self positivity is key remember the self positivity orange
oh god never mind it tasted like shit
can we just appreciate the fact that my best friend, who in the past struggled with an eating disorder, called out my gym teacher bc he says a size 3 for women is “ideal”
(((The average now for women is a size 14)))
thank you. THANK YOU
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU
"You need to leave" a teachers first response when they have no idea what the fuck to do or how to handle a situation of being wrong
I’ve seen posts floating around about how you should “always respect your teacher” and this right here proves my point that sometimes teachers do NOT deserve your respect. I’m fucking proud of this girl for calling him out and telling him what bullshit he’s causing. High school is a nesting ground for insecurity and body issues enough.
love love love love love this & this girl
You are amazing my friend!
In 2009, while watching TV in the bed I shared with my second husband, I saw an interview with Lisa Diamond about her book Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire. In it Diamond, an associate professor of psychology and gender studies at the University of Utah, shares a study that shows that many women experience a fluid sexual desire, responsive to a person rather than a specific gender. When I heard Diamond’s findings, I wanted to jump on the bed and shout, “That’s me! That’s me!”
But I have found that people — gay and straight, men and women — want me to choose an identity. “You owe it to your ex-husbands. You owe it to your girlfriend,” one friend angrily replied when I said a label didn’t matter. Labels, she contends, are useful in a society that needs to have laws and make accommodations for marriage, employment rights, etc. My friend wondered why I’m resistant to a label around my sexuality, but I have no problem accepting labels like “woman,” “native Iowan,” “mother” and “grandmother.”
"Why are labels like ‘bisexual’ and ‘queer’ not useful?" she pushed. "They seem to describe the gray area in between. They’re non-binary. They both admit to a larger complexity. So what’s wrong with them?"
Good questions to which I have yet to arrive at any clear answers.
I will never apologize for being me, but I will apologize for the times that I am not.