so today is my 18th birthday aka my first day of adulthood aka the best day of the year and i’ve decided to celebrate with a follow forever ! (don’t judge my editing skills pls i’m a photoshop noob and that there edit took me three fuggin days)
• special mentions •
• @thighsemoji • sumer you’re my bff and i think i’ve literally talked to you every single day for a year and i’m so so happy and lucky to have you in my life bc even though i wanna throttle you sometimes you make me v happy and i’d be nothing without you
• @loupsandhirry • gabs you’re my favorite shit talkin partner and also my unproblematic fave in literally every way i just really love you i’m so happy we’re friends
• @throughlousdark • lena baby love of my life my winter gf you’re beautiful and you write beautiful smut and i am so glad that you’re in my life
• louis’ ass squad • @throughlousdark @stripperlouis @what-happened-in-wellington @tomlinsosore @paiyne @louisbeautifulass @harrylikeslouisbutt @yslandvanstrash @badboilouis you guys are gr8 and ily a lot
• harry gc • @loupsandhirry @throughlousdark @isntharrygay @harryharryharry @etherealstylinson @smolbirds @getweirdharry @tinylarrie @ifharoldcouldfly @poefinn-trash @crowninghaz @doodlebearharry @viptwink @wild-about-harry @mellifluousscreams @spaceunphased @traumaticworld i don’t really know you guys that well yet but you all seem super lovely and i can’t wait to be your super annoying friend that you all secretly hate
Kid President’s History of Awesome Girls rap(watch here) has been making the rounds of the internet and classrooms and even beyond. Many have asked and we wanted to take a moment to share little about each woman mentioned in the video. While, obviously, we couldn’t include everyone woman who has made history in our video we wanted to at least get as many as we could. Here’s a few!
Susan B. Anthony - suffragist, abolitionist, author, and speaker Gwendolyn Brooks - American poet and teacher, first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize Anne Frank - young author of memoir that helped provide commentary for the terrors of war and its impact on human beings Frida Kahlo - Mexican painter well known for her self-portraits Ruby Bridges - American activist known for being the first black child to attend an all white elementary school in Louisiana Jackie O - First Lady to 35th President of the United States, JFK. Fashion icon. Book editor. Preservationist. Juliette Gordon Low - founder of Girls Scouts of the USA Harriet Beecher Stowe - American abolitionist and author. Best known for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin Sally Ride - First American woman in space. Physicist and astronaut. Mary Bowser - Freed slave who worked as a Union spy during the Civil War Maya Lin - Designer and artist known for sculpture and landscape art. Designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at age 21. Tina Fey - First female head writer of NBC’s Saturday Night Live Mother Teresa - founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, dedicated to helping the poor Dorothy Day - American journalist and social activist Rachel Carson - marine bioligist, conservationist, author Julia Child - chef, author, and television personality Serena Williams - professional tennis player. Winner of 4 Olympic gold medals Nellie Bly - Industrialist, inventor, and charity worker who traveled the world in a record-breaking 72 days Jane Goodall - British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace Rosa Parks - African-American Civil Rights activist arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Helen Keller - first person having deafblindnes to earn a bachelor of arts degree Malala Yousafzai - Pakistani activist for female education and youngest-ever Novel Prize laureate Maya Angelou - author, poet, actress, and civil rights activist Eleanor Roosevelt - American politician, diplomat and activist, longest-serving First Lady of the United States Beverly Cleary - prolific author of children’s literature including many beloved books featuring Ramona Quimby and Ralph S. Mouse Sandra Day O’Connor - first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States Lady Bird Johnson - recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal, First Lady of the United States (1963-69) Ruth Muskrat Bronson - Native American educator and cultural activist Rosalind Franklin - English chemist and X-ray crystallographer notable for work in contributions to understanding molecular structure of DNA, RNA, coal, graphite and viruses. Harriet Tubman - African-American abolitionist and humanitarian. Served as Union Spy during Civil War Elizabeth Gurley Flynn - labor leader, activist and feminist who was founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union Stacy Allison - first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest Amelia Earhart - First female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
This is just Part 1! In the next post we’ll share more about some of the others featured in the video including links with how you can get involved and help them as they work to make the world more awesome!