Earth Day is a happy day.
You know what comes from the earth?
You know what comes from potatoes?
Among other things, vodka.
Let’s go forth and drink things that came from the earth and were henceforth distilled so that we may all be merry and drunk. Grapes, potatoes, what have you.
Drink the earth, bitches, and feel magnificent…
until tomorrow morning.
You get so tired. You get so sick of the homophobia, the sexism, the culture of rape jokes and wife beating cartoons. But today you can take 30 seconds and smile. Somewhere right now there is a daddy dancing along while his femmy boy sings Lady Gaga. Somewhere right now there is a little girl suiting up to go play football with her peewee team. Somewhere there is a woman taking off the clothes she hates and pulling on a pair of pants. And there are boys holding hands in front of Dairy Queen and there are girls on their first date at the mall. There is a mom driving her son to the court so he can change his name from Brittney to Brandon. There is a family supporting their daughter after she reveals sexual abuse. There is a foster parent hesitantly walking into his first PFLAG meeting. And there exists more freedom, more equality, more safety than has ever existed before in the history of humanity. Of course it’s not enough. But it is amazing just the same. And you have done this. This did not happen despite our tears and our sweat, our humiliation and betrayal. This happened because of it.
Keep being that “annoying” dude pointing out every sexist remark.
Keep arguing with your freinds about not saying “fag.”
And don’t you EVER let the other side get you down. They know that wearing you out is all they have left. What they do not know is that because of you, their children are safer. Because of you, our schools talk about bullying. Because of you, sexual harassment is illegal at their place of business.
Brothers and sisters, I am leaving my work as an advocate. I am moving to a new town and a new career. Feminally is not going anywhere- but in my last few days as a professional feminist I wanted to let you all know something very important:
you’re doing it right.
This made me so happy.
You don’t know how many times I’ve been called annoying or have gotten people arguing with me because I battle with them to stop using sexist language or saying certain derogatory terms. This made me feel really proud I decided to keep being that annoying person.
The barrier makes you have to feel the emotion of the song rather than simply hearing it. Like an instrumental.
THIS X INFINITY.
There’s something about a song being sung in any other language but english (or in my case- spanish too) Be it Japanese, Korean, German, w/e.
If I were to hear the same song English, I just wouldn’t feel the same emotion.
I mean I like some music sung in languages i fluently understand, but when someone asks me why I like foreign music THEY. DON’T. GET. IT. D:
sleepy sleepy sleepy…
adopted out three dolls today = win
adopt a BJD from DollZone: