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"Believing that you are unworthy of love and belonging or that who you are authentically is a sin or is wrong, is deadly." - It Got Better featuring Laverne Cox (x)

smartgirlsattheparty:

lauriehalseanderson:

Got a very sweet note and pic from 8th grade teacher Ania Bigda, who is enjoyed her well-deserved pool time reading The Impossible Knife of Memory.
Which makes this author so happy I want to carry a fancy cold drink with an umbrella in it to her house.

The Impossible Knife of Memory is a Smart Girls must-read!

smartgirlsattheparty:

lauriehalseanderson:

Got a very sweet note and pic from 8th grade teacher Ania Bigda, who is enjoyed her well-deserved pool time reading The Impossible Knife of Memory.

Which makes this author so happy I want to carry a fancy cold drink with an umbrella in it to her house.

The Impossible Knife of Memory is a Smart Girls must-read!

Queerness itself is a contested territory, open to endless debate and critique. For a certain camp of people, queerness is a positive project, with it own set of norms and community-forms. For others, queerness can only be conceived of negatively, as that which exceeds or fails to meet a set of norms. In this way Queer comes to be a catachresis, or a name wrongly given to that which cannot be named. A label given to that which cannot be labeled.

Tegan Eanelli, Bash Back! is Dead; Bash Back Forever!

"a name wrongly given to that which cannot be named. A label given to that which cannot be labeled."

(via queeradical)

explore-blog:

Happy birthday, beloved children’s book author Ruth Krauss  (July 25, 1901–July 10, 1993)! Celebrate with Open House for Butterflies, her final and loveliest collaboration with Maurice Sendak.

So à propos, as I’m at Camp Wamava on Apple Mountain, teaching the campers to meditate in the Chapel in the Woods!

explore-blog:

Happy birthday, beloved children’s book author Ruth Krauss  (July 25, 1901–July 10, 1993)! Celebrate with Open House for Butterflies, her final and loveliest collaboration with Maurice Sendak.

So à propos, as I’m at Camp Wamava on Apple Mountain, teaching the campers to meditate in the Chapel in the Woods!

explore-blog:

C.S. Lewis on how we relate to one another and what it means to have free will in a universe of fixed laws  
explore-blog:

Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929. This photograph, part of the series Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, was taken a day after Earhart’s thirty-second birthday and about 18 months before she penned her bold letter on marriage to her future husband.
Complement with Earhart on drive, education, and human nature.
(via Today’s Document)

She was SO gorgeous!

explore-blog:

Amelia Earhart deep-see diving off Block Island, 07/25/1929. This photograph, part of the series Photographic File of the Paris Bureau of the New York Times, was taken a day after Earhart’s thirty-second birthday and about 18 months before she penned her bold letter on marriage to her future husband.

Complement with Earhart on drive, education, and human nature.

(via Today’s Document)

She was SO gorgeous!

midwivesforhaiti:

This is the look of strength and grace: Mackenzia Fontaine, MFH graduate and skilled birth attendant. Mackenzia now works for Hope For Haiti Foundation, providing skilled care to moms and babies.

midwivesforhaiti:

This is the look of strength and grace: Mackenzia Fontaine, MFH graduate and skilled birth attendant. Mackenzia now works for Hope For Haiti Foundation, providing skilled care to moms and babies.

z-o-l-a:

My dad gave our 2 month old English bulldog puppy a taste of strawberry Popsicle today. This is true happiness.

OMgoodness! Sooooo cute!

lazydad:

Unpopular opinion: if you’ve seen one townie firework show, you’ve pretty much seen them all, amirite?

lazydad:

Unpopular opinion: if you’ve seen one townie firework show, you’ve pretty much seen them all, amirite?