I just got a really sweet message from a girl I went on a trip with and it just gave me all of the feelings. She’s such a sweetheart and I love her (in a platonic sense), she’s so quirky and fucking smart as hell. Honestly how do I become so lucky as to meet such fantastic and intelligent people; I love you people seriously.
When I was a kid I wanted to write a picture book about a boy named Stu Pidd. (His parents never ever used nicknames so they never thought of the one he’d get when they named him Stuart.) He was very unfortunate and everyone to whom he introduced himself thought he had immense problems, which made…
Since starting my Tumblr last year, I’ve talked to many young people about their problems and misgivings. It’s been a very good experience for me, and I sincerely hope it’s been a good experience for all the people sending me messages too, both anonymous and private.
Alright stop right there. Take a look at the first part of that sentence.
You’re telling folks that their equality, their status as a fully formed human being, is something they have to earn, something you have to approve of, something they are not automatically entitled to.
I don’t care who you are, who you’re talking to, or what the second half of that sentence is. You’re wrong.