i would say that most of the people I see for things like depression, addiction, chronic pain, chemical sensitivities, digestive complaints, heartache, fatigue, grief, anxiety (just to name a few) are connected because most of their suffering is rooted in generational and collective trauma and oppression…usually their healing is a long and non-linear path, supported by some awesome healing practitioners, leaning into their connections to their communities, creating rituals and new habits around food, movement, and rest, and having their pain acknowledged and held with compassion and tenderness. and when we heal, we have to remember we are not just healing for us, we are healing through time, healing patterns woven through us, healing our ancestors and our lineage.
[image description: the cover of Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult, showing someone, presumably the woman from the novel, walking away from the viewer over snowy ground. She is holding a guitar case. Beside it is the quotation, “You can argue that it’s a different world not that the one when Matthew Shepard was killed, but there is a subtle difference between tolerance and acceptance. It’s the distance between moving into the cul-de-sac and having your next door neighbor trust you to keep an eye on her preschool daughter for a few minutes while she runs out to the post office. It’s the chasm between being invited to a colleague’s wedding with your same-sex partner and being able to slow-dance without the other guests whispering.”]
LGBTQ* Quotes and Quips
Jodi Picoult’s first same-sex focused novel
google is actually helping gentrify neighborhoods and increase eviction rates in a city that has the highest queer homeless population in the US, but hey they changed their front page to a rainbow thing for the olympics so it’s all cool, right?
So to get to 51% of the electorate the Republicans are going to have to pull some votes from previously offended demographics.
the greatest part of yesterday’s episode. now where’s the women’s part?
She kills it every single time on that show. Every. Single. Time.
Jessica Williams is the only reason I watch that show.
QUEER AS HECK + female vocalists + no male pronouns + LISTEN HERE
♡ If You Should Try to Kiss Her // Dressy Bessy ♡ Wonderin // Niceole Reynolds ♡ Crazy For You // Best Coast ♡ Oh! // Sleater-Kinney ♡ My Best Friend’s Hot // The Dollyrots ♡ Soil, Soil // Tegan and Sara ♡ Ray of Sunshine // Go Sailor ♡ Teenage Kicks // Nouvelle Vague ♡ Come On Petunia // The Blow ♡ Golly Sandra // Eisley ♡ Boys Wanna Be Her // Peaches ♡ Trailer Song // Sissy Bar ♡ I Love You // The Pipettes ♡ Jenny // Studio Killers ♡ Untouched // The Veronicas ♡ Together Forever In Love // Go Sailor ♡