“A lot of different men will come on as day players or guest parts, and I recognize that there’s a certain strength that I have now, or a certain command that I have being one of the leads on the show that I hadn’t had before. Just owning that space and not being expected, as a woman, to shrink, or curtsy, or any of those sort of things.”
[image description: two tweets by malindalo. “I will also say, as a POC & lesbian, I have NEVER lived in an all white/straight world. That has NEVER been normal for me.” “So you know I get a little annoyed when people are like, diversity is unrealistic. It’s not like my life is unreal. I’m alive.”]
i was on fucking tumblr when fuckboy was coined
it was never a slur for gay or trans men and it really speaks to me that black language is always targeted as abusive or particularly misogynist, or particularly problematic
like the way white women use black speech…
One of my favorite observations about Janelle Monáe’s art and messages is by way of three particular songs of hers on three different albums. Listen to “Many Moons” then “Cold War” then “Sally Ride” by Janelle Monáe, in succession. It is genius and an experience. Her albums Metropolis (Suite I -…
via The Huffington Post.