why doesn’t anywhere sell normal clothes for women? like i want a plain black fuckin sweater not a mohair cross stitch embroidered cropped asymmetrical slouch longline short sleeved drop hem thing with a hole in the back
shoutout to all the other ex-gifted & talented/honor student/straight a/senior editor/star student/99th percentile/once-creative burn-outs who have, since high school, realized they are truly miniscule fish in a giant, endless ocean, criticized themselves to the point of creative paralysis, and participated in so much self-sabotage they no longer see the point of doing anything at all because they’re just going to ruin it for themselves anyway
In the early 90s in Washington DC, Angela Carder became critically sick with cancer. She was also twenty-five weeks pregnant. The hospital sought a court order forcing 25-year-old Carder to undergo a C-section, in the hope the fetus could be saved; despite medical testimony that the surgery could kill her, the court privileged the fetus’ rights over Carder’s own life. Carder’s fetus, too underdeveloped to be viable, died within two hours. Carder died within two-days - the C-section was cited as a contributing factor in her death.
Or Savita Halappanavar, a pregnant Indian woman working in Ireland when she suffered a miscarriage. The fetus was non-viable, but since the fetus still technically had a heartbeat, under Irish law an abortion to remove the fetus was not allowed or performed. Halappanavar was told “This is Catholic country” as she repeatedly requested an abortion. She died a few days later.
“Jesus was a radical, non-violent revolutionary who hung around with lepers, hookers and crooks; wasn’t American and never spoke English; was anti-wealth, anti-death penalty, anti-public prayer (M 6:5), but was never anti-gay; never mentioned abortion or birth control; never called the poor ‘lazy’; never justified torture; never fought for tax cuts for the wealthiest Nazarenes; never asked a leper for a co-pay; and was a long-haired, brown-skinned, homeless community-organizing, anti-slut-shaming, Middle Eastern Jew.”—