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This could be fun (or extremely depressing)

  • 1: Name: Erin Cotton
  • 2: Age: 20
  • 3: 3 Fears: Needles, panic attacks, being late
  • 4: 3 things I love: The person I'm reposting this from, books, cats
  • 5: 4 turns on:
  • 6: 4 turns off
  • 7: My best friend: also the person I'm resposting this from
  • 8: Sexual orientation: Lesbian with room for genderqueer or gender ambiguous people
  • 9: My best first date: Taking a girl to the Bug Zoo and looking at giant cockroaches
  • 10: How tall am I: tallish
  • 11: What do I miss: targets, I'm really bad at archery
  • 12: What time were I born: no clue
  • 13: Favourite color: Red (which includes pink)
  • 14: Do I have a crush: no, but I do sometimes crush things
  • 15: Favourite quote: My thought are stars I can't fathom into constellations, John Green
  • 16: Favourite place: the Solstice cafe, that's where all the poetry happens
  • 17: Favourite food: Curry, particularly Thai curry on rice noodles with chicken
  • 18: Do I use sarcasm: maybe
  • 19: What am I listening to right now: Amelia Curran, All the Ladies
  • 20: First thing I notice in new person: depends on the person
  • 21: Shoe size: big enough to make finding shoes in my size difficult
  • 22: Eye color: Hazel
  • 23: Hair color: Brown
  • 24: Favourite style of clothing: Long flowy dresses
  • 25: Ever done a prank call? Yes, I was like 12 I think?
  • 27: Meaning behind my URL: It's just my name and middle names, my other blog is just because I'm a trans woman who writes poetry
  • 28: Favourite movie: Hercules?
  • 29: Favourite song: Really can't decide
  • 30: Favourite band:The Mountain Goats
  • 31: How I feel right now: anxiously waiting
  • 32: Someone I love: The person I'm reblogging this from
  • 33: My current relationship status: In a relationship with the person I'm reblogging this from
  • 34: My relationship with my parents: I only have one, we get along alright
  • 35: Favourite holiday: Christmas
  • 36: Tattoos and piercing i have:none
  • 37: Tattoos and piercing i want: Rainbow quill on my lower back
  • 38: The reason I joined Tumblr: because I was bored
  • 39: Do I and my last ex hate each other?: nope, we're good friends
  • 40: Do I ever get “good morning” or “good night ” texts?: sort of? They're normally part of a conversation
  • 41: Have I ever kissed the last person you texted? Yup
  • 42: When did I last hold hands? I am unsure
  • 43: How long does it take me to get ready in the morning? 20 minutes for stuff I need to do, about an hour to actually start feeling awake
  • 44: Have You shaved your legs in the past three days? nope
  • 45: Where am I right now? In my bedroom
  • 46: If I were drunk & can’t stand, who’s taking care of me? one of my friends
  • 47: Do I like my music loud or at a reasonable level? definitely not loud
  • 48: Do I live with my Mom and Dad? nope
  • 49: Am I excited for anything? yes, I'm flying out to see the person I'm reblogging this from at 6:30am tomorrow
  • 50: Do I have someone of the opposite sex I can tell everything to? nope
  • 51: How often do I wear a fake smile? not often, mostly photos. I tend to smile too wide and end up looking rather ghastly
  • 52: When was the last time I hugged someone? recently
  • 53: What if the last person I kissed was kissing someone else right in front of me? that would be surprising, but fine by me
  • 54: Is there anyone I trust even though I should not? not sure
  • 55: What is something I disliked about today? waiting is hard
  • 56: If I could meet anyone on this earth, who would it be? someone I would get along with
  • 57: What do I think about most? not the faintest clue
  • 58: What’s my strangest talent? poetry
  • 59: Do I have any strange phobias? no, most of my phobias are pretty standard
  • 60: Do I prefer to be behind the camera or in front of it? neither
  • 61: What was the last lie I told? unsure
  • 62: Do I prefer talking on the phone or video chatting online? video chatting unless the connection is bad
  • 63: Do I believe in ghosts? How about aliens? neither
  • 64: Do I believe in magic? only the figurative kind
  • 65: Do I believe in luck? I say I don't, but I act like I do
  • 66: What's the weather like right now? dark
  • 67: What was the last book I've read? House of Leaves, it was terrifying and wonderful
  • 68: Do I like the smell of gasoline? nope
  • 69: Do I have any nicknames? yes, LAMP being the one that gets used the most often
  • 70: What was the worst injury I've ever had? nothing serious, I few stitches
  • 71: Do I spend money or save it? spend, I am a student and have no income at the moment
  • 72: Can I touch my nose with a tongue? yes
  • 73: Is there anything pink within 10 feet from me? yes, my water bottle
  • 74: Favourite animal? cats
  • 75: What was I doing last night at 12 AM? reading House of Leaves
  • 76: What do I think is Satan’s last name is? I don't think he has a last name? I guess it would be the same as God's last name? Is God Satan's dad or just his creator?
  • 77: What’s a song that always makes me happy when I hear it? KT Tunstall I Want you Back, this one video of her doing live looping at a concert in France
  • 78: How can you win my heart? you don't win my heart, I give it away
  • 79: What would I want to be written on my tombstone? I don't want to be buried
  • 80: What is my favorite word? no idea
  • 81: My top 5 blogs on tumblr: mostly queer ladies
  • 82: If the whole world were listening to me right now, what would I say? nothing most likely, I would probably just freeze up and freak out. Also most of the world doesn't speak English and wouldn't understand me.
  • 83: Do I have any relatives in jail? luckily no
  • 84: I accidentally eat some radioactive vegetables. They were good, and what’s even cooler is that they endow me with the super-power of my choice! What is that power? A deep understanding of myself and other people
  • 85: What would be a question I’d be afraid to tell the truth on? no hints
  • 86: What is my current desktop picture? a grafitti mural of a girl watering a telephone pole, by Bansky maybe?
  • 87: Had sex? yes
  • 88: Bought condoms? no
  • 89: Gotten pregnant? no
  • 90: Failed a class? I've dropped out but never failed
  • 91: Kissed a boy? no
  • 92: Kissed a girl? yes
  • 93: Have I ever kissed somebody in the rain? don't think so
  • 94: Had job? yes
  • 95: Left the house without my wallet? yes
  • 96: Bullied someone on the internet? no
  • 97: Had sex in public? no
  • 98: Played on a sports team? yes, it was awful
  • 99: Smoked weed? yes
  • 100: Did drugs? see previous question
  • 101: Smoked cigarettes? no
  • 102: Drank alcohol? yes
  • 103: Am I a vegetarian/vegan? no
  • 104: Been overweight? no, though I think that's a weird word to describe people anyway
  • 105: Been underweight? yes
  • 106: Been to a wedding? yes
  • 107: Been on the computer for 5 hours straight? many times
  • 108: Watched TV for 5 hours straight? probably not? maybe when I was kid at some point
  • 109: Been outside my home country? yes, to Belgium
  • 110: Gotten my heart broken? nope, hearts don't break they deflate
  • 111: Been to a professional sports game? yes, once
  • 112: Broken a bone? no
  • 113: Cut myself? tried to but the knife was too dull to cut cleanly and I wasn't willing to start hacking at my arm
  • 114: Been to prom? yes
  • 115: Been in airplane? yes, and am about to repeat the experience
  • 116: Fly by helicopter? no
  • 117: What concerts have I been to? Blue Man Group, some smaller live shows though I wouldn't call them concerts, and one other one that I can't remember who was playing
  • 118: Had a crush on someone of the same sex? yes? depends how you define sex, definitely someone of the same gender
  • 119: Learned another language? yes, French, though I'm still learning
  • 120: Wore make up? yes, though not very well
  • 121: Lost my virginity before I was 18? nope
  • 122: Had oral sex? yes
  • 123: Dyed my hair? no
  • 124: Voted in a presidential election? I live in Canada
  • 125: Rode in an ambulance? no
  • 126: Had a surgery? no
  • 127: Met someone famous? no? depends where you draw the line on famous
  • 128: Stalked someone on a social network? no
  • 129: Peed outside? yes
  • 130: Been fishing? yes, when I was a kid
  • 131: Helped with charity? yes
  • 132: Been rejected by a crush? many times
  • 133: Broken a mirror? yes? though I didn't shatter it, just knocked it loose and had to reset it in the frame
  • 134: What do I want for birthday? good company
  • 135: How many kids do I want and what will be their names? 2, not settled on any names
  • 136: Was I named after anyone? yes, my great uncle I think
  • 137: Do I like my handwriting? no
  • 138: What was my favourite toy as a child? probably a stuffed panda was I was little, and as I grew older probably the N64
  • 139: Favourite Tv Show? Adventure Time
  • 140: Where do I want to live when older? Wherever my partner is living, with a preference for the West Coast
  • 141: Play any musical instrument? I used to play piano and guitar, not anymore though
  • 142: One of my scars, how did I get it? one on my knuckle from the fry warmer at A&W
  • 143: Favourite pizza toping? cheese
  • 144: Am I afraid of the dark? only sometimes
  • 145: Am I afraid of heights? yes
  • 146: Have I ever got caught sneaking out or doing anything bad? of course, who's never been caught doing something bad?
  • 147: Have I ever tried my hardest and then gotten disappointed in the end? yes, also something I think everyone has done
  • 148: What I'm really bad at: sports
  • 149: What my greatest achievments are: being a pretty good poet, doing my best to be a good person and partially succeeding, making other people in my life happy
  • 150: The meanest thing somebody has ever said to me: various transphobic comments most likely
  • 151: What I'd do if I won in a lottery: be very surprised since I don't buy lottery tickets
  • 152: What do I like about myself: my new gender, my creative side, my capacity for love
  • 153: My closest Tumblr friend: person I'm reblogging this from
  • 154: Something I fantasize about: the person I'm reblogging this from
  • 155: Any question you'd like: no question please, I've already answered a hundred and fifty four
Reblogged from quietbang

guys, i need a brain break

quietbang:

any suggestions for youtube videos, 4 minutes or less, that will make me laugh/smile and- key point- have nothing to do with science

the english language has ceased to make sense to me, so I’m gonna get up, roll around, and hopefully watch a few videos to stave off the oncoming panic attack. 

http://www.youtube.com/user/PoetrySlamVancouver, here is a bunch of poems if that helps.

Reblogged from thisiscitylab
imaginarycircus:

likebookends:

greghyatt:

theatlanticcities:

“‘There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,’ says Justin Grimes, a statistician with the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington. ‘But when you really think about it, there’s a public library wherever you go, whether it’s in New York City or some place in rural Montana. Very few communities are not touched by a public library.’
In fact, libraries serve 96.4 percent of the U.S. population, a reach any fast-food franchise can only dream of.” 
There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than there are McDonalds (about 14,000) or Starbucks (about 11,000).
Read: Every Library and Museum in America Mapped
[Click here for the original map]




I love this map and I would love it even more if there was a similar map for other countries.

imaginarycircus:

likebookends:

greghyatt:

theatlanticcities:

“‘There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,’ says Justin Grimes, a statistician with the Institute of Museum and Library Services in Washington. ‘But when you really think about it, there’s a public library wherever you go, whether it’s in New York City or some place in rural Montana. Very few communities are not touched by a public library.’

In fact, libraries serve 96.4 percent of the U.S. population, a reach any fast-food franchise can only dream of.” 

There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than there are McDonalds (about 14,000) or Starbucks (about 11,000).

Read: Every Library and Museum in America Mapped

[Click here for the original map]

I love this map and I would love it even more if there was a similar map for other countries.

(Source: thisiscitylab, via purplelettuce)

Reblogged from diversityinya

diversityinya:

YA Books About Transgender Characters

There haven’t been a lot of young adult books published about transgender characters. This list is not meant to be a “best of” list — it is simply a list of the titles that we are aware of, and we are sure there are more we aren’t aware of. This list is limited to titles published specifically for a young adult audience, which means titles published for adults that teens might still enjoy aren’t included.

Do you have a favorite YA book about a transgender character? Please tell us why you loved it!

Reblogged from the-unfeminine-aesthetic

Question

the-unfeminine-female:

Do you guys think someone (without a learning disability) who doesn’t like to read or just doesn’t read is a person of low intellect? I don’t think so but I’m curious what other people think.

I generally reject most constructions of intelligence. Basically if someone is good at a certain set of arbitrary things, they’re called smart, but if they’re only good at other things, then they get called stupid. I happen to enjoy books, and I think they provide mental and imaginative engagement, but so does Youtube, films, conversations, walking around downtown and sometimes TV. So no, I don’t consider someone stupid if they don’t read.

Reblogged from supernormalstep

thehawkeyeinitiative:

ze-tarts:

Done doing these so here they all are in one place! Fully Dressed Redesigns of Superheroines.

Point of this: An exercise in character design, attempting to clothe the heroines nearly all the way and not making them painted-on, while still keeping the look of their original costumes in some way.  Hopefully keeping them looking as iconic as the originally were. Just showing what can be done with a costume breaking outside the barrier of the norm.

NOT the point of this: some moral code I’m trying to push on you

Sorry if there was a character you wanted me to do that I didn’t get to!

Wow.

Superheroines who look ready for an actual fight… and there’s not a broken back or spandex thong in sight! :-O

Article with excellent commentary by The Mary Sue here.



I really enjoy the wonder woman one. It makes me think of Rosie the Riveter and wearing slacks as an act of rebellion during and immediately after WWII.

(Source: supernormalstep, via feminist-space)

Reblogged from fishingboatproceeds
fishingboatproceeds:

rainbowdynasty:

fishingboatproceeds:

Celebrating International Tabletop Gaming Day.

IS THIS A EUROPEAN VERSION OF TICKET TO RIDE OMG I NEED THIS.

It is, and it’s awesome.
Also I beat Sarah and my mom with a last second longest route. Great fun. Thanks to Wil Wheaton for the inspiration!

I have a French language version based on German rails, it’s called Les Adventures de Rail and I love it. There’s little plastic passengers that you can move around to collect points. 

fishingboatproceeds:

rainbowdynasty:

fishingboatproceeds:

Celebrating International Tabletop Gaming Day.

IS THIS A EUROPEAN VERSION OF TICKET TO RIDE OMG I NEED THIS.

It is, and it’s awesome.

Also I beat Sarah and my mom with a last second longest route. Great fun. Thanks to Wil Wheaton for the inspiration!

I have a French language version based on German rails, it’s called Les Adventures de Rail and I love it. There’s little plastic passengers that you can move around to collect points. 

Reblogged from whyvoneenee

whyvoneenee:

Hello, my name is Yvonne, I’m a college-aged cis-female who has a love for photography, and I have hirsutism. Basically, I grow thick hair where normally only males grow such hair, which includes my face. It’s made me feel insecure and “man-ish” for a lot of my life, so I took on this project. I did this to explore what the widely-accepted gender ideals are and how I might fit in them, mostly, so I can accept that I don’t.

Special thanks to my friends Katrinna and Akashia for helping me with this project.

If you’d like to see the other photos in better quality, check out the flickr set, and I’m always open to messages!

Yay fucking with gender ideals! She’s gorgeous. 

(via faomosgirl)

Reblogged from fuckyeahdykes
fuckyeahdykes:

submitted by Kristina Oedman

Crazy hair is fun.

fuckyeahdykes:

submitted by Kristina Oedman

Crazy hair is fun.

All of the picture that showed up when I searched my folder for “cat”. Not bad.