Oneironaut. 24.

Part-time philosopher.
Full-time adventurer.
Raconteur. Fabulist.
Storyteller.

Scruffy-looking, passionate,
bisexual, feminist gamer
with a lot of adjectives and
very little time for bullshit.
The Library Harlot
Impractical and Fabulous

ginandjack:

sonneillonv:

“Look around your college classroom, spot the virgins. See, this seems like a game until you skip over the girl with a short skirt and hair in front of her eyes because you heard last summer that she slept with like nineteen guys. You can’t see her hands, but they’re under the table, pulling a rosary through her fingers as she tries to wash the sin off her. She’s only ever kissed three people in her whole life and they’re all girls. She turned down the wrong guy and he told everyone she’s “a whore.” The label “slut” stuck to the bottom of her shoe and swallowed her up. But that quiet girl who is always reading probably never touched someone else’s penis, you figure, because you don’t know that she goes home and strips down and pulls on tight black leather, you don’t know she’s got a set of whips that could make any set of knees quiver, you don’t know because she’s proud of what she does but she’s not stupid enough to let anyone know about it. She’s sexy, just not here, not where people judge. See, the truth is: you have no idea who has lost their virginity, because it doesn’t change you. It doesn’t give you some kind of glow or superpower or stamp on your forehead. You know the feeling of waking up on your birthday and thinking “I don’t feel any older whatsoever”? That’s what maybe they’re all so afraid of you finding out: sex doesn’t change you. Sex doesn’t make you an animal, sex doesn’t suddenly make your relationship a million times more stable or intimate or romantic - it can’t fix what’s broken, although it can make the pain go away for a bit. Sex doesn’t really occur with eighty tea lights and a thick white rug. Sex is ugly and loud and frequently awkward, sex is excellent and breathtaking and when you wake up the next morning, you’re the exact same person. There’s not some magical connection with the person in bed beside you. Believe it or not, pregnancy isn’t some kind of punishment - but practice safe sex, get tested, don’t spread your germs around. They want to tell you, “Sex can ruin you” and I’ve heard that a lot as a little girl, that some boy would join me under my sheets and then dump me four days after, used, unhappy. But I figured out that I’m not a fucking toy. Letting someone have sex with me is not letting them “use” me, because I’m not an object. My father said the issue lay in the fact “Men are insecure and need to know that they’re the best you ever had,” but I think that’s a steaming crock of absolute-wrong and if I didn’t tell the people I’m with how many others I’d slept beside, there would be literally no way for them to know my number, because I don’t rust, I don’t wear out, I don’t get bruised. I’m not a wilting fruit, I don’t go rotten. But here’s the thing: some people connect sex and emotion. I don’t personally because I am probably secretly an ice storm in disguise, but I still respect my partner’s desires. If they’re the type to want love and sex to coincide, I let them. I don’t make fun, I don’t pull one-night-stands or friends-with-benefits, because it’s not their “reputation” I’m afraid for: it’s their heart I’m defending. Here’s the thing: Instead of worrying about people’s “purity” and how it defines them as a person, worry instead about how you can protect other people’s emotions. Because here’s the thing: look around your room and spot the virgins. Look harder. You can’t tell. Sex doesn’t alter people, it doesn’t make them act in a certain way nor dress in a certain manner. Sex and personality have nothing to do with each other. There’s a reason that virginity doesn’t show on someone’s face: because having sex doesn’t cause you to change.”

"I lost my virginity to a boy I didn’t even love…" /// r.i.d (via i-blame-reagan)

(bolding mine)

reblogged 14 hours ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 6,930 notes via/source

I have never had a cat who loved being under blankets as much as Kitty does. I put the purple fuzzy blanket over him and he’s been sleeping there, totally content, for three hours now.

posted 23 hours ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 1 note

Not quite a new theme, but definitely a shakeup. I like it.

posted 23 hours ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 1 note

turkey-imported-from-maine:

firelorcl:

meladoodle:

i wanna be a reverse tooth fairy where i rob people and then scatter human teeth on their bed

a dentist

i dont know what your dentist is doing to you but i think you need to go to the police

reblogged 1 day ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 192,298 notes via/source
bayoread:

seen-on-the-screen:

The Mummy (1999)

Love this movie. 

I want to watch this again.

bayoread:

seen-on-the-screen:

The Mummy (1999)

Love this movie. 

I want to watch this again.

reblogged 1 day ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 31 notes via/source

pondweed:

To launch the introduction of the books I’ve been binding to my Etsy store, I’m holding a giveaway! Check out what you might win on my Etsy!

1st Prize:

  • one 11x15.5cm hand-bound coptic-stitched book of your choice from my shop
  • two art prints
  • and a postcard pack.

2nd Prize:

  • three 14.9x10.5cm soft-cover saddle-stitched notebooks
  • one art print
  • and a postcard pack.

3rd Prize:

  • two 14.9x10.5cm soft-cover saddle-stitched notebooks,
  • and a postcard park.

Rules & Conditions

  • Runs from 20/03/2014 — 24/04/2014.
  • Like and reblog to enter. You can reblog multiple times, but please consider your followers’ dashboards!
  • No giveaway only blogs.
  • Winners are picked with a random number generator. (First draw wins first prize, etc.)
  • This giveaway is international. 
  • Please be contactable, either by having your ask box open, or another means of contact clearly displayed. I’ll message you about postage details.
  • Best of luck!
reblogged 1 day ago @ 15 Apr 2014 with 5,233 notes via/source
ohcorny:

wow the cutest oglaf

ohcorny:

wow the cutest oglaf

reblogged 1 day ago @ 14 Apr 2014 with 6,675 notes via/source

frecklesrex:

6/? Favourite Supernatural Tumblr Posts

reblogged 2 days ago @ 14 Apr 2014 with 39,667 notes via/source

rita-haxx:

Fucking Christ

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fandomsandfeminism:

exfatalist:

trekual-innuendos:

Lets have a dystopian future movie where none of the actors are white

Not a single one

No reason

No explanation

There’s just no white people and not a single character questions it

Watch how quickly people notice and get pissed off

but wouldn’t it be better to put one white extra in the far background of a huge crowd shot for a few frames, so we could point to them every time someone gets pissed off?

And we could keep saying “Well, it’s more historically accurate this way” and never explaining it beyond that.

reblogged 4 days ago @ 12 Apr 2014 with 93,145 notes via/source

…Liz was a female chameleon…

reblogged 4 days ago @ 11 Apr 2014 with 207,448 notes via/source

sea-dilemma:

i-see-sams-town:

It’s a sign of growing up that I identify more and more with Giles

We all become Giles, in the end.

I’m pretty sure I was born Giles.

reblogged 6 days ago @ 10 Apr 2014 with 33,688 notes via/source

It reminds me of the “bike to work” movement. That is also portrayed as white, but in my city more than half of the people on bike are not white. I was once talking to a white activist who was photographing “bike commuters” and had only pictures of white people with the occasional “Black professional” I asked her why she didn’t photograph the delivery people, construction workers etc. … ie. the Black and [Latin@] and Asian people… and she mumbled something about trying to “improve the image of biking” then admitted that she didn’t really see them as part of the “green movement” since they “probably have no choice” –

I was so mad I wanted to quit working on the project she and I were collaborating on.

So, in the same way when people in a poor neighborhood grow food in their yards … it’s just being poor– but when white people do it they are saving the earth or something.

comment left on the Racialious blog post “Sustainable Food & Privilege: Why is Green always White (and Male and Upper-Class)” (via meggannn)

reasons why i get frustrated with the green movement, and white radical environmentalists getting ~shocked~ that their civil liberties are violated.

(via parteira)

   
reblogged 1 week ago @ 08 Apr 2014 with 40,832 notes via/source