"José Muñoz" by Fred Moten →
I love my students (why
is this a performative? I am I do what
ever I say I do I am if I
wasn’t then the full
of barrel, of plenty flavor, the
in their mouths
because we let we leave.
when everybody cries
in the face of an open work, the circle
A bright pink caraway sauerkraut for Joan Didion on her 79th birthday.
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FREE CECE, the new documentary with Laverne Cox, explores the roles race, class and gender played in CeCe McDonald’s case. McDonald’s claim of self defense was rejected by Hennepin County prosecutors. The documentary explores the implications of CeCe’s story as a survivor, housing trans women in male prisons, and the practice of keeping trans women in solitary confinement.
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"In writing this book, I’ve continually felt pressed against the limits of my stupidity, even as I’ve felt the promising closeness of transmissible gifts."
#eve kosofsky sedgwick
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Touching Feeling, 2003
in the words of Stephin Merritt, let this be the epitaph for my heart.
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.”
Of A Swamp Witch And A Rural Queer →
"It’s so easy to yearn and ache for people to fill the space surrounding you, but it’s so difficult to find those who can do so in a way that doesn’t immediately consume all your hard-won oxygen an…
This is so beautifully written it just touches my soul.
MISTY DAY.. best American Horror Story character ever?
there is a fine line between self-care and self-indulgence. I live on that line.
which is to say, I have a lot of prep to do for my field exam but I am already drunk and I’ve been watching comedy videos for the last hour or so and I’m about to go get burgers.
and by “in that order,” I mean I’d like to listen to some rock and roll, have sex and then eat a pizza.
(Source: k-alkunn, via hojoholiday)
"we may never touch queerness, but we can feel it as the warm illumination of a horizon imbued with potentiality….the future is queerness’ domain. queerness is a structuring and educated mode of desiring that allows us to see the future beyond the quagmire of the present….we must dream and enact new and better pleasures, other ways of being in the world, and ultimately new worlds….queerness is essentially about the rejection of a here and now and an insistence on potentiality or concrete possibility for another world."
josé esteban muñoz, ultimate dreamer, 1967-2013, in cruising utopia (via karaj)