Tired, content, so mistaken about so many things. I tell myself stories to go to sleep, always: tonight about the young Guardian and his blackmarket mentor, Toland learning lists of what insults are accepted to Guardians as friendly banter and which are actually grave and cruel, weapons to be held in reserve; Adonna a true child of the wreckage of the Golden Age, aware of the apocalypse she lives in even as some in the city play at civilization; Adonna is a bargainer and a gambler and she will not be caught without the glimmer she thinks will keep her safe
My take on grown Misty!( * ^ w ^ ) She’s about in her early 20’s, Misty went back to running her gym, and as a side job and hobby she teaches in a swimming program to younger kids! She uses up most of her free time visiting Pewter City and assisting Brock with his Pokemon Rehabilitation Center, tending to pokemon, Brock appointing her often to tending to the water pokemon, since she specializes in them, and for having a better understanding of their needs. And often the only one willingly open for a swim at any time lol.
How A Few Crafty Harlemites Are Fighting Back Against Gentrification
After Harlem resident Pipi Birdwater had her lawsuit against the borough of Manhattan thrown out, many New Yorkers began to wonder how many shared her ire towards lifelong Harlem residents for “intentional cruelty,” as her suit stated.
Birdwater claims that New York residents purposely gave her wrong directions, led her towards areas of Harlem that didn’t exist, and feigned ignorance when she referenced areas of Harlem by their hip new colloquialisms. Borough president Gale Arnot Brewer called her claims that they cost her her $100,000 job (due to frequent tardiness) “farcical.” But after walking through Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and talking to Harlemites, they have merit.
38-year-old Dominique Sampson recalls, “this cracker asked me the other day where RuPa is. I knew he was talking about Rucker Park, but we don’t call it no damn RuPa. Who ‘bout to be sayin, 'remember when Kobe and AI came in RuPa?’,” he says as family and friends double over in laughter in their beach chairs.
“So I said 'probably down in the village getting life.’ He comes back to me that night all red ready to fight sayin’ he wasted his day, I said 'I thought you meant Rupaul!”
Sampson says his neighbor was not amused. In his anger, he joins a growing group of new Harlem residents who feel they’re being deceived out of resentment.
people who are straight and cis: your friends and relatives should not be forced to choose between giving you an entire 101-level education in gender and sexuality or forever suffering through your clueless remarks/questions that, trust me, are sometimes incredibly painful, however well-intentioned you are
and they definitely should not have to spend years laying this groundwork of educating you in order to feel safe coming out to you
do. your own. research.
Even if you think you don’t know anyone who isn’t straight and cis, I guarantee you that you are wrong, and you should educate yourself so you’re not an additional burden to them before or after they come out to you. It is unfair to expect them to personally tutor you out of your cluelessness, when they’re the marginalised person and you’re the one with nothing to lose.
You have Google. Use it. And actively seek out writers who are trans and gay and bi etc and read what they have to say. Don’t rely on whatever bits of mainstream or even feminist media drift your way. Your loved ones deserve better.
someone you know who has to brace every time this topic comes up because you literally do not know how offensive you’re being, I love you but oh my god, please stop
Just an FYI to any LGBTQ+ WoSo fans out there: you are under no obligation to support Jaelene Hinkle. Do not let anyone (especially a few certain WoSo writers out there) make you feel like you’re being intolerant for not supporting intolerant beliefs. Don’t let anyone try to gaslight your feelings. Someone like Hinkle not seeing your humanity or existence is not a simple disagreement - that’s something very serious. Do not feel like you have to accommodate your existence for anyone…especially someone who uses religion to be hateful. 🌈