i got my full list of diagnoses today and holy SHIT i am a walking DSM.
There are two genders. Two. Sometimes people’s bodies don’t match their gender identity, and we should do everything we can to accommodate these people. However, there are still only two genders. This idea that there are more than two genders comes from the ridiculous…
I never said sex and gender were the same thing, but there are two of each. Sometimes sex and gender don’t match up, but there are two of each. Gender is not whatever you want it to be. Gender, by definition, is the state of being male or female. You can be male in gender but female in sex and vice versa (or (fe)male in both), but gender is the state of being male or female.
Sex is the state of being male or female, i promise you. Parallel to the sexes, gender most often refers to masculinity and femininity. [Masculinity and femininity are almost always more complex than a set of binary categories though; most people agree that they run on continuums or maps. And it can be even more complex when you throw in trans and intersex issues.] People often think of gender as being two categories because sex is made up of two categories, but there really is way more to it than that, and there always has been. All throughout history. It’s not a tumblr invention.
There are two genders. Two. Sometimes people’s bodies don’t match their gender identity, and we should do everything we can to accommodate these people. However, there are still only two genders. This idea that there are more than two genders comes from the ridiculous notion that every part of your personality is somehow gender related. Stop with your other genders. Stop with your other pronouns. You aren’t being inclusive or accepting. You’re just being ridiculous. Not every part of your personality is related to gender. Stop.
There are two sexes, dude. Gender is whatever you want it to be. Sex and gender aren’t the same thing.
Edit: Well, two sexes if you forget about intersex for a minute.
Last night i raved with my best friend for six hours in an amphitheater where it was 30-32º all night. It was rad. We went to Denny’s and feasted at 2 AM afterwards because i had been up for 21 hours straight and hadn’t eaten yet. Then i slept till 10 and i’ve been having the chillest day ever since. This is the life.
how much ink do you think has been wasted because of textbooks that very consistently say “he or she” when they could just use “they”. how much money do you think has been wasted on all that ink
OMG. this is one of my biggest pet peeves… people using “he or she” instead of “they.” it looks so fucking awful, it’s not inclusive of all genders and/or pronouns, and HAVE I MENTIONED THAT IT LOOKS FUCKING GROSS???!!! please, just stop doing this. pleeeaseee. i’m so sick of the temptation to use my pen every two minutes to correct your shitty writing. just… NO. nononono
"he or she" is technically correct when talking about individuals because "they" is plural. even though "they" is commonly used as a gender neutral pronoun, it doesn’t change change how grammar works.
what i want in a marriage
Can we do this when were married?
Yeah but I’ll be the one calling you sugar tits and you’ll be the one making me rice krispies
somebody’s nickname for me is literally sugar tits [cough[veganxcutie]cough]
(Source: The Huffington Post)
my mom went through my bedroom today and found all of [the stalker]’s love notes to me - complete with him talking about sex, or “fucking” probably - and my razors, and my medication, which she didn’t know about, are definitely gone.
at least my pipe wasn’t here.
i need those drugs though.
My Thursdays are so laid back. Tutoring 8-11, biology 11-12:15, biology lab 1-4. Only at school for 8 hours and i even get a lunch break. i feel like i’m floating through cotton candy clouds.
Flux Pavilion this week.
Skylab next week.
Anberlin October 18.
Alt-J October 28.
Breathe Carolina November 1.
|—||my mentor passing me in the hallway on my way to take an exam|