22 yr old North Carolinian who loves politics, hanging out at home with my imaginary dog, valentino shoes, and The Cranberries.

 

People want to believe gender is something that’s essential, and people repeat these essentialist ideas all the time. “Oh, women do that” and “Oh, men do that” and the reality is that all women don’t anything. We as individuals do what we do, you know, and sometimes that’s informed by gender and sometimes it’s just who we are. And I think all that just makes people really, really uncomfortable because they don’t want to think about who they are.

Laverne Cox   (via thatkindofwoman)

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