hey there, georgie girl

silversarcasm:

[Gifset: Laverne Cox speaks at the GLAAD media awards, she says,

"Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and every one of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor, and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and each other."]

femmeanddangerous:

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may something
comfort you—a mockingbird, a breeze, rain
on the roof, Chopin’s Nocturnes, a kiss,
or even me—in my chilly kitchen
with my coat on—thinking of you.
Ellen Bass, from Insomnia (via violentwavesofemotion)

There are no Jack Kerouacs or Holden Caulfields for girls. Literary girls don’t take road-trips to find themselves; they take trips to find men.

"Great" books, as defined by the Western canon, didn’t contain female protagonists I could admire. In fact, they barely contained female protagonists at all.

room42:

same

room42:

same

lilygirlduh:

witch wife by edna st vincent millay

lilygirlduh:

witch wife by edna st vincent millay

theniftyfifties:

Maria Callas photographed by Erio Piccagliani, 1959.

theniftyfifties:

Maria Callas photographed by Erio Piccagliani, 1959.