the one thing that has stuck with me every day since my English teacher told me it in middle school is:
"When referring to someone, always say who they are before anything else about them, because being a person always comes first"
Instead of saying “the mentally ill man,” say “the man with a mental illness”
Putting someone’s characteristics (especially negative ones) before them is dehumanizing and rude. Don’t do it.
they should replace hospital gowns with colourful mexican ponchos because they’re kinda similar and no one could be sad
if we’re gonna die let’s die looking like a peruvian folk band
I don’t know why Frank insisted on bringing me to this dinner party, I don’t even know what to talk about and everyone’s already having a conversation, it’d be awkward to butt in. A steakhouse? Really? I’m a pescetarian, Frank. We’ve known each other ten years. Nobody’s even bothered to comment on my coat or offered a tummy rub. Your friends are shit, Frank.
my favorite post of 2013
If I had the chance to race Godzilla on four-wheelers you wouldn’t be able to fucking stop me.
I have this problem where I love the fact that aywas is so progressive and open to criticism/spreading learning about queer theory things, but I hate the mob mentality that that generates.
This most recent drama with Bex, for example. Are the things she posted gross? Yeah absolutely. Do I intend…
Are we really calling it bullying when people call out bigots
someone studying atoms is really just a bunch of atoms trying to understand themselves
what have you done