I’m a kid like everyone else.
Look what Ash and I did to my hair~
I think after two years of numerous (fifty) shades of blue it’s time for a change
[Know Your Bisexual History]: Photos from joint Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) + Gay Liberation Front (GLF) protest for an end of oppressive treatment of LGBTQ Patients at NYC’s Bellevue Hospital (Fall 1970 credit Richard C. Wandel).
- Bisexual Activist Brenda Howard, GLF (standing far left, pigtails + glasses); Gay Activist Bob Kohler, GLF (sitting 2nd left, light hair); Trans*Bi Activist Sylvia Rivera, STAR + GLF (sitting 3rd left, dark hair)
- Trans*Bi Activist Sylvia Rivera, STAR + GLF
- Trans* Activist Marsha P. Johnson, STAR
At that time, NYC’s Bellevue Hospital followed prevailing thought that sexuality and gender identity that did not correspond to a narrow and binary view of normative behaviors was a sign of mental illness. Like many institutions they practiced Electroshock Therapy to "cure" bisexual as well as gay/lesbian people and mistreated LGBTQ patients who were simply there for routine medical complaints."the meaning of Stonewall has shifted as the assimilations in favor of a ‘we’re just like them’ gay politics have struggled against the radical activists over the legacy of the riot and the broad, multi issue based activism which accompanied it." ~”History or Myth? Writing Stonewall” by Benjamin Shepard in Lambda Book Report;Aug/Sep2004, Vol. 13 Issue 1/2
In the end, it mattered not that you could not close your mind. It was your heart that saved you.
Book Quotes: - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Wendell is hands down the greatest homeless fashion designer who ever lived. He makes almost all his clothes from things he finds. I hadn’t seen him in awhile, so I was quite thrilled to walk up on him Tuesday, doing this to a Gandhi statue.
German revolutionary socialist leaders Clara Zetkin and Rosa Luxemburg on the second anniversary of International Women’s Day (March 8, 1910)
Firefly episode caps; 1x06: Our Mrs. Reynolds