"The most radical thing I could think of to do was to make it ordinary."

"Her life mattered."

Renisha McBride’s mother, Monica McBride, following today’s conviction of Theodore Wafer for second-degree murder. Wafer, a white man, fatally shot McBride, who is black, when she knocked on his door last November after her car crashed. (via locusimperium)

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The Autostraddle Insider: Issue Two, August 2014

The Autostraddle Insider: Issue Two, August 2014

All the Autostraddle editors: Brittani (Los Angeles, CA), Stef (Los Angeles, CA), Carolyn (Montreal, QC Canada), Carmen (Washington DC), Rachel (Minneapolis, MN), Riese (Berkeley, CA), Laneia (Phoenix, AZ), Yvonne (Dallas, TX), Ali (New York, NY), Lydia (Vancouver, BC Canada), Hansen (Fort Collins, CO), Grace (Columbus, OH)

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"'You've got to be crazy. It's too late to be sane, too late. You've got to go full tilt bozo cause you're only given a little spark of madness and if you lose that, you're nothing.' -R. Williams"

"But if there’s love, dear - those are the ties that bind, and you’ll have a family in your heart forever. All my love to you, poppet, you’re going to be alright. Bye, bye."

mrs. doubtfire

"I am not a problem to fix. And I’m certainly not defective. I am fucking glorious. My darkness always circles back to the light. There is order to my chaos. My heart is broken on a daily basis and for that I am on-my-knees grateful. I am the entitled Ruler of My Own Life, a tender devotee of desire, ancient and newborn, a Medicine Woman Priestess Powerhouse, a Soldier of Love, an Artist of Magnitude. I am important—just because. In a perfect symbiosis of reciprocity, the world needs exactly what I’ve got to give—which is tremendous. My hunger is fierce, divine, and universal. Moreover, it is insatiable—and that is good. I am a portal to Truth, luminous. I am as wide-awake today as I can possibly be. And I am not the only one."