struggling to find pajama shirts that don’t say “abortion” or something-gay or have pictures of burning cop cars.
this should not be this big of a struggle.
so my partner is like
“babe, why don’t you go to the store and get a lighter so we can smoke?”
and i’m like yeah, sure, whatever.
and I go to the store and buy a bunch of veggies and a bunch of nuts & seeds & fruits.
and a beer.
and get home with no lighter.
sick of falling through.
thanks for the other suggestions. this was the most reactionary and required the least planning. haha
Pride can be the moment we all come together, leaving our petty squabbles and personal politics behind us for one brief moment. And we can do it together, because we have to if we want to move forward. From disability justice to racial justice, our Christopher Street won’t ever find the liberation we all still march for, until all of us do.
Our Liberation Day has got to be for all of us.” —
-Monika MHz, envisioning what pride could be and should be.
Retta, on the roles she would be offered in Hollywood.
“Casting directors, who don’t necessarily know me — all they get are pictures. So they see your face, and they’re like, ‘Oh, we can place her in this or that.’ “
Check out NPR’s story on actors of color navigating stereotypes in Hollywood.