Did anyone have education about sexual assault in high school? I remember the sex-ed part of Health Class, but I don’t remember any conversations about rape and I’m just wondering if that’s because I went to school in South Carolina or is that not really focus for schools in general.
It needs to be. I sat in on a class with about 20 girls ages 12 - 18 and when the instructor asked who in the class had been a victim or knew a victim of sexual violence all but one girl raised their hand. All but one! As I sat there listening — mildly hungover from the night before — I was almost overwhelmed by how tiring it must be to just exist as a woman sometimes.
three of our tumblr friends are discussing lichens and chaos theory, independently from each other.
two more are also discussing lichens, but also game of thrones, independently of each other.
earlier this evening we were talking to our roadie, Bob, about predictive analysis, and he turned on the TV and said “whoa little dudes!” because at that very moment vincent d’onofrio of a law and order show was talking about predictive analysis.
there have been a lot of funny coincidences today! and on that note, we are off to drink coffee, stare at a finnish detective series and try to understand the terrible subtitles, and maybe we will eat waffles! fish love waffles!
I am so tired of my phone autocorrecting ‘cis’ to ‘CIA’ because I have intentionally typed cis thousands of times during chat and typed CIA literally none and I know I could program it in but I thought my autocorrect was like suppose to learn what words I use or something?
solidarity does not require shared experience but shared enemies
respecting each other’s unique struggles is important and does not undermine solidarity