Can we dispel the notion that only veterans who have engaged in combat are subject to PTSD?
And the notion that PTSD only affects combat veterans?
And that PTSD stands for “post traumatic stress disorder” and not fucking “post combat stress disorder”?
Can we do that, please?
Because these people at the VA definitely tried to trivialize my sexual assault the other day and I wanted to leave.
i want to write a movie about a girl with depression who meets a boy and they become friends and thats it. he’s just another friend. she goes to therapy and learns to love herself and saves herself. because thats how it happens. thats real life. you’re the hero. you can save yourself.
If you’re protesting abortion, the Supreme Court says you can get right in women’s faces and scream at them on their way into the clinic. Because freedom of speech.
But if you try and protest the murder of a black man, you get tear gas fired at you.
"what are you going to do with a degree in english?" about three things i was absolutely positive. first, edward was a vampire. second, there was a part of him - and i didn’t know how dominant that part might be - that thirsted for my blood. and third, that i was unconditionally and irrevocably going to write my major thesis on vampires as exploration of societal mores and christian anxieties in the 19th century novel tradition
(Source: , via what-lovely-books)
a dystopia where in order to have some semblance of decent human rights you have to fit into a set of specific criteria based on things such as race, gender, sexuality, and income, the ideal combination of which is met only by a small portion of society oh wait