g*psy is a racial slur just fyi not a white girl lifestyle
I have too many followers with that in their URL and I see it and just ugh
"I’m of Romani descent actually and I could not find better words to describe what I’m feeling inside than Gipsy Dharma. We’re beautiful, proud people and most importantly we’re free inside our minds and are very connected with the planet we live in. I want this word for once to be associated with something beautiful, but some people especially those born the US are taking political correctness way too far. Americans with some gipsy roots are not gipsies, they are Americans with some biological gipsy roots only, who studied some history while sitting in from of their computer screen in their comfortable western apartments - those are completely different cultures and one cannot speak for the other. Just to give you an example, the only time I receive messages speaking of some kind of racism or disrespect come from people who have no gipsy roots whatsoever. And at the same time I receive almost daily praise from fellow gipsies saying how good it is that for the first time someone is trying to glorify the term in all its beauty. So I hope that one day and with my help, for every negative meaning associated with this word there will be numerous positive meanings.
Simply preventing people from saying the word isn’t going to change anything, I’m sure you can think of numerous examples yourself. One needs to change the meaning associated with the word to actually make a difference.”
-via the only gipsy I’ve ever had the pleasure to ask about it, regarding her clothing brand gispy dharma. https://www.facebook.com/GiPsy.Dharma.Unique.Clothing
the idea of people having to be ‘useful’ is just so gross, like people do not exist to be used
having to produce something and have a use is a capitalist ideal and not an intrinsic part of humanity
just by being alive you are human and you are worth something and you can never be useless
this has been sitting in my ask box a while. I read it every once in a while but it’s not clicking.
advice is great and all but ultimately I don’t feel bad or guilty about not making art. I am worth so much more than my ability to work and make things. I’m bummed that no one can seem to understand my need to feel healthier, instead insisting that I just power through it and work extra double hard to make up for it. this way of life is not for me. it’s all about making money or being constantly busy with something. I don’t want to be busy. I want to feel like I have the time to learn about the things that interest me without making it my civic duty to sell some kind of fucking product at the end. I’m tired. infinitely tired. no amount of relaxing can satiate my urge to be still. also don’t take this response as an attack. more of like a slow sigh that I’m expelling into the space around my head until I’m completely deflated.
lately it’s been more on greenwitch-ofthe-ganjagarden.tumblr.com than here.
Hmm, thats really intriguing and Ive never heard of this before. Though one time this new age lady came up to me and said I “radiated such strong feminine energies that no wonder I was gay”
Personally, I think homosexuality is as normal as heterosexuality in nature and they both bring diversity to the human species and the animal kingdom. We see it in animals too, but as for women evolving to become solely attracted to women, well Id have to see some research on it or some more evidence which points to that because I don’t really know. I mean we still need a man and a woman to fertilize an egg like you say, but maybe in an advanced society we will have evolved to be hermaphroditic like seahorses. We all have male and female aspects, despite our differentiating genitals.
I know that the levels of estrogen in the city water has been said to have an effect on early development of breast tissue and periods for young girls and the feminization of boys and I often think about whether I would be the same me that I am if certain things didn’t happen in my life, or if things were different but I can’t see myself being any other way after all I’ve come through. I do know that what was holding me back about being true to myself about who I am was some of the trauma that I suffered and had that not happened I would have probably come to terms with myself a lot earlier on in life, but looking back I couldn’t change who I am even if I wanted to. Sorry for going off on a tangent… this is all really new to me and laying on my heart, I know Im not really answering your question.
I don’t think men will be “useless” in the future unless an advanced Matriarchal society gathers up all the sperm and freezes it for future breeding. (LOL)
I see no reason that this isn’t happening. trans women and women can continue this species without men.
My grandma probably doesn’t have much longer to live because she has been a smoker for like fifty years and has lung cancer. She was essentially my mother for the first couple of years of my life and I am very attached to her. when I was little I always told her I would visit her when I was grown up and she always told me that I would get busy with my life and stop wanting to come around.
she grew up in the great depression with no mother. she was the oldest girl so she acted as the caretaker for her many siblings. she never really had much of anything so she just doesn’t ask for anything or feel like she deserves it. she feels bad having her son go pick up her medications for her. talking to her upsets me because I am not sure that deep down she believes that she has a lot of value and you can tell by the way she talks about herself.
talking on the phone is hard for me to begin with, doubly so because she can’t hear me very well. I want to make her feel like she isn’t alone. I don’t want her to die sad. she has watched cancer claim many members of her immediate family, and while she seems to be at peace with the fact that she is dying, I know that she is a sensitive soul and that she gets depressed living by herself.
I have seen less and less of her over the years, and I probably only saw her once or twice last year for a couple of hours each time. it isn’t that I don’t want to spend time with her, its just that being around her makes me hurt and scared, and then guilty.
I want to be able to give back to this wonderful woman who raised me and taught me what unconditional love looks like, but I am so petrified by my emotions that I don’t know how. does anyone have any suggestions?