I’m glad she donated funds to a good cause. But at the same time, I demand we up our standards for active allyship.
Why can’t people just accept each other?
A year ago, I drove to Seattle & Portland on a typical (non-long) weekend. It was Mormonism-flavored and I was suicidal. How I gave up the religious attire there, and more.
Now, let’s talk about the ridiculousness of her diss track. It’s called “Look What You Made Me Do”. Umm… you literally did this to yourself, Taylor???? As a rich adult white girl who only got her foot in Hollywood’s door because of her rich white parents, nobody forced you to do anything.
As expanding ideas of gender slowly seep into mainstream public consciousness, there are more and more prominent figures who are finding it safe to come out as nonbinary or gender nonconforming.
Love is actually one of the most common ways that people experience internal conflicts.
We rip apart young people for not working hard enough or not having jobs and then we rip them apart again for working hard and having jobs. How dare this generation not support themselves immediately out of college! How dare they ask their parents for money! How dare they have massive student loans! Wait, what? A young girl has a well-paying job and acknowledges her debt? BURN HER, FOR SHE IS A WITCH.
That’s the other thing about passing. People feel like they’re safe to be homophobes in front of you.
Theon Greyjoy: Every fraternity pledge class has a mistake. Often, this is the person who’d you’d least expect to be downright awful–they’ll have a relatively normal background, are good enough at holding a conversation, and on the surface, appear to be “just another dude.”
My earliest memory of Eminem is from the sixth grade, where an older girl played me his Slim Shady LP in our bunk beds at space camp. (I go hard, guys.)