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Beautiful, Crazy, and Creepy: Just wish you all the best. how much you want to be with me when you barely know me has made iMessage Today 2:13 pm Wtf I was drunk and I didn't know someone was In there! Sorry if you felt that way! me super uncomfortable. Hello beautiful! It was so good to see you last night! I hope you made it home safe babe! Let me know when your free to catch up and we can have a chat and go from there! You looked absolutely stunning last night x But the main thing that I really have an issue with is that you burst into the toilet when I was still in there. I'm not sure how drunk you were but you didn't seem that sorry and you wanted to come in. I was really creeped out by that. You are crazy if you think that and I'll absolutely find someone that wants to be with me I never said you wouldn't find someone. And also you didn't go "oops!" and shut the door you came in and you were trying to talk to me, while I'm on the toilet. I feel we had a bond as soon asI met you and for me I know if it's right or not! You seem an amazing girl and I definitely want to get to know you better! I hope we can work things out! Ps I'm no fuckboy! Lol I'm here for the long haul I know this may come across as confusing as we shared an Uber, but the truth is I did not want to do that. But I felt very pressured to be polite to you when I should have just said no thank you I really don't care anymore! I can't believe what you have written Anyway I just wanted to be clear about this so you know exactly why I'm saying thank you but I'm not interested. Нey Well I was just being honest. Would you rather I not be? I'm going to have to be straight with you here... I appreciate that you're keen and what you've said sounds sweet. But the intensity you were giving off to me last night about how much you want to be with me Sorry I'm sure you're a good guy in general, but this is how I feel andI just wish you all the best. I can't believe you think that! I am such a good guy and deserve IMessage о IMessage Message I can't believe you think that! I am such a good guy and deserve someone that wants to be with me! I was rejecting you and you are taking it badly I can get hot girls Honestly I'm not fussed Please don't put words in my mouth. I never said that you weren't a good guy and I'm sure you'll find someone nice I expected an "oh okay sorry understand." from you. Not a tantrum. I just did not like what transpired last night and I thought it would be helpful to you to know why. As I said wish you all the best. This is my ex I'm not! I thought you were a really nice chick but now I think your crazy! Cool, I can get hot guys? I don't understand why you're sending pictures of your exes but okay good for you. I'm crazy for being honest? I think you are being extremely unreasonable. Anyway, as much as I'm floored by your angry responses, I wish you all the best for the third and last time, and have a nice Sunday I don't need drama in my life and what you are doing love is drama Delivered Lwas.reiecting vou andvou are Message IMessage iMessage I decided to be honest with a guy who was being insanely creepy towards me last night at a party. I thought it would be a good idea for him to know why I was saying no to him and so that he could address his behaviour. According to him I’m the “crazy” one.😑
Beautiful, Crazy, and Creepy: Just wish you all the best.
 how much you want to be with me
 when you barely know me has made
 iMessage
 Today 2:13 pm
 Wtf I was drunk and I didn't know
 someone was In there! Sorry if you
 felt that way!
 me super uncomfortable.
 Hello beautiful! It was so good to
 see you last night! I hope you made
 it home safe babe! Let me know
 when your free to catch up and we
 can have a chat and go from there!
 You looked absolutely stunning last
 night x
 But the main thing that I really have
 an issue with is that you burst into
 the toilet when I was still in there.
 I'm not sure how drunk you were
 but you didn't seem that sorry and
 you wanted to come in. I was really
 creeped out by that.
 You are crazy if you think that and
 I'll absolutely find someone that
 wants to be with me
 I never said you wouldn't find
 someone. And also you didn't go
 "oops!" and shut the door you came
 in and you were trying to talk to me,
 while I'm on the toilet.
 I feel we had a bond as soon asI
 met you and for me I know if it's
 right or not! You seem an amazing
 girl and I definitely want to get to
 know you better! I hope we can
 work things out! Ps I'm no fuckboy!
 Lol I'm here for the long haul
 I know this may come across as
 confusing as we shared an Uber,
 but the truth is I did not want to do
 that. But I felt very pressured to be
 polite to you when I should have
 just said no thank you
 I really don't care anymore! I can't
 believe what you have written
 Anyway I just wanted to be clear
 about this so you know exactly why
 I'm saying thank you but I'm not
 interested.
 Нey
 Well I was just being honest. Would
 you rather I not be?
 I'm going to have to be straight with
 you here... I appreciate that you're
 keen and what you've said sounds
 sweet. But the intensity you were
 giving off to me last night about
 how much you want to be with me
 Sorry
 I'm sure you're a good guy in
 general, but this is how I feel andI
 just wish you all the best.
 I can't believe you think that! I am
 such a good guy and deserve
 IMessage
 о
 IMessage
 Message
 I can't believe you think that! I am
 such a good guy and deserve
 someone that wants to be with me!
 I was rejecting you and you are
 taking it badly
 I can get hot girls
 Honestly I'm not fussed
 Please don't put words in my
 mouth. I never said that you weren't
 a good guy and I'm sure you'll find
 someone nice
 I expected an "oh okay sorry
 understand." from you. Not a
 tantrum.
 I just did not like what transpired
 last night and I thought it would be
 helpful to you to know why.
 As I said wish you all the best.
 This is my ex
 I'm not! I thought you were a really
 nice chick but now I think your
 crazy!
 Cool, I can get hot guys? I don't
 understand why you're sending
 pictures of your exes but okay good
 for you.
 I'm crazy for being honest? I think
 you are being extremely
 unreasonable.
 Anyway, as much as I'm floored by
 your angry responses, I wish you all
 the best for the third and last time,
 and have a nice Sunday
 I don't need drama in my life and
 what you are doing love is drama
 Delivered
 Lwas.reiecting vou andvou are
 Message
 IMessage
 iMessage
I decided to be honest with a guy who was being insanely creepy towards me last night at a party. I thought it would be a good idea for him to know why I was saying no to him and so that he could address his behaviour. According to him I’m the “crazy” one.😑

I decided to be honest with a guy who was being insanely creepy towards me last night at a party. I thought it would be a good idea for him ...

Apparently, Comfortable, and Food: 13:01 P 62% Search 1 hr I work at an upscale restaurant attached to a large convention center. We recently hosted a convention for a multi-level marketing (pyramid scheme) women's clothing company. I've never seen so many Karen's in one place. Not just figuratively, but literally; it wasn't uncommon to have two actual 'Karens' seated at one table together. This is a particularly dangerous situation as this multiplies the Karen Effect exponentially. The two primary Karen drinks of choice are typically either a cosmo or chardonnay, it is from these potions that they derive their evil powers. Well, needless to say, the cosmos and chardonnay were flowing like water. The bar started to mix 4-6 cosmos at once and pop multiple bottles of chard simultaneously, just to keep up with the frenzied demand. Trouble was clearly brewing. This was the recipe for disaster As the Karens began to migrate from the bar to their respective tables for dinner service, the orders started coming in to the kitchen. Naturally, everything was special ordered to accommodate their litany of dietary issues and whatever fad diets they were currently participating in; keto, paleo, macro, vegan, take your pick. This is a trap Special orders take extra time, are more difficult to accurately execute and bog down the flow of the kitchen, and they increase prep times. This is exactly what the Karens want to happen. They were setting up the attack. Little did they know that we were ready and waiting for them. We had called in the cavalry and manned the lines twice as deep. You could see the looks of confusion and dismay on their faces when their orders came out correctly and on time. We had neutralized the Karens. The night was drawing to an end, before one particularly evil and vile table of Karens came in just before close; no doubt these were pros, not to be taken lightly Coming from the bar they immediately notified me (their server) upon sitting that they were very upset. Right out of the gate they put me on defense. Inquiring as to the problem they notified me that they were offended that the bar didn't try to up-sell them from the two glasses of chardonnay to a whole bottle. This was a new move. I hadn't seen this one before. Being 'offended' because someone gave you exactly what you asked for? Brava. I was not prepared for this expert tactic. But before I could offer a solution the Mecha-Karen dropped the mother of all Karen bombs: I don't understand why the bartender didn't offer us a bottle, instead. I just wanted you to know that we feel very assaulted. Wait, what? Very assaulted? VERY assaulted?! I was floored. I've seen some horrendous Karen moves before, but this was the most outrageous and disgusting I've ever encountered. That's not the term you use because you paid $12 more for your drink by ordering multiple individual glasses, instead of ordering a bottle in the first place. You don't throw that word around. That's on you Karen. Not even knowing how to respond to that, and being short for words for one of the only times in my life, all I could muster was: Well that's certainly very strong verbiage. I'll give you some more time to look over the menu. I left the table and immediately went to the manager. Explaining what just transpired, I flatly told the manager that I was not comfortable waiting on a gest who was not only apparently wasted to some degree, but one that would also use such inappropriate language so casually. Shockingly the manager agreed. She went to the table and let them know that they were welcome to place an order for food through her, but would not be served any more drinks at that point. They thought they were pulling the mother of all power moves, but in reality they had overplayed their hand and crossed the line The Karens knew they had been defeated. 57 23 Comments Comment Like The battle of the restaurant against the Karens has been won
Apparently, Comfortable, and Food: 13:01 P
 62%
 Search
 1 hr
 I work at an upscale restaurant attached to a large convention center. We
 recently hosted a convention for a multi-level marketing (pyramid
 scheme) women's clothing company. I've never seen so many Karen's in
 one place. Not just figuratively, but literally; it wasn't uncommon to have
 two actual 'Karens' seated at one table together. This is a particularly
 dangerous situation as this multiplies the Karen Effect exponentially.
 The two primary Karen drinks of choice are typically either a cosmo or
 chardonnay, it is from these potions that they derive their evil powers.
 Well, needless to say, the cosmos and chardonnay were flowing like
 water. The bar started to mix 4-6 cosmos at once and pop multiple
 bottles of chard simultaneously, just to keep up with the frenzied
 demand. Trouble was clearly brewing. This was the recipe for disaster
 As the Karens began to migrate from the bar to their respective tables for
 dinner service, the orders started coming in to the kitchen. Naturally,
 everything was special ordered to accommodate their litany of dietary
 issues and whatever fad diets they were currently participating in; keto,
 paleo, macro, vegan, take your pick. This is a trap
 Special orders take extra time, are more difficult to accurately execute
 and bog down the flow of the kitchen, and they increase prep times. This
 is exactly what the Karens want to happen. They were setting up the
 attack. Little did they know that we were ready and waiting for them. We
 had called in the cavalry and manned the lines twice as deep. You could
 see the looks of confusion and dismay on their faces when their orders
 came out correctly and on time. We had neutralized the Karens.
 The night was drawing to an end, before one particularly evil and vile
 table of Karens came in just before close; no doubt these were pros, not
 to be taken lightly
 Coming from the bar they immediately notified me (their server) upon
 sitting that they were very upset. Right out of the gate they put me on
 defense. Inquiring as to the problem they notified me that they were
 offended that the bar didn't try to up-sell them from the two glasses of
 chardonnay to a whole bottle. This was a new move.
 I hadn't seen this one before. Being 'offended' because someone gave
 you exactly what you asked for? Brava. I was not prepared for this expert
 tactic. But before I could offer a solution the Mecha-Karen dropped the
 mother of all Karen bombs:
 I don't understand why the bartender didn't offer us a bottle, instead. I
 just wanted you to know that we feel very assaulted.
 Wait, what? Very assaulted? VERY assaulted?!
 I was floored. I've seen some horrendous Karen moves before, but this
 was the most outrageous and disgusting I've ever encountered.
 That's not the term you use because you paid $12 more for your drink by
 ordering multiple individual glasses, instead of ordering a bottle in the
 first place. You don't throw that word around. That's on you Karen. Not
 even knowing how to respond to that, and being short for words for one
 of the only times in my life, all I could muster was:
 Well that's certainly very strong verbiage. I'll give you some more time to
 look over the menu.
 I left the table and immediately went to the manager. Explaining what
 just transpired, I flatly told the manager that I was not comfortable
 waiting on a gest who was not only apparently wasted to some degree,
 but one that would also use such inappropriate language so casually.
 Shockingly the manager agreed. She went to the table and let them know
 that they were welcome to place an order for food through her, but would
 not be served any more drinks at that point. They thought they were
 pulling the mother of all power moves, but in reality they had overplayed
 their hand and crossed the line
 The Karens knew they had been defeated.
 57
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Beautiful, Birthday, and Crazy: thejoanglebook: gerrycoco: Joan Appreciation Day song  Here is my humble contribution to Joan Appreciation Day.  @thejoanglebook this one’s for you ***Personal note*** I struggle to see projects through in life, for many different reasons that aren’t worth going into at the moment. All I can say is that I’m inspired every day by people like Joan who put their heart and soul into what they do. Joan you are a comedy genius, a musical mastermind and all around crazy talented human being.You are the reason I pushed myself to make this video. This past weekend I learned that Joan Appreciation Day was on September 3rd and so wished to contribute something but didn’t know what. At one point I had a spark of inspiration and actually decided to follow it and do something with it for once. If anyone could appreciate a good pun it’s definitely you. And you more than deserve all the praise that we can give. So I took my courage and attempted to put it to good use, and I’m rather proud of the result.So thank you for not only inspiring me, but also for being a catalyst to put myself out there and giving something new a try. Hello @gerrycoco and hello everyone else. Sorry, I’ve been pretty quiet today/yesterday, but you should understand that I’m the type of person whose reaction to a performance of happy birthday dedicated to me is an internal: “do I deserve this? Don’t make eye contact. This will be over soon.” I can be pretty emotionally unavailable, and I feel like I should be absolutely floored by the incredible honor of having so many people celebrate me, but instead of feeling thankful, I feel like I owe something back. I’m like “oh God, they’re all being so kind. How do I show my appreciation for them?” Especially because on some level, I feel like reblogging all of your wonderful works of art could be vanity. I’m terrified of vanity. I don’t want to lose touch, and start to think more of myself then I deserve to. I want to keep growing, and I want to put others first. If I accept this gesture, does that mean I agree that I deserve it, or that I’m done growing? I don’t think I’m a genius at all (and I’d rather you not rebut that, because I’m really not trying to fish for compliments here).That said, the one thing I’m the most happy about having accomplished, is having worked on, written for, contributed to, or created projects that have inspired other artists. Some of you may know that I’m very pro-fan fiction. If I don’t accomplish anything else, I love that someone could’ve felt motivated to make something beautiful after seeing me attempt to make something beautiful myself. It really does warm my heart. That’s why I’m reblogging this, because I love that you felt the neccessary courage to put yourself out there, @gerrycoco… I’m really, really glad that you did. It’s a lovely song. And believe me, I really struggle to see things through myself– that’s why I only collaborate with people, because sometimes I think that that might be the only way that I can finish anything.I think I’m going to continue reblogging art for the occasion (a little belated, I know). Even if I don’t think I’m emotionally ready to believe I’m at all worthy of being celebrated, I do think that all of you wonderful artists are.🧡 Joan
Beautiful, Birthday, and Crazy: thejoanglebook:

gerrycoco:

Joan Appreciation Day song  Here is my humble contribution to Joan Appreciation Day.  @thejoanglebook this one’s for you ***Personal note*** I struggle to see projects through in life, for many
different reasons that aren’t worth going into at the moment. All I can say is
that I’m inspired every day by people like Joan who put their heart and soul
into what they do. Joan you are a comedy genius, a musical mastermind and all
around crazy talented human being.You are the reason I pushed myself to make this video. This
past weekend I learned that Joan Appreciation Day was on September 3rd and so
wished to contribute something but didn’t know what. At one point I had a spark
of inspiration and actually decided to follow it and do something with it for
once. If anyone could appreciate a good pun it’s definitely you. And you more
than deserve all the praise that we can give. So I took my courage and
attempted to put it to good use, and I’m rather proud of the result.So thank you for not only inspiring me, but also for being a
catalyst to put myself out there and giving something new a try.

Hello @gerrycoco and hello everyone else. Sorry, I’ve been pretty quiet today/yesterday, but you should understand that I’m the type of person whose reaction to a performance of happy birthday dedicated to me is an internal: “do I deserve this? Don’t make eye contact. This will be over soon.” I can be pretty emotionally unavailable, and I feel like I should be absolutely floored by the incredible honor of having so many people celebrate me, but instead of feeling thankful, I feel like I owe something back. I’m like “oh God, they’re all being so kind. How do I show my appreciation for them?” Especially because on some level, I feel like reblogging all of your wonderful works of art could be vanity. I’m terrified of vanity. I don’t want to lose touch, and start to think more of myself then I deserve to. I want to keep growing, and I want to put others first. If I accept this gesture, does that mean I agree that I deserve it, or that I’m done growing? I don’t think I’m a genius at all (and I’d rather you not rebut that, because I’m really not trying to fish for compliments here).That said, the one thing I’m the most happy about having accomplished, is having worked on, written for, contributed to, or created projects that have inspired other artists. Some of you may know that I’m very pro-fan fiction. If I don’t accomplish anything else, I love that someone could’ve felt motivated to make something beautiful after seeing me attempt to make something beautiful myself. It really does warm my heart. That’s why I’m reblogging this, because I love that you felt the neccessary courage to put yourself out there, @gerrycoco… I’m really, really glad that you did. It’s a lovely song. And believe me, I really struggle to see things through myself– that’s why I only collaborate with people, because sometimes I think that that might be the only way that I can finish anything.I think I’m going to continue reblogging art for the occasion (a little belated, I know). Even if I don’t think I’m emotionally ready to believe I’m at all worthy of being celebrated, I do think that all of you wonderful artists are.🧡 Joan

thejoanglebook: gerrycoco: Joan Appreciation Day song  Here is my humble contribution to Joan Appreciation Day.  @thejoanglebook this one’...

Beautiful, Children, and Complex: hero who will come for us. According to the stories we tell it will most likely be a hot man. And he will most likely be wearing brightly colored spandex and exceedingly rich To the fans of The OA- We're humbled, to be honest floored, by the outpouring of support for The OA. We've seen beautiful artwork in eulogy from Japan, But the more I think on this, the more it seems bat-shit crazy. No one is coming to the rescue. We have to save each other. Every day, in small and great ways. France, Brazil. We've read moving threads and essays. And we've watched dozens and dozens of videos of people all over the world performing the movements with what can only be called perfect feeling. One young person from a wheelchair, another young woman standing astride two horses, a mother in her backyard with her two children at her side and an infant strapped to her back. (link in bio to a site with many of these videos someone has thoughtfully compiled) So perhaps, at this late hour inside the dire circumstances of climate change and an ever-widening gap between the Haves and Have-Nots, we are hundreds of years overdue new mythologies that reflect this. Stories with modes of power outside violence and domination. Stories with goals for human agency outside conquest and colonization. Stories that illustrate the power of collective protagonism, or do away with protagonism entirely to illustrate how real, lasting change often occurs-ordinary people, often outsiders, often marginalized-anonymously organizing, working together, achieving small feats one day at a time that eventually form movement Your words and images move us deeply. Not because the show must continue, but because for some people its unexpected cancelation begs larger questions about the role of storytelling and its fate inside late capitalism's push toward consolidation and economies of scale. The work you've made and shared has also just been very heartening inside our increasingly complex and often bleak time The more news I take in of the world, the more I often feel terrifyingly certain that we are on the brink of moral and ecological collapse. Sometimes I feel paralyzed by the forces we are up against-greed, fear, vanity. And l can't help but long for someone to rescue us from ourselves-a politician, an outlaw, a tech baron, an angel. Someone who might take our hand, as if taking the hand Steve, BBA, Buck, Jesse, French, Homer, Hap and OA are no longer authoring the story. Neither are Zal or I. You all are. You are standing on street corners in the hot sun in protest. You are meeting new people in strange recesses online and sharing stories about loss and renewal that you never thought you'd tell anyone. You are learning choreography and moving in ways you haven't dared moved before. All of it is uncomfortable. All of it is agitation. All of of an errant toddler, and gently guide precipice that the "logic" of profit unguided by the compass of feeling has brought us to. us away from the lunatic it is worth something Many of you have expressed your gratitude for this story and for Zal and I and everyone who worked on The OA. But it is all of us who are grateful to you. You've broken the mold of storytelling. You're building something far more beautiful than we did because it's in real time in real life with real people. It's rhizomatic-constantly redefining the collective aim as it grows. It's elliptical-it has no beginning and no real end. And it certainly has no single hero. The show doesn't need to continue for this feeling to. Of course, my desire to lie in wait for a hero is nothing new. Nor is the anesthetizing comfort that brings. These concepts were birthed and encouraged by centuries of narrative precedent. We've been conditioned to wait. Almost every story we've ever watched, read, been told, held sacred is framed in a single structural form: the hero's journey. The hero's journey is one man with one goal who goes up against increasing obstacles to win his objective and return to his people with the wisdom needed for all to move forward, to "progress." This story The other day Zal and I pulled over to offer a bottle of water and food to a young woman who has been protesting the cancelation of the show on a street corner in Hollywood. As we were leaving she said "you know, what I'm really protesting is late capitalism." And then she said something that I haven't been able to forget since: "Algorithms aren't as smart as we are. They cannot account for love." has played out from Homer's Odyssey in 8th century BC to every reiteration of the Star Wars franchise. It sallies forth lately with anti heroes like the beloved Tony Soprano (who, even while doing what we all know to be wrong, is still a hero and the perfect one for late capitalism) Her words. Not mine. And the story keeps going inside them I have loved many of these stories and their heroes. I dressed up as She-Ra "princess of power," He-Man's bustier-clad, sword-wielding twin sister for more Halloweens then care to admit. I have played roles in films where I have been the hero holding the gun and it certainly felt better than playing the female victim at the other end of the barrel. So it's no surprise that as we face what seem to be increasingly insurmountable obstacles, we scan the horizon for the "What I'm really protesting is late capitalism"
Beautiful, Children, and Complex: hero who will come for us. According to the stories we tell it will
 most likely be a hot man. And he will most likely be wearing brightly
 colored spandex and exceedingly rich
 To the fans of The OA-
 We're humbled, to be honest floored, by the outpouring of support
 for The OA. We've seen beautiful artwork in eulogy from Japan,
 But the more I think on this, the more it seems bat-shit crazy. No
 one is coming to the rescue. We have to save each other. Every day,
 in small and great ways.
 France, Brazil. We've read moving threads and essays. And we've
 watched dozens and dozens of videos of people all over the world
 performing the movements with what can only be called perfect
 feeling. One young person from a wheelchair, another young
 woman standing astride two horses, a mother in her backyard with
 her two children at her side and an infant strapped to her back. (link
 in bio to a site with many of these videos someone has thoughtfully
 compiled)
 So perhaps, at this late hour inside the dire circumstances of
 climate change and an ever-widening gap between the Haves and
 Have-Nots, we are hundreds of years overdue new mythologies that
 reflect this. Stories with modes of power outside violence and
 domination. Stories with goals for human agency outside conquest
 and colonization. Stories that illustrate the power of collective
 protagonism, or do away with protagonism entirely to illustrate how
 real, lasting change often occurs-ordinary people, often outsiders,
 often marginalized-anonymously organizing, working together,
 achieving small feats one day at a time that eventually form
 movement
 Your words and images move us deeply. Not because the show
 must continue, but because for some people its unexpected
 cancelation begs larger questions about the role of storytelling and
 its fate inside late capitalism's push toward consolidation and
 economies of scale.
 The work you've made and shared has also just been very
 heartening inside our increasingly complex and often bleak time
 The more news I take in of the world, the more I often feel
 terrifyingly certain that we are on the brink of moral and ecological
 collapse. Sometimes I feel paralyzed by the forces we are up
 against-greed, fear, vanity. And l can't help but long for someone
 to rescue us from ourselves-a politician, an outlaw, a tech baron,
 an angel. Someone who might take our hand, as if taking the hand
 Steve, BBA, Buck, Jesse, French, Homer, Hap and OA are no longer
 authoring the story. Neither are Zal or I. You all are. You are
 standing on street corners in the hot sun in protest. You are meeting
 new people in strange recesses online and sharing stories about
 loss and renewal that you never thought you'd tell anyone. You are
 learning choreography and moving in ways you haven't dared
 moved before. All of it is uncomfortable. All of it is agitation. All of
 of an errant toddler, and gently guide
 precipice that the "logic" of profit unguided by the compass of
 feeling has brought us to.
 us away from the lunatic
 it is worth something
 Many of you have expressed your gratitude for this story and for Zal
 and I and everyone who worked on The OA. But it is all of us who
 are grateful to you. You've broken the mold of storytelling. You're
 building something far more beautiful than we did because it's in
 real time in real life with real people. It's rhizomatic-constantly
 redefining the collective aim as it grows. It's elliptical-it has no
 beginning and no real end. And it certainly has no single hero. The
 show doesn't need to continue for this feeling to.
 Of course, my desire to lie in wait for a hero is nothing new. Nor is
 the anesthetizing comfort that brings. These concepts were birthed
 and encouraged by centuries of narrative precedent. We've been
 conditioned to wait.
 Almost every story we've ever watched, read, been told, held sacred
 is framed in a single structural form: the hero's journey. The hero's
 journey is one man with one goal who goes up against increasing
 obstacles to win his objective and return to his people with the
 wisdom needed for all to move forward, to "progress." This story
 The other day Zal and I pulled over to offer a bottle of water and
 food to a young woman who has been protesting the cancelation of
 the show on a street corner in Hollywood. As we were leaving she
 said "you know, what I'm really protesting is late capitalism." And
 then she said something that I haven't been able to forget since:
 "Algorithms aren't as smart as we are. They cannot account for
 love."
 has played out from Homer's Odyssey in 8th century BC to every
 reiteration of the Star Wars franchise. It sallies forth lately with anti
 heroes like the beloved Tony Soprano (who, even while doing what
 we all know to be wrong, is still a hero and the perfect one for late
 capitalism)
 Her words. Not mine. And the story keeps going inside them
 I have loved many of these stories and their heroes. I dressed up as
 She-Ra "princess of power," He-Man's bustier-clad, sword-wielding
 twin sister for more Halloweens then care to admit. I have played
 roles in films where I have been the hero holding the gun and it
 certainly felt better than playing the female victim at the other end
 of the barrel. So it's no surprise that as we face what seem to be
 increasingly insurmountable obstacles, we scan the horizon for the
"What I'm really protesting is late capitalism"

"What I'm really protesting is late capitalism"

Animals, Apple, and Bad: r/IAMA Posted by u/iamthatis 13 hours ago 31.0k [Update TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS. The SPCA told me it's their largest single day fundraiser IN THEIR HISTORY. Thank you so much for the AMA, we have made such a difference in the lives of so many animals. Floored. yesterday's Apollo SPCA fundraiser AMA] We raised $27,355 yesterday. on Nonprofit I legitimately have no idea how to start this and I refreshed the page a few different times over the course of 10 minutes to make sure I was seeing the right number I make a free Reddit app for iOS called Apollo for Reddit, and yesterday you might have saw I posted a little fundraiser here in the Apple subreddit basically stating all the proceeds for the day from Apollo (it's a free app but has some in-app purchases for some cool extra Pro/Ultra features) will go to the my local SPCA animal shelter in Nova Scotia. It's definitely the hardest time of the year for them right now, because cats give birth in tremendous numbers in these warm months (dubbed Kitten Season) which creates a massive influx of orphaned and abandoned kitties, and shelters are seriously strained and need all the help they can get. for the shelter, but legitimat in my wildest dreams I did not expect so many people to I was hoping to do some come out and give support, I'm truly unable to form cohesive thoughts right now. They are legitimately such great people at that shelter, just for one example we recently had a cat in the community who was found badly abused and they looked after her, helped her with her bad leg (it ended up requiring an amputation) and now Phoebe got adopted into a loving home.Like that's just one example. I also got my two cats Ruby and Hugo from there. Here's Ruby spinning in circles in delight when I told her: http://i.imgur.com/QWyckgy.gifv and here's Hugo somewhat annoyed I woke him up to tell him but undoubtedly stoked inside: https://i.imgur.com/S5ztwoT.gifv Reddit really does save lives. This shows when people with like minds arise together, we can change the world.
Animals, Apple, and Bad: r/IAMA Posted by u/iamthatis 13 hours ago
 31.0k
 [Update
 TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS. The SPCA told me it's their largest single day
 fundraiser IN THEIR HISTORY. Thank you so much for the AMA, we have made such a
 difference in the lives of so many animals. Floored.
 yesterday's Apollo SPCA fundraiser AMA] We raised $27,355 yesterday.
 on
 Nonprofit
 I legitimately have no idea how to start this and I refreshed the page a few different times over the course of 10 minutes
 to make sure I was seeing the right number
 I make a free Reddit app for iOS called Apollo for Reddit, and yesterday you might have saw I posted a little fundraiser
 here in the Apple subreddit basically stating all the proceeds for the day from Apollo (it's a free app but has some in-app
 purchases for some cool extra Pro/Ultra features) will go to the my local SPCA animal shelter in Nova Scotia. It's definitely
 the hardest time of the year for them right now, because cats give birth in tremendous numbers in these warm months
 (dubbed Kitten Season) which creates a massive influx of orphaned and abandoned kitties, and shelters are seriously
 strained and need all the help they can get.
 for the shelter, but legitimat
 in my wildest dreams I did not expect so many people to
 I was hoping to do some
 come out and give support, I'm truly unable to form cohesive thoughts right now. They are legitimately such great people
 at that shelter, just for one example we recently had a cat in the community who was found badly abused and they looked
 after her, helped her with her bad leg (it ended up requiring an amputation) and now Phoebe got adopted into a loving
 home.Like that's just one example.
 I also got my two cats Ruby and Hugo from there. Here's Ruby spinning in circles in delight when I told her:
 http://i.imgur.com/QWyckgy.gifv and here's Hugo somewhat annoyed I woke him up to tell him but undoubtedly stoked
 inside: https://i.imgur.com/S5ztwoT.gifv
Reddit really does save lives. This shows when people with like minds arise together, we can change the world.

Reddit really does save lives. This shows when people with like minds arise together, we can change the world.

Being Alone, Ass, and Best Friend: Poated by 284 AITA For distancing myself from my bf after he admitted he was raped? Im a 20yo woman currently dating my 24 yo boyfriend of 5 months. Hes tall, muscular, blonde with blue eyes. Hes also really dominant and works at a start up doing marketing. In general hes very smart, funny, yadda yadda you get it. I like him. However even though our sex life is good hes been having trouble performing starting a week and a half ago. I thought it was me at first soi asked him and he started to break down a bit before crying. Hes just started seeing a therapist or "counselor about his childhood. Then he tells me that he was raped as an 11 year old by his stepbrother, multiple times when he was young. This floored me as up until this point he seemed so macho and sort of like a "tough guy" and nows hes confessing to being raped by another man while completely being in tears and holding me. I held him back and let him vent but i ended up leaving (we were at his apartment). I completely understand that its horrible being a rape victim but honestly i dont know if i could see him the same way again. I had this image of him thats completely shattered and honestly everytime i see him text me I just feel weird now. My best friend thinks i should try to keep dating him for a bit but im really not attracted to him like i was before. We're not broken up yet but im considering it kinda. AITA? 783 Comments Share Save Give Award Hide Report TOP (SUGGESTED) SORT BY ok points 9 houre ago765 YTA, Holy fucking shit. You're a monster. You're truly a horrible person and I honestly hope you never find love in your life again. You're so lucky that you don't have a single fucking clue on what it's like to be raped. Your boyfriend, who trusted you enough to show his feelings and confess a secret that's probably been haunting his dreams and his waking moments for years, is a strong man for living through that. He's still "macho". He's still a "tough guy". If you see him as a lesser person because of something he couldn't control, then you make me sick Rape DESTROYS people. It stays with them, it makes them feel subhuman. How dare you leave a man that honestly deserves so much better than an inhuman psycho like you on his own after he just broke down! He probably feels betrayed and ashamed. Good luck getting him to open up again; you've CRUSHED him. You took his heart that he gave to you and crushed it right in front of his goddamn face. Then you just left because boo fucking hoo, he's somehow less manly" to your judgmental ass. Fucking shame on you. I've witnessed someone have a PTSD episode over someone molesting them. I had to sit there completely heartbroken and useless, watching her shake and sob and scream, "I CAN FEEL HER TOUCHING ME! SHE'S TOUCHING ME! I didn't want to touch her in case it made it worse. Seeing such a look of pure terror on her face is one of the scariest things I've ever seen. In that moment, she went through unimaginable torture. She was beaten to a pulp, chewed up, and spit out. She was taken back to that horrible place and tortured That's what your boyfriend feels. That's the kind of torture that he faces. And yet through all of it, he's able to get up and put a smile on his face. Is that not tough? Is that not macho? I doubt someone as horrible as you could go a day without complaining if you chipped a fucking nail. Shame on you. Shame, shame, shame, shame, shame. You've disrespected every man who's ever been raped. You've disrespected every rape victim. You've disrespected my friends whove been raped. Fuck you. I hate you. Go ahead and leave him. He deserves far, far better. It's hard enough being a rape victim, let alone a male rape victim, Show him these replies to make him see that it wasn't his fault. Then apologize and leave. Fucking shame on you. Shame, shame, shame. Reply Share Report Save Give Award Did this person really think they weren’t the asshole?
Being Alone, Ass, and Best Friend: Poated by
 284
 AITA For distancing myself from my bf after he admitted he was raped?
 Im a 20yo woman currently dating my 24 yo boyfriend of 5 months.
 Hes tall, muscular, blonde with blue eyes. Hes also really dominant and works at a start up doing marketing. In general
 hes very smart, funny, yadda yadda you get it. I like him.
 However even though our sex life is good hes been having trouble performing starting a week and a half ago. I thought it
 was me at first soi asked him and he started to break down a bit before crying. Hes just started seeing a therapist or
 "counselor about his childhood.
 Then he tells me that he was raped as an 11 year old by his stepbrother, multiple times when he was young. This floored
 me as up until this point he seemed so macho and sort of like a "tough guy" and nows hes confessing to being raped by
 another man while completely being in tears and holding me.
 I held him back and let him vent but i ended up leaving (we were at his apartment).
 I completely understand that its horrible being a rape victim but honestly i dont know if i could see him the same way
 again. I had this image of him thats completely shattered and honestly everytime i see him text me I just feel weird now.
 My best friend thinks i should try to keep dating him for a bit but im really not attracted to him like i was before. We're not
 broken up yet but im considering it kinda. AITA?
 783 Comments Share Save Give Award Hide Report
 TOP (SUGGESTED)
 SORT BY
 ok points 9 houre ago765
 YTA, Holy fucking shit. You're a monster. You're truly a horrible person and I honestly hope you never find love in your life
 again.
 You're so lucky that you don't have a single fucking clue on what it's like to be raped. Your boyfriend, who trusted you
 enough to show his feelings and confess a secret that's probably been haunting his dreams and his waking moments for
 years, is a strong man for living through that. He's still "macho". He's still a "tough guy". If you see him as a lesser person
 because of something he couldn't control, then you make me sick
 Rape DESTROYS people. It stays with them, it makes them feel subhuman. How dare you leave a man that honestly
 deserves so much better than an inhuman psycho like you on his own after he just broke down! He probably feels
 betrayed and ashamed. Good luck getting him to open up again; you've CRUSHED him. You took his heart that he gave
 to you and crushed it right in front of his goddamn face. Then you just left because boo fucking hoo, he's somehow less
 manly" to your judgmental ass.
 Fucking shame on you. I've witnessed someone have a PTSD episode over someone molesting them. I had to sit there
 completely heartbroken and useless, watching her shake and sob and scream, "I CAN FEEL HER TOUCHING ME! SHE'S
 TOUCHING ME! I didn't want to touch her in case it made it worse. Seeing such a look of pure terror on her face is one
 of the scariest things I've ever seen. In that moment, she went through unimaginable torture. She was beaten to a pulp,
 chewed up, and spit out. She was taken back to that horrible place and tortured
 That's what your boyfriend feels. That's the kind of torture that he faces. And yet through all of it, he's able to get up and
 put a smile on his face. Is that not tough? Is that not macho? I doubt someone as horrible as you could go a day without
 complaining if you chipped a fucking nail.
 Shame on you. Shame, shame, shame, shame, shame. You've disrespected every man who's ever been raped. You've
 disrespected every rape victim. You've disrespected my friends whove been raped. Fuck you. I hate you. Go ahead and
 leave him. He deserves far, far better.
 It's hard enough being a rape victim, let alone a male rape victim, Show him these replies to make him see that it wasn't
 his fault. Then apologize and leave. Fucking shame on you. Shame, shame, shame.
 Reply Share Report Save Give Award
Did this person really think they weren’t the asshole?

Did this person really think they weren’t the asshole?

Being Alone, Ass, and Best Friend: 284 AITA For distancing myself from my bf after he admitted he was raped? Im a 20yo woman currently dating my 24 yo boyfriend of 5 months. Hes tall, muscular, blonde with blue eyes. Hes also really dominant and works at a start up deoing marketing. In general hes very smart, funny, yadda yadda you get it. I like him. However even though our sex life is good hes been having trouble performing starting a week and a half ago. I thought it was me at first so i asked him and he started to break down a bit before crying. Hes just started seeing a therapist or "counselor" about his childhood. Then he tells me that he was raped as an 11 year old by his stepbrother, multiple times when he was young. This floored me as up until this point he seemed so macho and sort of like a "tough guy" and nows hes confessing to being raped by another man while completely being in tears and holding me. I held him back and let him vent but i ended up leaving (we were at his apartment). Icompletely understand that its horible being a rape victim but honestly i dont know ifi could see him the same way again, I had this image of him thats completely shattered and honestly everytime i see him text me I just feel weird now. My best friend thinks i should try to keep dating him for a bit but im really not attracted to him like i was before. We're not broken up yet but im considering it kinda. AITA? 783 Comments Share Save Give Award Hide Report SORT BY TOP (SUGGESTED) achwenomorph 2.0k points Phours ago 3765 YTA. Holy fucking shit. You're a monster. You're truly a horrible person and I honestly hope you never find love in your life again. You're so lucky that you don't have a single fucking clue on what it's like to be raped. Your boyfriend, who trusted you enough to show his feelings and confess a secret that's probably been haunting his dreams and his waking moments for years, is a strong man for living through that. He's still "macho". He's still a "tough guy". If you see him as a lesser person because of something he couldn't control, then you make me sick. Rape DESTROYS people. It stays with them, it makes them feel subhuman. How dare you leave a man that honestly deserves so much better than an inhuman psycho like you on his own after he just broke down! He probably feels betrayed and ashamed. Good luck getting him to open up again; youve CRUSHED him. You took his heart that he gave to you and crushed it right in front of his goddamn face. Then you just left because boo fucking hoo, he's somehow "less manly" to your judgmental ass. Fucking shame on you. Ive witnessed someone have a PTSD episode over someone molesting them. I had to sit there, completely heartbroken and useless, watching her shake and sob and scream, "I CAN FEEL HER TOUCHING ME! SHE'S TOUCHING ME!! I didn't want to touch her in case it made it worse. Seeing such a look of pure terror on her face is one of the scariest things I've ever seen. In that moment, she went through unimaginable torture. She was beaten to a pulp. chewed up, and spit out. She was taken back to that horrible place and tortured. That's what your boyfriend feels. That's the kind of torture that he faces. And yet through all of it, he's able to get up and put a smile on his face. Is that not tough? Is that not macho? I doubt someone as horrble as you could go a day without complaining if you chipped a fucking nail. Shame on you. Shame, shame, shame, shame, shame. You've disrespected every man who's ever been raped. You've disrespected every rape victim. You've disrespected my friends whove been raped. Fuck you.I hate you. Go ahead and leave him, He deserves far, far better. Its hard enough being a rape victim, let alone a male rape victim. Show him these replies to make him see that it wasn't his fault. Then apologize and leave. Fucking shame on you. Shame, shame, shame. Reply Share Report Save Give Award This woman is truly trashy
Being Alone, Ass, and Best Friend: 284
 AITA For distancing myself from my bf after he admitted he was raped?
 Im a 20yo woman currently dating my 24 yo boyfriend of 5 months.
 Hes tall, muscular, blonde with blue eyes. Hes also really dominant and works at a start up deoing marketing. In general
 hes very smart, funny, yadda yadda you get it. I like him.
 However even though our sex life is good hes been having trouble performing starting a week and a half ago. I thought it
 was me at first so i asked him and he started to break down a bit before crying. Hes just started seeing a therapist or
 "counselor" about his childhood.
 Then he tells me that he was raped as an 11 year old by his stepbrother, multiple times when he was young. This floored
 me as up until this point he seemed so macho and sort of like a "tough guy" and nows hes confessing to being raped by
 another man while completely being in tears and holding me.
 I held him back and let him vent but i ended up leaving (we were at his apartment).
 Icompletely understand that its horible being a rape victim but honestly i dont know ifi could see him the same way
 again, I had this image of him thats completely shattered and honestly everytime i see him text me I just feel weird now.
 My best friend thinks i should try to keep dating him for a bit but im really not attracted to him like i was before. We're not
 broken up yet but im considering it kinda. AITA?
 783 Comments
 Share Save Give Award Hide Report
 SORT BY TOP (SUGGESTED)
 achwenomorph 2.0k points
 Phours ago
 3765
 YTA. Holy fucking shit. You're a monster. You're truly a horrible person and I honestly hope you never find love in your life
 again.
 You're so lucky that you don't have a single fucking clue on what it's like to be raped. Your boyfriend, who trusted you
 enough to show his feelings and confess a secret that's probably been haunting his dreams and his waking moments for
 years, is a strong man for living through that. He's still "macho". He's still a "tough guy". If you see him as a lesser person
 because of something he couldn't control, then you make me sick.
 Rape DESTROYS people. It stays with them, it makes them feel subhuman. How dare you leave a man that honestly
 deserves so much better than an inhuman psycho like you on his own after he just broke down! He probably feels
 betrayed and ashamed. Good luck getting him to open up again; youve CRUSHED him. You took his heart that he gave
 to you and crushed it right in front of his goddamn face. Then you just left because boo fucking hoo, he's somehow "less
 manly" to your judgmental ass.
 Fucking shame on you. Ive witnessed someone have a PTSD episode over someone molesting them. I had to sit there,
 completely heartbroken and useless, watching her shake and sob and scream, "I CAN FEEL HER TOUCHING ME! SHE'S
 TOUCHING ME!! I didn't want to touch her in case it made it worse. Seeing such a look of pure terror on her face is one
 of the scariest things I've ever seen. In that moment, she went through unimaginable torture. She was beaten to a pulp.
 chewed up, and spit out. She was taken back to that horrible place and tortured.
 That's what your boyfriend feels. That's the kind of torture that he faces. And yet through all of it, he's able to get up and
 put a smile on his face. Is that not tough? Is that not macho? I doubt someone as horrble as you could go a day without
 complaining if you chipped a fucking nail.
 Shame on you. Shame, shame, shame, shame, shame. You've disrespected every man who's ever been raped. You've
 disrespected every rape victim. You've disrespected my friends whove been raped. Fuck you.I hate you. Go ahead and
 leave him, He deserves far, far better.
 Its hard enough being a rape victim, let alone a male rape victim. Show him these replies to make him see that it wasn't
 his fault. Then apologize and leave. Fucking shame on you. Shame, shame, shame.
 Reply Share Report Save Give Award
This woman is truly trashy

This woman is truly trashy

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Craigslist, Dude, and Food: 11:08
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 north)
 Mirror (White) for Sale - $5.00
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I can’t even with this one. Dude must really want that 5 dollars.. and the picture is just priceless 🤣

I can’t even with this one. Dude must really want that 5 dollars.. and the picture is just priceless 🤣

Lost, Time, and How: My first child just lost his first tooth and for the first time I'm truly floored by how fast the years have flown by
Lost, Time, and How: My first child just lost his first tooth and for the first time I'm truly floored by how fast the years have flown by

My first child just lost his first tooth and for the first time I'm truly floored by how fast the years have flown by

Confused, Crying, and Facebook: Just now So let me tell ya'll about how I got clocked as a trans/non-binary person today, that ended in me crying like a giant baby Had to go out in the blazing heat to make a return. I've already missed a doctors appointment today for like the first time in years due to me running behind, so I'm honestly pretty spent fuse wise at this point. I'm also panicked because I, like the idiot I am, took one of the tags off of this $65 piece of clothing, and don't know if theyll take it back even though its been less than 24 hours Manager comes out from the back to meet me (small boutique) and is taking down all my information like my name etc. Of course there is emphasis, as always, on the first name Jack bit (Jack not Jackie, etc). She doesn't hassle me about the return and it seems to go okay but then holds onto the receipt, turns down a phone call and says she'd like to walk me to the front door. Okay then...not sure what the result of this transaction has been. As we're walking over she turns and bluntly asks "Are you nonbinary?" I'm not one to hide it and its a pretty public (safe) place so I instantly reply yes. Her face lights up, I'm confused, and she starts telling me how her nephew (who still uses that term she emphasized) just came out as nonbinary, and how they are all trying use they/them pronouns, even her old super catholic grandmother, and how their parents are working to find a school that works with gender expression where they live and what she could do as an Aunt to help her newly dubbed Phoenix with this process (who is on the younger trans side being only 11) Consider me floored at this point. We ended up talking for about 15 minutes or so about were we are from, former military spouse bits, PFLAG, pride and trans memes on Facebook and more. At the end she asked me if it was okay to give me a hug and promised me that no matter how much the world threw hate at people like her nephew and me, there would always be those around that would do their best to support us Needless to say I left post-hug out of that store in tears. But they were happy tears. It thrills me to know that even though it didn't go right for me with my family, there are still people out there making sure that the kids coming out in today's world won't have to. If that wasn't the best end to a month of pride - 1 don't know what is. Amazing experience I had today that I wanted to share - (SS of my FB to keep within image restrictions)
Confused, Crying, and Facebook: Just now
 So let me tell ya'll about how I got clocked as a trans/non-binary person today,
 that ended in me crying like a giant baby
 Had to go out in the blazing heat to make a return. I've already missed a
 doctors appointment today for like the first time in years due to me running
 behind, so I'm honestly pretty spent fuse wise at this point. I'm also panicked
 because I, like the idiot I am, took one of the tags off of this $65 piece of
 clothing, and don't know if theyll take it back even though its been less than 24
 hours
 Manager comes out from the back to meet me (small boutique) and is taking
 down all my information like my name etc. Of course there is emphasis, as
 always, on the first name Jack bit (Jack not Jackie, etc). She doesn't hassle
 me about the return and it seems to go okay but then holds onto the receipt,
 turns down a phone call and says she'd like to walk me to the front door. Okay
 then...not sure what the result of this transaction has been.
 As we're walking over she turns and bluntly asks "Are you nonbinary?" I'm not
 one to hide it and its a pretty public (safe) place so I instantly reply yes. Her
 face lights up, I'm confused, and she starts telling me how her nephew (who
 still uses that term she emphasized) just came out as nonbinary, and how they
 are all trying use they/them pronouns, even her old super catholic
 grandmother, and how their parents are working to find a school that works
 with gender expression where they live and what she could do as an Aunt to
 help her newly dubbed Phoenix with this process (who is on the younger trans
 side being only 11)
 Consider me floored at this point. We ended up talking for about 15 minutes or
 so about were we are from, former military spouse bits, PFLAG, pride and
 trans memes on Facebook and more. At the end she asked me if it was okay
 to give me a hug and promised me that no matter how much the world threw
 hate at people like her nephew and me, there would always be those around
 that would do their best to support us
 Needless to say I left post-hug out of that store in tears. But they were happy
 tears. It thrills me to know that even though it didn't go right for me with my
 family, there are still people out there making sure that the kids coming out in
 today's world won't have to. If that wasn't the best end to a month of pride - 1
 don't know what is.
Amazing experience I had today that I wanted to share - (SS of my FB to keep within image restrictions)

Amazing experience I had today that I wanted to share - (SS of my FB to keep within image restrictions)