Halbstarke of Rebel Youth photographed by Karlheinz Weinberger
How many ponchos do you think this office collectively owns? — Overheard in the office, documented by Alan (via benningtonstudents)
There’s a stranger in the manger!
Classic works of literature as Upworthy headlines -
-Before You Make Up Your Mind About the Crummy Goddamned Phonies Who Go Around Trying to Give Girls the Time, Watch This Video.
-These Two Guys Have Been Waiting for Godot. And Their Reasons for Doing It Will Blow Your Mind.
-This French Housewife Thought She Could Drown Her Existential Pain in Shopping for Cute Clothes. It Didn’t Quite Work Out.
Why I Keep Coming Back to Smoking -
For me, smoking cured everything; it could be anything I needed it to be. I could celebrate, mourn, fume, and daydream. It was proof that I existed: I was interacting with my environment and leaving evidence, all the while putting forth pretty much the least amount of physical effort possible. It was an excuse to sit and look at things. I could sit and stare into the middle distance and think to myself all I wanted because I was still doing something: I was smoking.
Transgender, Dead, and Forgotten -
Transgender women continue to bear the brunt of anti-LGBT violence in the United States. According to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, 53.8 percent of anti-LGBT homicide victims in 2012 were transgender women, the majority of whom were people of color. In 2011, the percentage of transgender women in this statistic was substantially lower: 40 percent. For transgender women, it doesn’t get better, apparently. We experience most of the violence with none of the visibility. We are the dead and we are the forgotten.
Apparently my tumblr turned five and, observing my family’s rituals, I have celebrated by totally neglecting and forgetting about it.
20th November, Transgender Day of Remembrance -
At TransGriot, Monica Roberts writes: 238 Names
We’re fed up with reading the names of so many young trans* women and sadly a few trans* men this year who will never get to experience another birthday. Far too many of them who were killed this year were under the age of 35.
We’re fed up with…