[White readers often believe they are colorblind.] Until they read books...– Zadie Smith, Their Eyes Were Watching God: What Does Soulful Mean? (via sluteatingtree) Not to mention how outright hostile and defensive and delusional white readers get when a character is “revealed” to be chromatic. It’s as if they feel they’ve been tricked, because they relate to that...
all mimsy were the...: This is your test.Every... →
the-cimmerians: borogroves: This is your test. given the amount of fandom excitement is there any way NOT to be disappointed by the reality of what happens in this episode? Yipes. Every path you have blogged through hiatus and ship war has led to this episode. Hold your ground! Hold your ground. Sons and daughters of fandom, of Glee, my brothers and sisters. I see in your eyes the same...
sararye: but I always refer to unique as a ‘she’ is that wrong? Ask Unique about pronoun preference- it is the only way to know.
I'll remember: You’ve probably seen the claim... →
imnightbird: You’ve probably seen the claim going around that Blaine asking Burt to marry Kurt is insulting to Kurt. The claim is that Kurt’s choice in the matter is being taken away, as well as his free will, an he will inevitably be forced to marry Blaine. Okay…. Whaaaaaaaaat? Traditionally, yes, asking…
I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,– NBA player Jason Collins says he is gay - SI.com (via sportsnetny) First out player in one of the major US professional team sports. This moment is HUGE. (via lettersfromtitan) I hope y’all read this. I would love to quote the closing paragraph here, but I’m gonna save it, let it be a little gift...
cannibalcoalition: You know what? I don’t care if being a lesbian isn’t natural. Its 2013. Oreos don’t have a single natural ingredient in them that isn’t distilled out of recognition. People get their vegetables from cans. They have made cruelty-free, lab-grown BACON. People fly around in big, metal machines. I. AM. TALKING. TO SOMEONE. ACROSS THE WORLD. IN A MATTER OF SECONDS. Not...
Confessions of a Blaine stan: There’s all this... →
aelora: There’s all this talk all over my dash of how the inspiring event couldn’t be the mentors getting married because gay marriage is illegal in Ohio, and I’m wondering if like 95% of the people hear haven’t heard of commitment ceremonies? Gay marriage has never been legal here in Missouri but I have… Yep, I live in Ohio and I simply went to another state for a civil union (in 2001)...
gleekprincess25: atadistance: Rules of Tumblr: If this comes on your dash, you have to reblog. There is a moment, when you say to yourself “Oh, there you are. I must reblog you forever”
marrymyface: bisexual guys are assumed to be secretly gay bisexual girls are assumed to be secretly straight both are assumed to secretly like men see what i’m getting at?
Socializing is as exhausting as giving blood. People assume we loners are...– Anneli Rufus (via onlinecounsellingcollege) “it means having to perform” I’ve never heard anything more accurate (via gastly-haunter) It’s called introversion. You can build up your tolerance for others but you will always have to recharge privately.
BREAKING: North Dakota becomes first state to ban... →
Wow, feeling bad for the girls and women in ND. Hoping services in other states reach out to them. They are moving back in time. Hoping there are already legal beagles at work to change it.
Can Men Be Taught to Not Rape? →
substantialityou: This woman is amazingly courageous for stating something so obvious. Hats off to you. Twenty six years ago I was the director of a rape crisis center. I hired a man as a rape prevention educator. Why? Because men who rape tend to discount what women say. If they hear from a man that sexual assault is wrong and what it says about them as men they are more likely to listen. The...