Heeey, it's Coming Out Day!And because you all know that I care a lot about LGBTQA+ issues and stuff, I just thought I'd say hey, and also congrats to anybody who came out today (or before). I respect you so, so much because I know that coming out is a terrifying and difficult thing to do. But, I also respect the people who didn't come out today. We don't all live in an environment where we feel like we can admit these things about ourselves; you might be stuck with unsupportive family, or in an area which is prejudiced, or simply that you're not ready yet. Hiding your true self can be just as hard as revealing it.More Like This
I just want to tell you all to keep going and keep hoping, you're all strong and you can make it.
I don't need to come out again, since you guys already know that I'm not straight or cis. But, I do want to say that I know what it's like to hide your true identity- I hid mine for years because I was taught that there was only one way to be and that anything else was freaky and wrong.
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sunlight and the violence of the day;
my words are failing me,
they are bleeding into the gutter
with the rest of my rust and ruin.
i still try to write meaning on my wrists
with this broken nib - the ink smeared
and took your name from my skin,
but not my heart.
my voice is choked by these thoughts
and the endless rush
of black, cold chaos. the surface slips
between my grasping fingers.
sail away from this maelstrom
before you drown with me.
Hazardous Red Chapter 2Gary and Duke both walked down the beautiful route known as Route 1 together. They haven’t even met a single pokémon yet, and both of them were anxious as to what they were going to get. The sun was still high in the sky as it graced the beautiful route with its beams of warm light. They were about half way through Route 1 when an idea popped into Gary’s head.More Like This
Gary: Hey Duke, how about a little bet?
Duke: Huh? What do you have in mind Gary?
Gary: Three things. One, for each new route, cave, or body of water that we come across, we can only catch one pokémon. Two, if any of our pokémon faint in a battle of any kind, we can’t use that pokémon again for the duration of the bet. And finally three, either of us will automatically lose if our entire party of pokémon faint.
Duke: Ooookay….Those are some heavy conditions. How do you win?
Gary: The way to win this bet is to beat the Elite 4 and beat Champion Lan
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Arcadia’s head poked out of her den, a bundle of tree branches tied together with a strand of twine in her mouth. Hinode was bounding towards her in his customary bouncy gait. The lion cub still had his fluffy cub fur, but now he was starting to become leggy and gangly, just like his older brother.
“Good morning, Dey,” Arcadia greeted her son, setting down the makeshift broom and bending down to touch noses with him. “Just sweeping out the den. What’s that you got there?”
“Ah, this?” Hinode looked down at the small pouch strapped to his side. “Auntie Flora told me to give this to you. What’s it for?”