"People want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. ‘Oh, women do that’ and ‘Oh, men do that’ and the reality is that all women don’t anything. We as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just who we are. And I think all that just makes people really, really uncomfortable because they don’t want to think about who they are."
- Laverne Cox (via albinwonderland)
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"Move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. Walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food. Open your mind, get off the couch, move."
- Anthony Bourdain (via durianquotes)
""To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float."
- Alan Watts"
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Either they’re spiking the athletes water at sochi with cocaine, or there’s some mad parties going on every night. Because there’s no bloody way you can remain that optimistic coming fourth.