I can’t take Marina Abromovic seriously because she takes Lady Gaga seriously, but this is my favorite performance of Cut the World by Antony.

Antony is exactly who I needed to listen to today

You know, I mean, I think people tend to be really obsessed with transgender people’s physical configurations. But transgender is a condition of the spirit, you know? There’s something very reductive that tends to occur in perceiving transgender people and even gay people, in that society tends to want to reduce them, in almost a crude way, around an obsession with their sexuality or even their genital configuration, which has—there’s a kind of a cruelty to that, when, in fact, what we are dealing with is people whose spirits are different.

And it’s much more subtle and there’s a lot more potential there within each of those children and within each of those adults that remains unacknowledged and sometimes even unexplored, because people, even individuals, fall victim to society’s impression of them or society’s reduction of them. And what you tend to notice about a transgender kid, you know, they’re usually the ones that are kind of dancing by themselves in a little circle of light, and they see colors more brightly, and they’re very sensitive to the feelings of kids, other kids, and adults around them. And my suggestion is that they have a little gift inside their hearts that could be a real asset within the family. And I think that’s true of gay kids, too, you know?

—   Antony Hegarty (via sixtyforty)


Gillian Grant

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Types of people who romanticize small town life:

  1. People who didn’t grow up in small towns



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Illustrations from Monstorum Historia by Ulissi Aldrovandi — 1642

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A baby manatee


I keep thinking oh man, I’m so immature. How am I allowed to be an adult.

Then I spend time with teenagers.

And it’s like, wow, okay, yeah. I am an adult. I am so adult. Look at me adulting all over the place.

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um so lemme get this straight…tiana starts her own business in a time where black women had next to no rights….mulan pretty much saves china and becomes a top ranking military official….but the annoying sister in frozen makes a throwaway line about being gassy and gets lauded as the the first feminist princess??

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I’m reminded this comic exists every few weeks and it just makes my brain want to leap out of my head and crawl away.


I’m reminded this comic exists every few weeks and it just makes my brain want to leap out of my head and crawl away.

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