the pride of the people

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Super late to the party, but have some Pride icons of the babes.

anonymous asked:

I am sorry to hear about the trouble you have with people and their unreasonable assumptions and beliefs. =( This really shouldn't add to your burden and I just wanted to tell you to rightfully ignore that crap. Humans are a freaking crazy bunch and often fail to keep their hurtful and misguided opinions to themselves. I am really sorry for your experience just remember that many of us have a firm grasp on reality and are cheering you on! <3

Thanks anon

I’m mostly just paying attention to my medical specialists and leaving it at that. In the beginning, I had an open Facebook post where I listed the things that wouldn’t help me, and the things that would (since I knew people would want to help), but that was February, so it might be time to do something similar again.

I’ve noticed that there are three loose groups of people who are most likely to offer damaging, fringe advice though: the really woo spiritual people I hang out with (i.e. the ones who believe in Reiki and stuff), the really intense paleo / keto / vegan people I know (why are so many of these people anti-vaxxers???), and the ‘chemo is poison and manufactured by big pharma to make a profit’ group.

Given I actually do know a couple of people who genuinely believe in lizard people (*SIGHS*), I have enough fringe people around me to hear some crazy shit.

What has surprised me most is hearing that crazy shit from people I do not generally think of as occupying niches where I could expect to hear that crazy shit.

Thankfully my doctors are the bomb, and I’m a pretty grounded person. :)

I’m just also a really tired person, and I don’t have much energy left to suffer fools lightly. <3 <3

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HI IM NICK AND IM NERVOUS TO POST THIS but I’m a trans dude and wearing no shirt makes me feel less dysphoric and today I went without a shirt in public despite not having top surgery yet (it was allowed don’t worry!) and I felt very good!!! (He/him only)

hi im several weeks late but happy pride month!

  • expectation at age 13: will grow up to become the extroverted, witty, and enchanting elizabeth bennet
  • reality at age 22: has grown up to become the introverted, awkward, and stressed out fitzwilliam darcy

it’s pride month and i’ve seen a handful of joking posts already about ~straight people being illegal this month~ and not wanting to see any ~hetero shit~ but like. if ur trans and ur straight then this is Your Month too and ur allowed to celebrate!!!!! and be proud!!!!! those posts aren’t about you and you’re a wonderful and valid person who is part of pride 🏳️‍🌈