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Sydney Leroux and Lauren Holiday have taken the role as the mothers of black children and wives of black men admirably.
They have both been valiantly and unwaveringly vocal about this week’s injustices and it had been both amazing and heartbreaking to see. No one should live in fear that the one they love could be just quickly ripped from their lives. I take heart in their courage to speak up and use their voices as platforms for change.

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HOLIDAY 2012 COLLECTION.

NOW AVAILABLE. 

Now selling Daughters of Mercury 2017 wall calendars! 9x9in, full color, 80# paper, hole-drilled, all the holidays and accurate days, 12 beautiful full color reproductions of 11 new (+ @elsiedeee ) portraits of awesome transfem subjects (incl. @staramerasu @policedronecrashesintopolice @lady-feral @transfaerie @sybillamb @crocodilf ) accompanied by their writing, paw-printed by the handsome and talented Clumsy the Cat in NYC. 

I have only 30 of these available! When you order please include your shipping address in Paypal because my website doesn’t actually give me that info (so you can also just Paypal janet@bruesselbach.com $20-25 and your address). Any profits I make are given to trans women’s fundraisers and nonprofits that help them.

Oliver (12:03 PM): Hey, Hun.  How’s the ‘craptastic’ day of meetings going?

Felicity (12:05 PM): Miserably.  I hope you and Lainie having a better day than I am?

Oliver (12:06 PM): Sorry to hear that- but I’m sure you’re doing great.

Oliver (12:06 PM): And it’d be hard to have a better day than when I get to stay home with my daughter.  Got to love federal holidays.

Felicity (12:08 PM): Lainie’s taking her nap now, right? Remember we have to keep her on schedule to avoid those hellish nights. She should be down by 12 and up by 1.

Oliver (12:08 PM): Not exactly…

Felicity (12:09 PM): Not exactly what?

Oliver (12:10 PM): Well… we got distracted.

Felicity (12:10 PM): What do you mean? Get that baby to sleep!

Oliver (12:12 PM): But look! Bo is teaching her so much!

I was tagged by both @leglitastrology and @gothicastrology

✿ rules: tag 10 followers you wish to know better
✿ birthday: 28/2/1999
✿ gender: cis female
✿ relationship status: In a relationship
✿ zodiac sign: Pisces
✿ siblings: An 11 yr old Aries brother, a 7 yr old Pisces brother and a 5 yr old Aries sister
✿ favorite color: blue
✿ pets: a dog named missy
✿ wake up times: 12 on holidays, 6:30 on school days
✿ lemonade or ice tea: lemonade
✿ cats or dogs: dogs
✿ day or night: night 
✿ coke or pepsi: I only really drink water tbh
✿ text or call: texts
✿ met a celebrity: I was smushed into jedward after I saw them in a panto and I stood beside Nicky Byrne (an Irish band memeber) when waiting outside gamestop
✿ smiles or eyes: eyes
✿ chapstick or lipstick: lipstick
✿ city or country: agh both
✿ last song i listened to: No way by Fifth Harmony
I tag:

@briarcse

@ravenstalons

@soggymeat

@jesuisunpetitcanard

@wontonastrology

@darksasstrology

Get To Know Me Tag!

Thank you so much @studiesx for tagging me, you are so sweet 😊 💙

  • RULES: Tag 20 people you want to know better!

Nickname(s): Cori, Co, Fidelia (Last one is how my best friend calls me)

Gender: Female

If I had a cat, what would I name it: I have 4 cats 😂 their names are Blue, Perla, Max and Emma.

Height: 1.60m

Hogwarts House: I don’t know

Favourite colour: Pink

Time right now: 00:22

Average hours of sleep: 6-8 (uni) | 12-∞ (vacation/holidays)

Favourite numbers: 14, 89, 96

Last thing I googled: Infinity symbol (before that American Horror Story)

Blankets I sleep with: 2-5

Favourite bands/artists: Tokio Hotel, David Garrett and of course Michael Jackson ❤

Dream Trip: Deutschland and Neverland

What I’m wearing right now: My pijama

How many blogs I follow: 108

Do I get asks on a daily basis: Nope

Why did I choose my tumblr url: Because my name is Cora and progress I don’t know why, just chose that word (lol) | In my other blog because my name is Cora (again) and I was born on August 14th 😂

I tag: @adorbsnotes @idratherbedoingart @garibenstudies @studying-spencer @carlasbeautifuluniverse04 @andy-study @coffeeandeconomics @happylittlestudyblr @studyingandsippingtea @my-littlestudyworld @onesweetlovexo @mikemyonlylove

It is 12:20 in New York a Friday
three days after Bastille day, yes
it is 1959 and I go get a shoeshine
because I will get off the 4:19 in Easthampton
at 7:15 and then go straight to dinner
and I don’t know the people who will feed me

I walk up the muggy street beginning to sun
and have a hamburger and a malted and buy
an ugly NEW WORLD WRITING to see what the poets
in Ghana are doing these days
                                            I go on to the bank
and Miss Stillwagon (first name Linda I once heard)
doesn’t even look up my balance for once in her life
and in the GOLDEN GRIFFIN I get a little Verlaine
for Patsy with drawings by Bonnard although I do
think of Hesiod, trans. Richmond Lattimore or
Brendan Behan’s new play or Le Balcon or Les Nègres
of Genet, but I don’t, I stick with Verlaine
after practically going to sleep with quandariness

and for Mike I just stroll into the PARK LANE
Liquor Store and ask for a bottle of Strega and
then I go back where I came from to 6th Avenue
and the tobacconist in the Ziegfeld Theatre and
casually ask for a carton of Gauloises and a carton
of Picayunes, and a NEW YORK POST with her face on it

and I am sweating a lot by now and thinking of
leaning on the john door in the 5 SPOT
while she whispered a song along the keyboard
to Mal Waldron and everyone and I stopped breathing

“The Day Lady Died” by Frank O’Hara

Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959)