If you can’t agree that everyone, and anyone, has the absolute right not to be...– Melissa McEwan (via earlyfrost) I believe I have reblogged this before, as I will continue to do until I stop hearing people do the exact thing Melissa is describing. (via cocoku)
The code that never cracks →
My mother started dying, slowly, seven years ago. She finished dying a little over a year ago. I still dream about her every night. Sugar, as always, gets it right.
The Perfect Body, as Illustrated by Olympic... →
I love this. Love.
Same old sausagefest →
You know, I actually agree that 1997 was a killer year for music. But you know what else I think? That more than two ladies exist. For example, Bjork. Erykah Badu. Sleater-Kinney. To name a few notable players in 1997 music who still have impeccable Serious Music Listener cred. I swear, I don’t know why I ever bother reading music criticism. It’s like being in high school again, but...
The ladies informing my day
Muriel Rukeyser: When I wrote of the women in their dances and wildness, it was a mask, on their mountain, gold-hunting, singing, in orgy, it was a mask; when I wrote of the god, fragmented, exiled from himself, his life, the love gone down with song, it was myself, split open, unable to speak, in exile from myself. Gwendolyn Brooks First fight. Then fiddle. Ply the...
Mother Jones magazine on Tumblr: How the GOP House... →
motherjones: A rundown of other amendments in the bill that House Republicans used to kill Planned Parenthood’s budget: Eliminated cancer screening and basic health services for millions of poor women. Prohibited EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. Cut financing for the Reagan-era US Institute of…
Stand with Planned Parenthood →
Sign the open letter to Congress.
Planned Parenthood is the target of this legislation, and American women the...– Jill at Feministe.
Asking who is the woman and who is the guy in a...
Aphasia is hilarious →
Whatever did happen to this woman, the fact that this video went viral as a joke makes me fucking sick. Aphasia is a sign of neurological crisis, which I suppose counts as funny if it happens to a pretty lady.
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is...– Audre Lorde (things i need to remember)
On Not Being a Hypochondriac
Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place. —Susan Sontag, Illness as Metaphor There is only...