17 Quotes from LGBTQ+ Trailblazers

17 Quotes from LGBTQ+ Trailblazers

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It’s Pride month!   Now is the time for freedom, celebration, liberation, and love! The LGBTQ+ community has fought hard (and is still fighting) against societal and systemic oppression every single day (especially the Transgender community; here’s a list of all the lives that have been lost in 2018 alone).   This month is a time to celebrate how far we’ve come, to acknowledge the oppressions and inequalities that are still so prevalent, and to keep marching toward and fighting for the revolution we need.   It is also a time to recognize and remember the activists who got us here. We wouldn’t …

7 Quotes from Modern Poets For When You’ve Got the Sads

7 Quotes from Modern Poets For When You’ve Got the Sads

Poetry is one of the oldest forms of writing in existence. It has been the go-to for both writers and avid-readers in need of a way to express themselves, clear their heads, and share thoughts that can’t always be easy to share since the beginning of time, and, with such a rise in modern poets hitting the big time and making waves in the press, it’s right now as popular and relevant as ever. Yay, poets! Yay, poems! Yay, poetry!   Here are seven of my favorite quotes from modern poets for the days when you’re feeling down and need a little help getting …