a restaurant in my hometown got a review that said the servers should “show some skin” so the owner added a potato skin special to the menu and all the proceeds from the special go to the west virginia foundation for rape information services (x)
That’s exactly the appropriate response.
no one will ever really take your anxiety seriously, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t real — on the hardest days, remind yourself: I didn’t choose this feeling, this feeling chose me, and this is how I’ve learned to cope with chaos and turmoil.
you are strong enough to have made it this far, and you can and will keep going.
Slurs are not oppressive because they are offensive, they are oppressive because slurs by nature of being slurs draw upon certain power dynamics to remind their target of his/her/their vulnerability in a certain relation to power and as an extension of that, to threaten violence and exploitation of that vulnerability.
A picture I took at the conservation place where I volunteer with butterfly monitoring. It’s super beautiful there
Hi, sorry I’ve already accepted an offer from someone else! I hope that you find gala one day though :)