As I was sitting in the back of the police car, I remembered the countless times my father came home frustrated or humiliated by the cops when he had done nothing wrong. I felt his shame, his anger, and my own feelings of frustration for existing in a world where I have allowed myself to believe that “authority figures” could control my BEING… my ability to BE!
Danièle’s husband, Brian Lucas, who is white, says he believes they were targeted because they are an interracial couple.
they literally saw a black woman kissing a white man and ASSUMED SHE WAS A PROSTITUTE. and then they said they were married AND THE COPS FUCKING ASKED FOR ID???? what the fuck? what the fuck? and she said no AND WAS ARRESTED? they need to be fired but God knows that’s not going to happen. LISTEN: she’s an actress. this happened to a producer. even fucking Oprah. no matter what you accomplish as a black person, you are still black and people don’t think their rights apply to you despite the constitution
it’s really scary
it’s really infuriating
it’s really exhausting
and my white mom still gets so mad when I say I hate cops
I swear to god, Australia is some kind of bullshit Night Vale country.
Slytherin wasn’t the only founder to leave a concealed chamber at Hogwarts— before her death, Helga Huffelpuff created a secret room which would help all students, regardless of house affiliation or purity of blood. It’s been called many things throughout the centuries; today it’s known as the Room of Requirement.
While many cheered the NFL’s move to (finally) punish Rice’s vicious behavior, too many media outlets immediately fell into a tired pattern of victim blaming.
Writer Beverly Gooden had heard enough. “I was watching the responses to the TMZ on my timeline, and I noticed a trend. People were asking ‘why did she marry him?’ and ‘why didn’t she leave him,’” Gooden told Mic. “When I saw those tweets, my first reaction was shame. The same shame that I felt back when I was in a violent marriage. It’s a sort of guilt that would make me crawl into a shell and remain silent. But today, for a reason I can’t explain, I’d had enough. I knew I had an answer to everyone’s question of why victims of violence stay. I can’t speak for Janay Rice, I can only speak for me.”
fun fact: in French, “bi”, as in “bisexual” or “biromantic” is pronounced “bee”. (confession: I pronounced it the same in english for the longest time and I still have to correct myself a lot)
coincidence? maybe. but.
- bees are important.
- bi people are important.
there’s a pun connexion to be made somewhere but I’ll let someone smarter make it.
501. Muggleborns accidentally calling Dumbledore “Gandalf”.
Plot twist: He responds to it.
The wonderful Book Smugglers have just revealed the full cover art for A Hero at the End of the World by Erin Claiborne!
Check out their latest post for some exclusive info from the author, as well as a BOOK GIVEAWAY!
A Hero at the End of the World is a hilarious and gripping combination of YA fantasy adventure, queer romance, and political satire.
A riff on “Chosen One” narratives that evokes Harry Potter, the Percy Jackson series and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, this book will appeal to all readers of modern fantasy adventures.
I am so excited to release this finally! I love this cover so much — it is so beautiful, as is all the art inside the book. But you can read more of what I have to say about that, and the book — and what Erin has to say about it! — at the post above.
Also, the giveaway has more than 1000 entries already, which is completely mind-boggling to me. This is amazing. You can reserve your copy here, and we’ll let you know as soon as the book goes on sale. (You should click that link anyway because Lily did a great job redesigning the page, and it looks great.)
It’s all happening, basically. And you will actually get to READ it soon enough.
I’m really excited about this book! Y’all should go read about it and join me in thrilled anticipation.
I have a bed for my sex dungeon and will start making the room presentable—hopefully get some boards for a cross or something. All I need now is...
sometimes i forget wolfstar isn’t technically canon and i get really offended
- Anonymous said:DO THE THING WHERE STEVE IS RIDICULOUSLY TURNED ON BY TONYS SLEEVE TATS
Tony’s tattoos are, essentially, a love letter to science- the golden ratio curls down his right shoulder, bracketed equations blur together in...