"I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear."

Steve McQueen photographed by Chris Floyd
I am under no obligation to make sense to you.
by Neil DeGrasse Tyson  (via jolinxo)

A post I made in 2010 about DADT is being spread around again, and it reminds me that sometimes I take for granted how far the movement has come in the past few years.


Mayors are now pairing with moms. Together they’ll crib directly from the playbook of the NRA. They’ll focus on statehouses if Congress won’t listen. And under a new umbrella group, “Everytown for Gun Safety” — backed by $50 million of [former NYC Mayor Michael] Bloomberg’s own money — they’re aiming to create the elusive political counterweight to the NRA.


In honor of the two conflicting holidays


straight boys don’t shut their mouths because their lips would be touching and that’s gay