is football that serious that you have to cover up murders, abuse, and things of that nature so you can add another trophy to your shelf i mean…
My province straight up lost thousands of votes on election day I’m livid and I’m not sleeping until I find out whether or not the next government gives a shit about abortion access
I design clothes because I don’t want women to look all innocent and naïve…I want woman to look stronger…I don’t like women to be taken advantage of…I don’t like men whistling at women in the street. I think they deserve more respect. I like men to keep their distance from women, I like men to be stunned by an entrance. I’ve seen a woman get nearly beaten to death by her husband. I know what misogyny is … I want people to be afraid of the women I dress.
written by Alexander McQueen (via passionnedenoir)
(Source: mcqueenadillo, via tweenpuff)
I want to live so densely, lush and slow in the next few years, that a year becomes ten years, and my past becomes only a page in the book of my life.
written by Nayyirah Waheed (via anewknot)
(Source: thesoutherly, via keefrich)
Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’
written by Roxane Gay, talking about writers of color at the “This Woman’s Work” panel at the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival (via yeahwriters)