A quote from ladyatheist (via ellesugars)
+1. married to her.
One of my favorite fairy tale figures is Baba Yaga, an old witch who lives in an enchanted forest, rides a mortar instead of a broom, lives in a house with chicken legs and usually has three magical sons. I have an obsession with witches in general, but something about this old Russian spell caster really captures my imagination.
I think one day i’d like to write about the adventures of her youth. How she became powerful and delightfully evil (although she is good in a couple of tales). So, here you go, young Baba Yaga (who would have a different name, since Baba means old woman. Maybe just Yaga?).
would totally read this. Baba Yaga was a favorite of mine when I was a child.
Step One: You can’t
10 Frisk Commandments Remix featuring the twitterverse
Today’s appointment to get the letter that will allow me to wrap up this process of transition doesn’t mean much in the grand scheme, actually. Just ink on paper.
Ink is nothing against the blood, sweat, and tears I’ve shed to get to this point; my efforts to get here have produced rivers that would wash away a hundred thousand letters.
So in honor of my efforts and the support of those who helped me along this path, I dedicate this song by the beautiful Jill Scott to all radfems and transphobes, and anyone else who has tried to make it difficult for me to get to this point.
I’m still here, making it happen, living my life. Loving myself and being loved.
I want to make a long post about how Paris Is Burning changed my life last summer and how much I hate how white kids turn into nothing more than LET’S A HAVE A KIKI like no, Paris Is Burning was so much more. It talked about race, ball culture, socioeconomics, trans* people,…