This is the most important thing to understand: something that may seem innocent to you may be painful to others
I recently had someone say to me, “Well X group can’t just expect us all to be mentally updating our list of words that are insulting to them.” I was like “Yes… they can?” It’s not “ooooh evil political correctness,” it’s basic human decency.
|—||Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body by Courtney E. Martin (via lostinthesounds)|
"I’m just being myself. There is not an ounce of me that believes any of that crap that they say. We can’t be feminine and be feminists and be successful? I want to be a fucking feminist and wear a fucking Peter Pan collar. So fucking what?”
|—||Madisen Kuhn (via mrsfscottfitzgerald)|
|—||Andy Warhol (via blurrymelancholy)|
"it’s a competition none of us agreed to" I want to give the author of this quote the hardest dap ever.
|—||Beautiful acceptance speech for the glorious Ms. Lupita Nyong’o (via socialjusticeronin)|
“The strangely admirable thing about Loki is that he doesn’t give a damn what anyone else thinks. I’ve always found that quality really sexy in women. Self-possession. Quiet confidence. An acceptance of difference. A certain… mischief. A sense that things could be a little “exciting”. I think I should stop there!” — Tom Hiddleston
|—||chuck palahniuk (via roygbiv5280)|