I had absolutely no idea. I will remove it immediately.
yeah i completely understand that, totally valid, and i’m sorry if i’ve offended anyone
i always wonder if i’m allowed to reblog images of poc because it would in some way be an act of appropriation? in this case i identified a lot with the quote - the idea of feeling confident is something i struggle with immensely, and obviously i acknowledge and totally understand that there is a huge gap between my issues as a person with body issues and the issues facing a fat woc - so i wanted to have that on my blog, but i understand your point that i should not have reblogged it or commented on it as my experience is not comparable and thus should not be a part of that dialogue
i’ll delete the post and my commentary so i’m not contributing to that in any way
as a butch, it would be a total tragedy if i hadn’t heard of ivan coyote and was super inspired
so yes of course! ivan is one of the idols for sure
humping my pillow in response to this
jk i don’t hump things but if i did i would
hugging my pillow in response to this
bryn mawr does not currently accept transwomen so long as they are still “legally” recognized as men which is a lot of bullshit that i have strong feelings about because i genuinely believe all women belong at women’s colleges, and i’m sad my alma mater does not accept transwomen yet. but! i know it’s a current policy issue that the students and alums are super in favor of changing, so i hope good comes of it soon
i don’t really have an opinion on transmen at bryn mawr. the only thing that concerns me about our admissions policy is that a genderqueer person, aka me, had more rights to be there than someone who actually identifies as a woman! which is some grade a bullshit. i think that bryn mawr is home to a lot of different people and if a transman comes out or transitions while at bryn mawr, it will always be his home and should always be his home whether he chooses to stay there or not. i’m not entirely sure why someone who identifies as a man would apply to a women’s college but i think there are lots of reasons to want to be a part of a space and it’s not up to me to judge
fun fact: i work at 17th and chestnut and i’m in center city more than at home in west philly so maybe we’ve crossed paths!