Men write universal stories. Women write stories for girls. Men write Literature. Women write chick lit. Even in a world where women do publish in heavier numbers than men do, they are underscored, underseen, and undervalued. Twilight is and will remain a crucial part of YA’s history — YA’s female-driven history — despite or in spite of the fact it doesn’t garner the same praises that those held up as idols within the community do. Men like John Green become symbols of YA’s forward progress and Seriousness as a category, whereas Stephenie Meyer gets to be a punchline.
Fat is just a description. It’s not a prescription - and it’s certainly not an invitation for hate, for exclusion, for ridicule, for assaults against my body. And it sure as heck ain’t an excuse to make judgments about my health or my morality.
Todas as noites, quando deito na cama, eu penso em você e sempre acabo pegando no sono sorrindo.
Agora meu patriota, em nome do meu sertão, acompanha seu vigário nesta eterna gratidão. Aceita nossa homenagem, o jumento é nosso irmão.