mycrowpluto: working on this paper is no longer optional but my pants are, so
dancing-with-diversity: how to decode a person with an anxiety disorder [[MORE]]viviandemilo: missvoltairine: things we are trying to do all the time: be safe things we can’t help but do all the time: second-guess ourselves behave impulsively and reactively take everything personally worry worry worry have difficulty accepting compliments have difficulty reciprocating friendly...
One therapist said to me, ‘You’re really intellectualizing this, we...– Dean Spade, Mutilating Gender re: all the times that people tell me I can “just be honest” or that I am “over-analyzing” things. I’m not politically correct, I am Political.
Dear Ashley, (on destroying/re-purposing...
mmmajestic: As my public gender problems have been unfolding I have had to start thinking as critically about my masculinity as I have my femininity. I’ve noticed that often you and I (and many people we look up to) are looking to explode femininity, destroy it, or reconfigure or define it with our presentations. We have spent countless hours talking about that together and I carry those...
i’ve been thinking a lot lately about race. how i identify in terms of race. this has always been muddy waters for me. i mostly check the “other” box if i have the opportunity on forms. if that’s not a choice, “mixed” or “interracial” is my next choice (as if all “mixed” people are a single race…?). if i must, i check both...