April 24, 2014

vastderp:

sapphicnymph:

leaving Laverne Cox off of the Time top 100 despite the overwhelming support she received is an act of violence and erasure towards trans women

I remember the first time a drunken mob chased me down the street and cornered me in an alley. They stood there laughing, blocking my exit. I begged them not to say the words, but then one of them stepped forward, celebrity magazine in hand, and raised it mockingly before my tear-streaked face. “You’re not on this list!” he mocked, and dropped the magazine behind him as he led the mob away, high-fiving his companions and laughing.

I sobbed into the concrete. Nothing could feel more brutalized than I did at that moment. To this day I can still hear the sound of those awful rustling pages, the pages I’m not in, the thud of the magazine being dropped. It’s like I will live the rest of my life trying to leave that dark time behind, that awful, awful night when I wasn’t one of the top 100 people of Time Magazine.

…yeah. tumblr, we really do need to have a talk about the word “violence” someday. erasure? sure. but erasure isn’t violence, it’s erasure. neither are a good thing, but understanding the distinction between them is important. especially since a lot of tumblr discussions seem way more focused on dealing with erasure than dealing with actual violence, because tumblr is extremely US-media-centric.

April 24, 2014
centzo:

Different worlds  
Monte Averau - Dolomiti, Explored #4  
by camelos on Flickr.

centzo:

Different worlds  
Monte Averau - Dolomiti, Explored #4  
by camelos on Flickr.

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April 24, 2014
man-and-camera:

Lynn Valley, BC ➾ Luke Gram

man-and-camera:

Lynn Valley, BC ➾ Luke Gram

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April 24, 2014

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April 24, 2014
"I mean, maybe I walked around the house a little bit with like, a plastic knife in my left hand all the time. There might’ve been some of that."

— Sebastian Stan (x)

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