So I wore my gay pride shirt to school today. →
ph4ntasmagorical: thestoriesarebehindherscars: And in chemistry class I was talking to my friend, Jack, about a gay pride festival I went to. My teacher, stupid nosy bitch, decides she wants to join in on the conversation. She asks me what I’m talking about so I turned around and her reaction was to make a noise of utter disgust. She asked me to go to the main office and get a different...
SHIT I CAN'T MAKE UP: Convo between my 7year-old...
(Names have been altered slightly, just in case.)
Josie: I have a new crusshhhhh
Matt: Me too! On a boy!
Pearl: You're a boy with a crush on a boy?
Matt: Yeah he's really cute.
(pause for a bit)
Matt: Boys can like boys. I just can't marry him because boys can't marry boys.
Me: Yeah they can. You can marry whoever you want.
Josie: YEAH my tia has a wife so now I have a titi and a auntie.
Matt: Okay. Then maybe I'll marry him.
Dave: (from across the room) No you can't you're seven.
(Age was apparently the only foreseeable problem anyone of my elementary schoolers could see with gay marriage. I almost cried out of happiness. Later, when I was asked if boys could kiss anyone they wanted, I replied "only if they want to kiss you back." And Josie responded "Yeah! Your body your life.")
My students are the shit.
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop...– - Ray Bradbury Bradbury, the author of “Fahrenheit 451,” has died in California. He was 91. (via newshour)
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cisbender: when an artist wants to show you their art or a writer wants you to read what they’ve written it’s quite often an expression of trust because a poem or a story or a painting are often things that come from the heart little pieces of the artists themselves and if they’re willing to share it with you you should appreciate it