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before consumer capitalism, the concept of cellulite did not exist -- wasn't pathologized, it was just normal flesh on adult women.
that's #patriarchy -- if you don't want to be the victim, you learn to be the abuser. it's awful and i hate it. deconditioning is IMPORTANT.
lesbophobia is not just anti-lesbian; it is a tool against all women.
when a stranger catches you dancing on your walk home from the streetcar stop...the only thing to do is keep dancing.
once again, it's only empowering if you end up with more power than you had before. increased difficulty moving does not qualify.
There's a network near my house called "hide yo kids, hide yo wi-fi."
we do what we do to survive, and even when it manifests as self-loathing or self-destruction, I don't think that can be what the essence is
"I lived with deep roots, once./Have I forgotten their ways?/The gradual embrace
/Of lichen around stone." [Roethke]
Invent cathartic personal rituals on an as-needed basis.
pretty groovy when the one who makes you swoon is also the one who loves you back
how to love you telling the truth more than I love what is simple and easy to grasp
yerp, can't stop calling people "babe" and listening to lana del rey, so i...am about to find out who my true friends are.
"Feminist scholars always seem to be starting over because the work of our foresisters has been buried or erased."
"all shall be well and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well."
Obliviousness increases in direct proportion to #privilege.
There are people creating beauty everywhere.
Twenty-something digs art, mental health, and hairy-legged lesbian man-hating feminism. Will work for employment.