[Gifset: Laverne Cox speaks at the GLAAD media awards, she says,
"Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and every one of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor, and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and each other."]
"They don’t like my bony body. They don’t like my dirty hair."
Andrew and I play this game where if one of us falls asleep on the couch while watching something on tv, we take a photo of it and text it to the person while they’re sleeping so they know they’ve been caught upon waking. That’s our entire text thread right now: damning evidence of each other falling asleep during a movie or show.
Try it with your friends and loved ones! It’s creepy, weird, and adorable all rolled into one.
Haven’t checked out the cartoon Adventure Time? You’re missing out, says Maria Bustillos. The Awl and New Yorker contributor explains why you need to check out this show in an essay-cum-one-off-website. If it helps, The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum feels the same way. (h/t The Paris Review)
I’ll never get over this line:
I’ve got nothing left / it’s kind of wonderful / ‘cause there’s nothing they can take away.