Dear Transphobic ‘Friends’ on my Timeline

This important.

the gentlewoman redefined

Dear Transphobic ‘Friends’ on my Timelines,

Yes, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) broke the Internet today with her photos from Vanity Fair. You’re tired of seeing her pictures all of over social media. Just because it does not affect you directly does not mean the topic is not important. It is not trivial. It may or may not be a publicity stunt. We understand that she was previously married to Kris Jenner, the momager of the whole Kardashian clan.  But one thing is for sure Caitlyn Jenner has a platform for voice in ways #girlslikeher do not (even Janet Mock and Laverne Cox). 

Please recognize that transphobia is real, and it kills. It kills the souls of young transgender boys and girls who only want to live their lives as is. It obliterates tolerance. In late March a transgender activist Blake Brockington, 18 committed suicide a year after he

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Things That Will Happen When Gay People Get Married

The honest truth …

Suzie Speaks

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If it’s a weekday, I will go to work. I will return home ten hours later, undoubtedly with a stress induced headache.

If it’s a weekend, I will laze about in my jammies, catch up on the blog and watch chat shows on television.

An enormous traffic jam will happen somewhere on the M6.

Someone will give birth.

Someone will die.

Mr Shouty Man will sit on the wall outside my house, shouting to himself before he walks to the park and shouts some more.

Old friends will meet for lunch.

My bus will be late and then three of them will turn up all at once.

Someone will be released from jail.

A teenager will disappoint their parents.

A parent will disappoint their child.

Someone will do something that they regret.

Epic movies will be made.

Beautiful music will be composed.

Someone will get finally get their ‘big break.’

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A Woman Should Have/Know

This falls under The Girl Code

The Understanding of Dee

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On Facebook.. i was looking at my note section, a my cousin posted a note back in 2011. and it reads:

By 30, A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE …

• Enough money within her control to move out and rent a place of her own, even if she never wants to or needs to

• Something perfect to wear if the employer, or date of her dreams wants to see her in an hour

• A youth she’s content to leave behind

• A past juicy enough that she’s looking forward to retelling it in her old age

• A set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black lace bra

• One friend who always makes her laugh … and one who lets her cry

• A good piece of furniture not previously owned by anyone else in her family

• Eight matching plates, wine glasses with stems, and a recipe for a meal, that will make her guests feel honored

• A feeling of control over her…

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