Rape culture is when people will look at you seemingly sympathetically and say, “Yes, but the world is full of people like that and there’s not much anyone can do about them”, when you talk about rapists, molesters, and other sexual predators, but then when you actually do…
but still feels good to be making again. hopefully will get super productive back in plym and do super well on my last two units of this year.
Really missing jamie =/ haven’t even been able to skype coz he’s been so busy (which is great as yknow money & at least I’m not there so he can start at 4.30 am and finish at 11 pm if he wants but…) . Still am enjoying the sun, just wish I had jamalame or some friendlets around too.
“The best part of a relationship is getting to call the person, or lay down next to them, and tell them all the crazy things that happened to you all day long. In the end that’s what it’s about. It’s not about sex, it’s not about the money they give you, it’s not about how good looking they are, it’s about them listening to you talk for hours and hours and hours, about stupid shit that doesn’t matter.”—Tegan Quin (via perfect)
“Hemingway and James Joyce were drinking buddies in Paris. Joyce was thin and bespectacled; Hemingway was tall and strapping. When they went out Joyce would get drunk, pick a fight with a bigger guy in the bar and then hide behind Hemingway and yell, “Deal with him, Hemingway. Deal with him.””—
“I tried to smoke pot for the first time when I was 14. Figured I could sneak a few puffs off my big sister’s little glass piece. Stuck it in my mouth trying to figure out which end I was supposed to smoke from. Tasted peculiar. Plus, I just couldn’t get how to work the thing. Eventually, I discovered that these smoking devices typically have a little indentation where the marijauna is supposed to go as well as a pathway inside of it which allows you to inhale the smoke. Glass buttplugs don’t have either of these, which is an important distinction.”—Gold in the reddit comments section. (via brispyedges)
so hey fun fact for anyone who wants queer history trivia: the first disco in Seattle was opened in 1973 and was a gay bar called “shelly’s leg” and it was named after a dancer named shelly who lost her leg in a confetti cannon accident and used the insurance/lawsuit settlement money to open a gay disco.
a) This is such a fantastic story that I wouldn’t care if it were made up, except that