ealperin:

ealperin:

breefolk:

Laverne Cox, Keynote address, Creating Change 2014

This is such an important thing to say, though.

A lot of people are acknowledging this as a very powerful sound bite, but take a minute to really consider the context of this.

Every time you misgender a trans person, you are putting their lives in danger.

You aren’t just hurting our feelings - and there is nothing “just” about hurt feelings for people prone to suicide - you risk outing us to people we may not want to be outed to.

It opens us up to harassment, discrimination, and even assault. We could lose our jobs, our families, and our livelihood.

Every time you intentionally misgender a trans person, you tell us that you consider us to be less than animals.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

FULL OPENING PLENARY

221btimelordette:

I was initially planning on being a casual fan, but then I thought, why not just let it consume my soul instead? 

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And now we’re supposed to go back to our normal lives. That’s what people do. They have these amazing experiences with another person, and then they just go home and clean the bathroom or whatever.
— When It Happens (Susane Colasanti)
30 Aug +93,647 notes ©

when a fic would be good if you could only just … fix it, a little.

marvelmanual:

Actin’ on your best behavior.
Turn your back on mother nature.
Everybody wants to rule the world.

29 Aug +135 notes ©
meg

catceleste:

this one person wrote 38 stories featuring the pairing of dr. carter from e.r. and walter skinner from the x-files in february of 2011 for a total of 2 kudos and 0 comments. this person followed their bliss, critics be damned

(Fact checked.)

“It’s going to be hard to come up with really good stories every week,” Duchovny said. “You can’t be like a ‘Melrose Place’–you know, the guy’s got a bad haircut, let’s make an episode out of that. It’s got to be a full-blown, movie-type story. So the pressure on the writers is immense.” Los Angeles Times, October 1994

“It’s going to be hard to come up with really good stories every week,” Duchovny said. “You can’t be like a ‘Melrose Place’–you know, the guy’s got a bad haircut, let’s make an episode out of that. It’s got to be a full-blown, movie-type story. So the pressure on the writers is immense.”

Los Angeles Times, October 1994

strangely-poetic:

jesuser:

imagine all your online friends living near you

"KNOCK KNOCK MOTHERFUCKER WHY DIDN’T YOU REBLOG MY POST"

29 Aug +181,734 notes ©
hah

What I love about fandom is the characters could be one hundred and fucking fifty and there’d still be fucking baby fic.

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