like when beyonce said “i woke up this way: flawless” she’s saying that flawless is not dependent on how she looks at a given moment; by dent of being alive, just by being authentic to herself, she’s flawless.
not “i woke up with this hair laid and makeup did and decked out clothes”. which is how everyone else apparently interpreted it.
destroy the idea that biological families are more valid than other forms of family. destroy the idea that your parents/sibilings/extended relatives have an inherent right to be a part of your life if you dont want them to be
everyone you’ve ever loved has said some problematic shit: a novel
you have also said some problematic shit: the sequel
having said problematic shit does not necessarily make you or anyone else a bad person, just be aware of it, don’t say it again, and don’t make fucking excuses for people who continue to say problematic shit: the thrilling conclusion
Awesome artist alert! Author and Illustrator Ellen Forney depicts her experience with Bipolar Disorder through her work, and most notably, her graphic memoir Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Not only is she a very talented illustrator but her drawings are poignant and help others understand the exhausting bipolar cycle. Definitely check out her work and her book!