tastefullyoffensive:

[stjredstorm]

Today I mispronounced “benevolence” as “beneviolence” and then had the sad thought that they are often the same thing. 

4/17/14

sweetdreamsyouareverybeautiful:

tw: rape

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All the love and support to this woman, to these women, to all of us women living and breathing and writing in this community. My ears and heart are open to you. My firsts remain clenched. 

Aqueous transmission

(10 years later, and I still have that incubus song stuck in my head)

Aqueous transmission

(10 years later, and I still have that incubus song stuck in my head)

freeqthamighty:

Photo Source: Jamal Williams

On Thursday August 14th, 2014, Feminsta Jones called for a National Moment of Silence (NMOS) to pay ‘respect to fatal victims of police shootings and brutality’. New Orleans, a (for now…) majority black city with a long history of police violence…

"…And while I don’t know what percentage of funny people suffer from depression, from a rough survey of the ones I know and work with, I’d say it’s approximately "all of them." So when I hear some naive soul say, "Wow, how could a wacky guy like [insert famous dead comedian here] just [insert method of early self-destruction here]? He was always joking around and having a great time!" my only response is a blank stare."

I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way” - Dead Poets Society

roxanegay:

Another young black man has been gunned down. His name was Mike Brown. He was unarmed.

My [redacted] e-mailed me because she knew I would be upset about this story, because she knows all of my heart, and all I could say in response was, “I am numb.”

I don’t care if Mike Brown was going to…

Post 7,000 meter grief face. Also: the origin of this summer’s goggle tan.

Post 7,000 meter grief face. Also: the origin of this summer’s goggle tan.