded GALAXIES that have seen this history, stories already mapped out in Your bloodline eons before You were born. You …
Update: 11 year old trans girl lost appeal →
medeaismyfavourite: blackenedbutterfly: msamberhazard: msamberhazard: tal9000: transawareness: The above article is an update. Her mother went to appeal to keep her out of the psychiatric ward and lost. She will be institutionalized because of her expression of her gender. She will be held until she conforms to male gender and then released to foster care, not her mother who was...
Still alive post-graduation, if a little dazed. Portland tomorrow. Then, more.
I just wrong a long rambling post
and then realized that I’m a crazy sick person and deleted it. I have strep throat, yes, but also I’m pretty sure my head is full of, like, horchata or something. I know. It doesn’t even make sense. Haven’t even taken my sleeping pills. Anyway, I’m about to be off tumblr for a moment, graduating from college and recovering from le sickness, but I just wanted to...
Barack Obama Being Adorable with Adorable Children
siddharthasmama: alexleo: This just made me so happy. I am now going to have a good day.
But most of all, stop thinking that what people so loathingly refer to as the...– Taylor Callobre, The “Good Guy” Myth (via housewifeswag)
Advice for young feminists? Do something else besides feminism. I’m serious. The...– Latoya Peterson (Source) (via andcouldheplayblog) this is the quote I mentioned in my earlier work-thoughts dump. at least i think it is. (via nom-chompsky) apply your feminism in a different space rinse & repeat (via brazenbitch) !! I’ve been hollering about this for aaaages (via...
dionthesocialist: Nobody ever says: homophobia will go away if we ignore it. terrorists will go away if we ignore them. homelessness will end if we stop talking about it. infant mortality will end if we stop acknowledging it. AIDS will go away if we stop focusing on AIDS so much. Everybody knows that those notions are ridiculous. Why then do people insist on thinking that racism, which is...
because good friends are here and because I passed my math class and because even pale, pock-marked skin looks luminous in the light, I didn’t look in the mirror all day And I didn’t think about how I looked And I didn’t care, And I didn’t even bother to pat myself on the back about it until now. How about that.
Still great cause Robyn’s, like, the best.
Oo sorry I just wrote “white men” on that last post but I actually meant “everyone ever.”
caffeinatedfeminist: Here’s a friendly reminder: -You cannot be sexist toward men. Sexism is based on a system of oppression. You CAN be discriminatory, rude, inconsiderate, and/or prejudiced against men but you CANNOT be sexist toward them. -You cannot be racist towards white people. Racism is based on a system of oppression. You CAN be discriminatory, rude, inconsiderate, and/or prejudiced...
I have to wait an hour
until I can call the apartment complex and tell them we want to put down a deposit and get a credit and background check. The office doesn’t open until 9:30 my time. So I’m just like, Waiting. Until I call the apartment place. To get my apartment. In an hour. When I call the apartment place. I’m freakin out.
And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night...– Pablo Neruda (via venusbby)
They’re fucking gross, man. Look, I love beautiful girls too. I think everyone...– Amy Poehler on American Apparel ads (via e-pic)
Oregon has banned Native American high school...
this-is-not-native: Thought you might appreciate this! They have five years to comply, but it’s progress :) http://www.kcby.com/news/local/Oregon-bans-Native-American-school-mascots-151945665.html?utm_source=supporter_message&utm_medium=email Win! -k Nicely done, home state. It’d be cool if you could also legalize marijuana, explicitly legally protect gay marriage, and...
anyone vibing on ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ should definitely check out ‘Glory at Sea,’ also from Court 13. It’s all magical and feeling and human and raw and myth and nature and… available to watch online. You’re welcome.
Racism 101: Are you a Racist?: Ten Lies You are... →
racismschool: If you don’t physically hold someone down, you can’t be an oppressor. Racism is physically hating and acting on that hate based on a person’s race. White Privilege means you are rich and/or have an easy life. Pointing out racism is a racist act. Not knowing better is a perfectly…
Going to see The Hunger Games
so I can cry out my feelings about graduating. I think it’s the responsible thing to do.
Summer to-do list
-Move to Austin -Get my fitness on -Climb some rocks -Swim in some waters -Drink frozen things -Watch all of the movies -Dye my hair back to “fuck yeah” blonde -Play the shit out of my violin -Maybe stop swearing so much -All of the bars.
seesectionc: my favorite thing is when I go out and I see girls who clearly left the house thinking they looked cute but after catching a glimpse of my look they completely re-evaluate themselves. My friend Harry does not fuck around. And yes, I am one of those girls.
Hansel. So hot right now. Hansel.– Sylvia Plath (via incorrectsylviaplathquotes)