socialismartnature:

A protester who uses a wheelchair holds up a sign that says “Fix The System: Not Me.”

For many activists, the fight for the rights of people with disabilities centers on changing the attitudes of society and removing barriers, not “fixing” the person with a disability.
Courtesy Of Max And Colleen Starkloff-Starkloff Disability Institute

socialismartnature:

A protester who uses a wheelchair holds up a sign that says “Fix The System: Not Me.”

For many activists, the fight for the rights of people with disabilities centers on changing the attitudes of society and removing barriers, not “fixing” the person with a disability.

Courtesy Of Max And Colleen Starkloff-Starkloff Disability Institute

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We’re in love. We just want to be together. What’s wrong with that?” - Moonrise Kingdom (2013)

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prrims:

what do you mean you don’t like harry potter
are you feeling well
do you need to sit down

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THE PUBLIC RAPE EXPERIMENT
"A loyal TUBIAN in 2013 opened up to me and told me her story and kindly asked me to do a video raising awareness on the issue. This project was made with the best intentions and pure heart. I know it will mean something different to us all and am happy to have opened up a well needed conversation. […] I have been given a responsibility with this YouTube platform of mine and always told myself to stay true and progress towards change."

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nerdyninjanicole:

Even though she grew up playing football, shooting hoops and running races against all the boys in her neighborhood, U.S. 800-meter champion Alysia Montano never wanted to be thought of as one of them.
As a result, she started wearing a flower behind her right ear to remind the boys they were getting beat by a girl.
"The flower to me means strength with femininity. I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong."
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nerdyninjanicole:

Even though she grew up playing football, shooting hoops and running races against all the boys in her neighborhood, U.S. 800-meter champion Alysia Montano never wanted to be thought of as one of them.

As a result, she started wearing a flower behind her right ear to remind the boys they were getting beat by a girl.

"The flower to me means strength with femininity. I think that a lot of people say things like you run like a girl. That doesn’t mean you have to run soft or you have to run dainty. It means that you’re strong."

(Source)

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Q
how do you stay motivated and not let anxiety consume you?
A

arabellesicardi:

I get this ask every time I open my ask and my answer is always the same: sometimes I let my anxiety consume me! It’s not a thing you can avoid sometimes and that’s perfectly fine and human. I am not at my best all of the time and I never get everything I want to do, done. I can’t. I recognize that I will have my off days and sometimes I will fail. Ultimately that makes me feel better and free. I don’t know how I can describe it because it’s not like I have a step by step process. It’s basically a decision: I let myself feel shitty for awhile because you can’t force yourself to feel any way other than the way you feel, and then I decide to fight through it. 

I basically….fight….through everything. I make my anxiety fuel my rage and my rage gets me through anything, because my rage is actually fierce love I have for a future where my friends and I are loved and safe and happy. I fight for that.

That being said, I have also eliminated people from my life who made me feel bad about myself and fucked with my head a lot. I only have people in my life who make space for me and give me what I need when I am anxious and do not cause my anxiety. They motivate me and push me farther and higher and keep me wrapped in love and honesty and that combination is very important and vital.



labrinx:

kaylanewell:

i passed this on my bike the other day and it made me feel better and now look here it is again

This is something they don’t teach us. Instead they teach us to lean and rely on people when really we should be holding our own hand. They never told us how to deal with losing loved ones and being left astray. We’re left broken and hurt because we weren’t prepared. We never expected bad things to happen because they never taught us that anything bad would ever happen. They never taught us.

labrinx:

kaylanewell:

i passed this on my bike the other day and it made me feel better and now look here it is again

This is something they don’t teach us. Instead they teach us to lean and rely on people when really we should be holding our own hand. They never told us how to deal with losing loved ones and being left astray. We’re left broken and hurt because we weren’t prepared. We never expected bad things to happen because they never taught us that anything bad would ever happen. They never taught us.

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