hello, it’s ally!! and i’m making this little post in celebration of this blog reaching 1k+, astro’s comeback in a few hours and my birthday!! 💕 i’m still in shock that my blog?? has 1k followers?? wow?? i love you so so so much, you’ve all been so lovely to me! thank you for everything, you’ve all made these few months amazing!!
(i wanted to do a real follow forever but i need to study for finals ;; i’m so sorry if i missed u, pls tell me if i did so i can add u in and love u forever!!)
and for everyone following me: i wanted to thank every single one of you for being the absolute best, so i’ll be doing gif requests, if anyone has any!! it’s the only way i could think of to send you just as much love as you’ve given me 💞 so just tell me if you want any astro gifs! i love you so much and thank you for always being the absolute best 💓
in other news I was at a student’s reunion and our dean was there and I was already super attracted to her even though she is like 50 and married but then I was standing next to her and checking something on my phone when she saw one glimpse of my lockscreen and went “IS THAT DAVID BOWIE” anyway my name is Ally and I’m G A Y
It was at that moment my life flipped turned upside down. Knowing that I had immediately adopted the struggles of all LGBT individuals was not a small load to bear. The assaults, the constant fear, the hatred… all became one with my identity.
I wasn’t ready for that kind of commitment, I sneaked out of school early and stumbled my way home, making sure to not give eye contact to anyone in case they beat me to death right then and there.
I flung open my front door, my delicate white face muddled with fear and confusion. My parents sat quietly in the living room.
“guyss, ii,m LITEERr,,ALLY shAKing,” I blurted out
My dad turned to me, concerned. He lowered his glasses.
“[Something] that’s been a big obstacle [for me] is that I’m African-American, and in the group, I’m the one [who] stands out because I’m darker complected. I find it to be beautiful now and I have security with myself, and I’m in this position to inspire young black girls and boys to do whatever they want despite their skin color. I know you can do anything you put your mind to and the exterior doesn’t matter. You are beautiful.” - Normani Kordei