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"People don’t like you, honey, that’s a good sign
Most people don’t know nothing but opinions
Very few find the facts
You keep trying to make them all side with you
You’re gonna waste all your time
Because you can’t get ‘em, shouldn’t want ‘em, don’t need ‘em
So move on, be righteous and relax"

— Fiona Apple from an interview with Rolling Stone  (via aminaabramovic)

The only thing we don’t fight about is music. Everything else is like, “Why’d you wear my shoes? Why are you wearing my leather vest?” 

posted on 01/09/2014 at 12:59:26 with 1,031 notes
#haim 

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Let me be very clear about something: Surgery is absolutely not a requirement for or condition of trans*ness. For some people gender-confirmation surgery is a personal necessity, a life-or-death need. For others it’s not. For some the medical risks aren’t worth it. For some it’s a financial impossibility. And, believe it or not, some trans* people simply don’t want any kind of surgery. Each person is different.

When people ask whether she’s going to do “the full transition,” I most often reply now by saying that she already has. The important thing to remember is that there isn’t some kind of finish line. There’s not a day in the future when my partner will finally and completely be a woman. She is a woman now. Today. She is not a halfling. She is not transitioning: She has transitioned. Focusing further on the specifics of her genitals is just kind of creepy. Genitals do not make a person. While surgeries can help some people feel more comfortable in their skin, those people were already wholly the gender by which they identified before surgical intervention. Some women have penises. Some men have vaginas. That’s that.

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Trans* Surgeries Don’t Make the Man (or Woman) | Justin Ropella for the Huffington Post Gay Voices  (via gaywrites)
posted on 01/09/2014 at 12:59:03 with 489 notes
#important #lgbtq 

criminal minds 1x02

"There are certain clues at a crime scene which by their very nature do not lend themselves to being collected or examined. How’s one collect love, rage, hatred, fear…? These are things that we’re trained to look for." - James Reese

valentinemichaelsmith:

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beautiful

The basis of most arguments against trans people is that we are not who we say we are, that we are always and only the gender that we were assigned at birth. And so much of that is about having a sense of certainty around gender, that when you were born with a certain set of genitalia, then that must dictate your entire life, and the reality is that that’s not trueA lot of people are not comfortable with that, because then that means they have to begin to question who they are.- Laverne Cox

Haim song titles, part II

{part I}

posted on 01/09/2014 at 12:57:07 with 495 notes
#haim 

goldstarbisexual:

"labels aren’t important", says the straight person, smugly washing his hands with concentrated hydrochloric acid instead of hand soap 

posted on 01/09/2014 at 12:56:56 with 7,039 notes