I need this
I need this
[Caption: Health is never a measure of human worth, written over photos of Teddy Roosevelt, RJ Mitte, Miles Davis, Helen Keller, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Michael J. Fox, Stephen Hawking, and Lucille Ball]
- Teddy Roosevelt, former president with epilepsy and asthma
- R.J. Mitte, actor with cerebral palsy
- Miles Davis, jazz musician with sickle cell disease
- Helen Keller, writer and social activist with hearing and visual impairment
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, former president with polio
- Michael J. Fox, actor with Parkinson’s disease
- Stephen Hawking, physicist with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
- Lucille Ball, actress with rheumatoid arthritis
When you use phrases like, “as long as you’re healthy” these are just a few of the people that your language is excluding. No one owes you health. Being healthy does not make you a good person, and being unhealthy does not make you a bad person. The state of a person’s body does not reflect their soul, their mind, or their worth as a human being.I have fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression, PTSD, migraines, asthma, damaged spinal discs, and at least one kind of arthritis, all of which predate my weight gain. Losing weight will not make me healthy—I will never BE healthy. I’m still fucking awesome.
Jesus Christ, Lily Allen.
Blue Is The Warmest Color: The Male Gaze Reigns Supreme
The top Google search related to director Abdellatif Kechiche’s Blue is the Warmest Coloris “Blue…
My mom told me today that I need friends.
She’s not wrong.
white people don’t like being called white people by PoC
because for them, whiteness is the norm
so being called “white” feels like they are being othered, classified and labeled
as if people see them for their skin color and not for who they are or are not
life’s so unfair, right?
Behind the scenes of Fruitvale Station (photographed by J. Wesley Brown).