There’s a planet they call Medusa. it’s made of rock all right, but the rock has...– Jeanette Winterson, Stone Gods (via witchwife)
Iceland PM weds partner as gay marriage legalized →
loveyourchaos:somerset: REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland’s prime minister has married her partner under a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in the country. One of her advisers, Hrannar B. Arnarsson, said Monday Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir and writer Jonina Leosdottir were officially married Sunday, the day the law came into force. The pair has been in a registered ...
danielaport: Band of Horses - No Ones Gonna Love...
That Halloween I wore your wedding dress, our children spooked & wouldn’t...– Michael Waters
To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
U.S. scores dead last again in healthcare study →
redguard: Americans spend twice as much as residents of other developed countries on healthcare, but get lower quality, less efficiency and have the least equitable system, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Geek communities (particularly, in my experience, geek men) see themselves as...– Courtney Stoker on Feminist Geek - The Sexist - Washington City Paper This is interesting—and not something I’d really thought so much about before. As a Feminist Geek myself, I can relate. (via champagnecandy)
People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone...– Elizabeth Gilbert
today i am grateful for: my mother my plane ticket to albany (august 24th)! oatmeal raisin cookies brown rice running around with my dog rosie cute/comfortable bras finding my path serious networking (+ already knowing people who care & want to help me) education — not just in school dreams new friends driving lessons feeling empowered remembering who i am & who i want...
The Wise by Countée Cullen
poesies: Dead men are wisest, for they know How far the roots of flowers go, How long a seed must rot to grow. Dead men alone bear frost and rain On throbless heart and heatless brain, And feel no stir of joy or pain. Dead men alone are satiate; They sleep and dream and have no weight, To curb their rest, of love or hate. Strange, men should flee their company, Or think me strange who long...
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we...– John Lennon (via kidlovesdoodles) (via ceruleansearch) (via poisonedwings) (via batwithbutterflywings)
Gogol Bordello: Tiny Desk Concert →
“If you watch this video and don’t get to the part where Eugene Hutz is dancing on the desks, then you’ve missed the most rollicking and insane Tiny Desk Concert of all time.”
jenmtattoos: I’ve been thinking good good things...
Homeless youth disproportionately LGBT →
projectqueer: The Center for American Progress estimates in a new study that gay and transgender youth account for 20-40 percent of homeless youth in the US, while only about 5-10 percent of the general youth population is LGBT. The report comes just before the Obama administration is scheduled to release the first-ever national strategy to prevent and end homelessness. The federal...
She wants to know if I love her, that’s all anyone wants to know from anyone...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (via whatisteenagelove) (via twoshadesofhope) (via coreena)
Words Happen: insulted or praised: girly-girl →
crustyriotqueer: The other day my manager called me a girly-girl. And I got defensive and set about proving my non-girlyness with, I suppose, my masculinity. And this upset me for several reasons. 1. By treating the comment girly-girl as an insult, I am heavily reinforcing the notion that the feminine is evil, weak, lack, non, meek, less, etc. 2. By striving for masculine qualities in such a...
Receive the children with reverence, educate them with love, let them go forth...– Rudolf Steiner
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in...– Antoine de Saint Exupery
Interview with an Oil Man →
glitterbombing: The following is the complete transcript of an interview that took place in June 2010 with Tim Dean, a geophysicist who has spent 30 years working in the oil industry. He is now president of Terra Domain Consulting, a company which has developed software used in horizontal drilling and is now developing solar and algae-based renewable energy systems. Jessica Bemi interviewed and...
I think the word we need to remove from our everyday vernacular is the word...– Hear me Roar: Dane Cook — turning a corner? (via mooserrific)(via slightestwind) (via obliviousunction)(via glitterbombing)
jenmtattoos: Leela: You know, Fry, I don’t care if you’re not the most important person in the universe. It really makes me happy to see you right now. Fry: Then I am the most important person in the universe.