“You’re gay, and you’re a writer, and you’re trying to do this crazy thing: write gay girl stories that everyone will love. People are telling you that’s impossible, people are telling you that because you’re gay, you’re less than. None of this is true. Some day, you’ll find out that your stories about gay girls will change lives, and you need to keep writing them, and you need to keep believing in yourself. You’re gay and you’re awesome and you need to remember that when everyone else tells you differently. (And that goes for every seventeen year old [or any age] gay boy or girl reading this.”—Sarah Diemer, in response to “If you had one message you could go back in time to give to your 17-year-old self, what would it be?” (via fuckyeahlesbianliterature)
A few years ago, any cool kid who could read was suffering from Hogwarts Headache. The prestigious New England Journal of Medicine actually ran a letter from a physician noting the unfortunate side effect of children reading more, and for longer periods, than they ever had…
“Why waltz? - because jogging is bad for the knees. because it’s a dance which allows you to talk to your partner. it encourages posture. it freaks out the squares. it confuses police when they arrive to break up the punk rock show. it is a gateway dance to syncopation! holding hands battles anxiety. it is how lovers dance in dreams. because you have a heart. and I would like to dance with you!”—World/ Inferno FS. (via kgillette77)
FACT: The stereotype about Lesbians loving cats actually comes from the fact that they are a form of were-cat similar to the werewolf but instead of shifting every full moon, they actually change every 5 time they hear a stereotype about plaid.