I want a relationship where they know of us, but nothing about us.(via kushandwizdom)
A lot of people judge me; they think I’m pretty fucking weird. When I go on a photo shoot, the other industry models don’t know what to make of me. They’re usually like, ‘What the fuck is this?’ It’s difficult for me in the fashion world; people think I’m a gimmick and that I’m just being exploited for my differences. My interaction with people is stressful. We’re all mirrors to each other, and I think a lot of people tend to project their bullshit on me. I have to remember that when someone does judge me in a certain way, it’s just a reflection of their own issues. It just sucks that I have to be the one that receives it….
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Melanie Gaydos for StyleLikeU (TW for brief discussions of suicide and abuse)
A friend of my mother’s from high school attended a jazz festival last weekend
She was accosted by police officers with guns drawn and eventually slammed down onto the ground
A mature woman, 50+, enjoying a jazz festival and minding her own business
Not breaking any laws. Not causing any harm.
???? All I can say is why? But honestly I know why.
She is Black.
I’ve known in my bones things were bad. This just proves my plan for what country to flee to when shit really goes down race wise, is a valid plan