1. “Everyone’s depressed.” No, everyone gets depressedsometimes. It’s normal to feel the repercussion of a bad day — when your boss yells at you and some guy you’re dating just said something marginally offensive over text (“aww you’re so cute!”) and your cat pooped in…
"Black lesbian relationships pose little threat to “self-defined” Black men and women secure in their sexualities. But loving relationships among Black women do pose a tremendous threat to systems of intersecting oppressions. How dare these women love one another in a context that deems Black women as a collectivity so unlovable and devalued?"
- Patricia Hill Collins (Black Feminist Thought: Black Women’s Love Relationships, 182)
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"Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway."
- Yasmin Mogahed (via themilkywhiteway)
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