Even as the world continues to take steps backward, never forget how far you’ve come. Imagine what you can accomplish tomorrow. Rebel with every morning you wake up alive. Cry, scream, question why, but don’t give up.
i think the thing about academia and feeling like an outsider that was like an undercurrent of all this that i wasnt grasping before- which isnt anyones fault but like, homophobic society at large’s, of course- but the nature of having to decode most gay stories and feeling like you have to have a degree in order to access media about you is a profoundly alienating concept even if i have been learning how to do this steadily