Thirsty: diabetes so untreated/advanced that you’ll have to have all your limbs amputated within a week. Pee is dark: you aren’t dehydrated (see previous diagnosis), it’s actually blood. Possibly from Ebola. Confusion: it’s the prions finally catching up with you. Headache:…
i’m sorry, sweetie. a gay best friend is just way too much responsibility for you right now. i know he’s cute and you really like him but remember that you would have to feed him and give him water every day, and clean up after him until you housetrain him. remember your last gay best friend? i’m not flushing another one.
The way people around me consistently tell me what I am has had permanent consequences on my self-confidence and is probably the biggest hurdle I need to get over in my current #existentialism. It might not seem like such a big deal to be ‘Bengali-American’ - at…
Mr “Welcome to the real world”. Sexism happens. Always has, always will. Might as well suck it up and deal with it. Try to change society? What are you, mad? I don’t like it either, sunshine, but just be good and don’t make a fuss.
“We let Willow cut her hair. When you have a little girl, it’s like how can you teach her that you’re in control of her body? If I teach her that I’m in charge of whether or not she can touch her hair, she’s going to replace me with some other man when she goes out in the world. She can’t cut my hair but that’s her hair. She has got to have command of her body. So when she goes out into the world, she’s going out with a command that it is hers. She is used to making those decisions herself. We try to keep giving them those decisions until they can hold the full weight of their lives.”—
(On why he let Willow cut all of her hair off)
Read more: Will Smith On Allowing Willow To Cut Her Hair: ‘She Has Got To Have Command Of Her Body’ | Necole Bitchie.com
- He raises a really great point. What would it mean to believe very early that my body was mine. That it’s not for anyone or for any particular purpose other than to be mine until I decide otherwise.
“Dear fellow white people, If you are playing ‘devil’s advocate’ for a racist system in a racist country which results in the murders of men and women of color by law enforcement and private citizens alike, I would like you to know that you are not in fact a) an advocate, b) needed in any discussion on this topic ever, or c) challenging any established thought. You are a racist. This system, these institutions, do not need advocating. If you think they do, in any form, you are the problem and no amount of whining that you’re not really like that will absolve you.”—intricate-veins (via lavender-labia)
“We were not taking back the night; we were claiming it, claiming the dark in resistance to the bourgeois sexist world of repression, order, boredom and fixed social roles. In the dark, we were finding new ways to see ourselves as women.”—bell hooks, “Talking Sex” (via wretchedoftheearth)
on that note have you ever been so sad that you just roll onto the floor and your entire body beings to condense and melt and evaporate and that 78% of your body that is water turns into pure chromium. more than half of your body is now one of the hardest metals on earth. how do you feel about this