Princeton University psychologist Susan Fiske took brain scans of heterosexual...– The Equality Illusion (via lesilencieux) scary. (via fuckyeahfeminists) OH GOOD.
unfollower: no see lesbians are not more accepted than gay men they’re more sexualized please do not get those 2 things confused
You’re taught to get good grades, but you’re not really taught to find your own...– Chris Pine on school in June/July 2013 issue of OUT Magazine (via mccoymedical)
When I try to do significant things with my life
Lambda Legal | Know Your Rights | Homeless LGBTQ... →
LGBTQ youth are at much higher risk of finding themselves in out-of-home settings, often due to family rejection and other stresses. Among homeless youth, 20-40% identify as LGBTQ and 19% of all transgender youth have been homeless at some point in their lives. This section is dedicated to helping foster parents and child welfare professionals become more knowledgeable about caring for and...
Since February of this year, Autostraddle (“News, Entertainment, Opinion and Girl-On-Girl Culture”) has been running a very interesting series of articles about trans experience (primarily focused on trans women) called Trans*Scribe. So far, they’ve run: Identity Theft: A Trans* Intersex Woman On Traumas and Surgery I’m A Trans Woman And I’m Not Interested In Being One of the “Good Ones” I...
I think the idea of a ‘narrative’ in terms of an identity is really fucked up. I am pretty certain this is not a new revelation for the internet or even myself. Regardless, today it really hit me how fucked up this idea of a storyline we are all suppose to follow is. Whether it is in the way we come out, how we understand our gender identity or how we are dealing with mental health...
It’s a most distressing affliction to have a sentimental heart and a skeptical...– Naguib Mahfouz (via thatkindofwoman)
When Audre Lorde made that much quoted yet often misunderstood cautionary...– bell hooks in essay “feminist theory: a radical agenda” (via daniellemertina)
WHAT GOES THROUGH MY MIND WHENEVER IM IN A CROWDED...
honestlywhiteliar: Holy ovaries.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a...– Audre Lorde (via grrizlybear)
sadprayers-guiltybodies: I no longer need you to fuck me as hard as I hate myself. Make love to me like you know I am better than the worst thing I ever did. Go slow. I’m new to this but I have seen nearly every city from a rooftop without jumping. I have realized that the moon did not have to be full for us to love it. We are not tragedies stranded here beneath it. —Buddy Wakefield, “We Were...
We shouldn’t be profiting from our students who are drowning in debt while we’re...– Senator Elizabeth Warren (via azspot)
Autostraddle — trans*scribe →
transgirltumbling: If you are trans*, know or love someone trans*, or are just interested in the subject, I highly recommend reading these Autostraddle articles written by Trans*women (with many of them discussing topics applicable to all trans* people). Regardless of who you are or what your depth of knowledge is on trans* issues, this series/space on autostraddle is full of good reads....
The last 5 hours have been like that scene from the GIRLS episode when Hannah goes home; shoving ALL of the food into my face.
I have been told sometimes the most healing thing we can do is remind...– Andrea Gibson (via littlelle)