“Many farcical, illogical, incomprehensible transactions are subsumed by the mania of lust.” ― Philip Roth, Sabbath’s Theater
This reblog has been waiting patiently in my drafts box for Kristin to get through the first six seasons of Buffy (spoilers are bad). Today the original slaughterhouse90210 posting of it turns 1 year old. Happy anniversary.
"I’ve identified as queer since I was 12, but recently got together with a male friend of mine. Identifying as gay was such a huge part of my life, and now I am afraid I won’t be welcome in the LGBT community."
3:15 = the proudest I have EVER EVER BEEN of Kristin Russo
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered under the gender-neutral name of “K.V. Switzer”. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” however, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire Marathon. These photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.
“In 1981 I happened to see Joe Strummer – he was the singer for the punk rock band The Clash – on the tube. I saw him sitting on the other side of the seat, but I thought he was too private – he might get too angry – but I was trying to be brave, I went up to him and asked him ‘may I take a picture of you.’ he smiled and said ‘yes’, and I clicked several shots. Just before he got off the train he said to me, ‘You should take photos of whatever you want. That’s punk.’ ” Herbie Yamaguchi