nerdy-nicole: A Baptist church in North Carolina has voted to stop legally marrying anyone until homosexuals have marriage equality. valjeans: “As people of faith, affirming the Christian teaching that before God all people are equal, we will no longer participate in this discrimination,” the church’s statement says. The vote was unanimous and brought tears to the eyes of some of...
I would always rather be happy than dignified.– Charlotte Brontë (via girlwithoutwings)
Why Kristen Stewart Matters: A Screed About Girls,... →
katespencer: The other day I found myself standing in front of a rack of princess costumes at the Disney Store. We set out to find a last minute costume for Baby E, and the lady at the Sunglass Hut directed us there after we failed to find the pop-up Halloween store in the mall. “They have a ton of princess costumes on clearance!” she gushed. As we left the store I turned to Anthony and...
A book, too, can be a star, ‘explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh...– Madeleine L’Engle (via -daydream-believer-)
American Library Association statement on the... →
stfuconservatives: “The dissolution of a library is unacceptable. Libraries serve as the cornerstone of our democracy and must be safeguarded. An informed public constitutes the very foundation of a democracy, and libraries ensure that everyone has free access to information. “
Truth & Freedom.
I grew up attending American public school, being taught that I lived in the greatest country in the world. I grew up being told that I lived in a country built on freedom. On the freedom of the people. Being told that my country was founded on freedom of speech, freedom of religion. I was told that these were great things. That these were things that our constitution defended. They told us how...
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance,...– Lemony Snicket (via prettybooks)
The Right of Citizens to Videotape Police →
hitrecordjoe: “An officer told Glik to turn off his camera. When Glik refused…”
sofivondeath: Keith Olbermann’s Special Comment: Why Occupy Wall Street needs Michael Bloomberg