I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then.
My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you’ve been mean to someone, they won’t believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it’s time to stop being nice, then destroy them.
Clinton recalled a scene in New Hampshire before the 2008 presidential primary. She was at a campaign event and a couple young men held up a sign that said, “Iron my shirt.” Clinton said she thought to herself, “Iron it yourself.”
So often your mouth feels like the sky
in a dark, buttoned up gown. Remember, that female bird
wasn’t built to sing either, in accordance with science.
Laverne Cox is the most visible trans person of color in the world and she has helped millions of people to learn about trans people and the discrimination they face. I think Laverne Cox is one of the most important and influential people in the world and should’ve been included in the TIME 100.
A lot of serious news reporting has become more entertainment-driven and more opinion-driven as opposed to factual," she said. "People book onto the shows, political figures, commentators who will be controversial, who will be provocative because it’s a good show. You might not learn anything, but you might be entertained and I think that’s just become an unfortunate pattern that I wish could be broken.