“Real women have curves” was a marketing slogan thought up to sell people...– The Rotund: Job Number One; Destroying the Paradigm, Not Shifting It
Kent Monkman →
I recently read an article about Kent Monkman’s work, and it’s been a while since I was so excited by what an artist is doing. everything from his paintings to his performances as his alter ego Miss Chief is so strong visually and conceptually. this is what queer art should be- both personal and cultural. I hope my work is someday half as good as his.
I’m actually re-reading this, it’s one of my favorite novels. I have this thing for novels about beautiful, smart young people at exclusive schools where bad things happen (in this case, murders). it’s like a perfect combination of escapism and schadenfreude dressed up in literary fiction. since I’m waiting for some books to come in through the interlibrary loan,...
: Women are going to have abortions whether... →
ravecarp: dumbledoreisabamf: stfuconservatives: Seriously. Making abortion illegal, or expensive, or hard to get won’t stop women (and other uterus-bearers) from having them. Abortion will never stop happening. It can be prevented with education and birth control, but there will never be a 0.0%… I actually disagree with abortion. Strongly. I would never get one and I wouldn’t encourage...
On the trail of a 40-foot anaconda →
A Brief Overview of the Melungeons →
more detailed information about some of the theories and legends about Melungeon people, and some history of research & interest in Melungeon ancestory.
FAQ - Melungeon Heritage Association →
basic information about Melungeons, their descendants, and our history
Sure technology is cool. The mix of technology and the human body is even more cool. But that interplay is subject to many other variables. Politics, culture, and economics are major influences. Wheelchair technology, especially power chair technology, is amazing. It can transform a person’s life just as my wheelchair has changed mine. But what good is that technology if it is so...
Many public shelters avoid sharing the list of dogs that are next up for...– BAD RAP Blog: Does your shelter share their “e-list”?
Stuff Sick People Have to Put Up With: No, you're... →
thethirdkindofking: About life. Today all of these things came together and I have had this realization and it is too beautiful and too perfect to explain properly. Today I was in India and I saw pain and I went to Mother Teresa’s house and her orphanage and saw a disabled child and…
I get that you think you’re actually helping people and society by contributing...– Hello, I am Fat | Lindy West (via curvesahead) I’ve been a huge fan of Lindy’s reviews and I can safely say this is one of the best things she’s ever written
I just drove from marquette to lansing
and I saw nothing of note. I expect better, Michigan!
woops been away from internet land
an important fact: I got my bf hooked on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and now he lurks in a dark room with me watching ponies and prepared to pause and hide the evidence at any moment should someone enter the room.
what do ya’ll put on your hot dogs (or, if you’re veg*n like me, your veggie dogs)? I finally found a brand of veggie dogs I like, and I’ve been putting sauerkraut, mustard, and a little Tapatio on mine.
dimestore diamond: REBLOG WITH THE DATE YOU WERE... →
spacegay: brainsquish: roxanneritchi | wecansexy | owllin | shouisagiraffe | -terminallycapricious | fireking | keesme | davesprite | -plusle | moeumbrella | danimonstersmiles: February 27th 1997 July 3rd, 1995. October 28, 1996 february 1, 1997 September… july 22nd, 1996 :3c may 22, 1988
Each of the new books commits a fraud far more reprehensible than Mr. Frey’s...– from Stolen Suffering by Daniel Mendelsohn, March 9 2008, about the cost of faked memoirs
Y'know I don't think I ever heard an argument...
what the hell is up with the outrage over how “offensive” it is to be told you’re perpetuating rape culture? let me cry tiny tears of sorrow for men who are upset they were told not to joke about rape, truly this injustice will be forever remembered with great shame by the entire human species.