“To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang” by Rachel Rostad
Regardless of your opinion on the Harry Potter books (I’ve been madly in love with them since way back in elementary), you should watch this video. Be sure to actually listen to the poet and not immediately jump to the defense of the books that you love. It’s okay to love something and acknowledge that it has flaws.
Watch it, it’s absolutely brilliant.
Amazing spoken word piece.
I know I make a lot of penguins, but here’s another little one to boost your self esteem! >w<
Inspired by this cute post.
But you can still take pride in yourself and your derpiness. :D
I can relate. This girl’s drawings are so cute!
“The reason people don’t go for help is because there is still stigma. People don’t talk about mental illnesses the way they do other illnesses.” [Maria Bamford] launches into impressions of people talking about physical maladies the way they talk about depression:
“Apparently Steve has cancer. It’s like, fuck off! We all have cancer.”
“I was dating this chick all this time and she let me know she’s been wearing contact lenses. I said whoa, do what you need to do but I don’t believe in all that Western medicine shit. If you wanna see like other people it’s all about attitude. You gotta want it.”"
I wrote about Maria Bamford, Mike White, and kicking the stigma surrounding mental illness at Splitsider. (via ceedling)
Hee hee. Nice.
will never not reblog because historygasm
Ah yes, pointing out the sheer ridiculousness of Sen. Akin’s comment. Well played. (I don’t really think you should shoot people, just for the record.)
Shoot every man you see. If a man is not a legitimate rapist, his body has a way to shut gunshot wounds down. #safetytipsforladies
I hate it when people say that they should be able to get abortions because its their body, their choice. Hate to break it to you, but you’re not making a choice about your body. You’re making a choice about the body of the person inside you. And…
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