When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get afraid about what they’re going to do.
A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via firelorddahlia)
And my various boyfriends wonder why I’m more freaked out by their anger than any woman raising their voice at me.
Random note: I suddenly understand why people think I am being a bitch when I ask questions to which I already know the answer: falling intonation on a question with a yes/no answer to which the answer is already known, borrowed from German. In other words: sounding like an epic sarcastic bitch when you say “are you doing that now?”
I can’t help it. Apparently it’s colloquial to where I grew up. IT ISNT MY FAULT MY DEFAULT TONE OF VOICE IS SET TO SARCASTIC BITCH.
It isn’t set to sarcastic bitch. It’s just that your dialect doesn’t interpret that tone difference as “sarcastic” and the dialects of the people who think you are being a bitch do. Dialect differences! They cause so much understanding, mostly because people are not really ever taught what dialects are and how they work.
Exercise helped me through my depression. Let me be clear: it didn’t get rid of the depression, but it did give me some sense of control over my life, and it had the practical effect of helping my physical health, which I was otherwise incapable of dealing…
Also, therapists and people have GOT to stop saying this to people with a history of eating disorders. When I was in the deep throes of depression, there was no way in fuck I could engage in exercise healthily, without turning it into a self-loathing obsession with being thin and disciplining my body.
What is with cishets? You say, quite literally, “this joke makes fun or light of my identity and experience and HURTS ME,” and they think an appropriate response is “It’s a joke and no one here hates gay people”? Because you are literally ignoring a hurt queer person RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU TELLING YOU THIS IS HARMFUL. Because your intentions and feelings are more important or something. In which case, fuck you and you have just made it clear you are an unsafe person.
I just called out my partner’s mother for putting a fake coming out post on her Facebook, got in a fight with her shitty “all my gay friends think this is funny, you’re just uptight” friend, and inadvertently came out to said mother. So that’s fun.
So this just happened and I swear this is just plain bullshit. THIS ARTICLEstates that anyone who is LGBT or non christians can be bullied and the state is just cool with that because of “religious beliefs”
I NEED YOUR HELP TUMBLR
Even if you don’t live here please help make it a better place
We need 100,000 signatures by April 26, 2014 to stop this bullshit. Please spread this like wildfire because bullying is a MAJOR problem here and this is just encouraging it. What happened to FREEDOM of religion America?
SIGN THE FUCK OUT OF THIS. Seriously! There’s over a thousand notes and less signatures! I /live/ in TN and this is so not fucking good.
cishet people be like NOOO U CANT USE THAT TERM TO DESCRIBE UR SEXUALITY/GENDER ITS MADE UP WORD!!! and then turn around and make up ridiculous terms like mancrush and guyliner and man-purse in order to keep their precious hetronormitive gender roles intact