Meet twelve women who have transformed the phrase “you play like a girl” into a huge compliment! Among them are Mo’ne Davis, a 13-year-old baseball pitcher who made history when she threw a complete-game shut out that led her team to the Little League World Series; Erin Dimeglio, the first varsity high school football quarterback in the state of Florida; and Billie Jean King, who won 39 Grand Slam titles in tennis.
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My brain and soul are really funny. As im doing my best to cope and deal with the uncertainty of this situation, all day my brain kept saying “listen to what’s up” and as i did i felt really good. But what about whats up is appropriate for what I’m dealing with?
“25 years and my life is still trying to get up that great big hill of hope for a destination”
“so i cry sometimes when I’m lying in bed just to get it all out what’s in my head and I’m feeling a little peculiar”
“and i try; oh my god do i try. I try all the time”
“and i pray oh my god do i pray. I pray every single day”
the guardian imagines what historical figures might look like today. my personal favourite is shakespeare, reincarnated as a shoreditch hipster.
but can you imagine how’d he’d sound a loft party?
"I’m going to subvert the whole, like, narrative ideal by telling you upfront that these two, like, teenagers are going to fall in love and die, and then do it. So there’s no more hiding in the words. Stark, yeah? And then, I think I’ll hide a sonnet in their big scene together, right? It’ll be subversive, because only, you know, people who are up on sonnets will get it…..what? No, she’s thirteen—a little edgy but that’s art, man. Art.”
Gentle reminder that people working in customer service are paid to be nice to you and you should not fucking flirt with them because you’re probably making them extremely uncomfortable you piece of shit don’t force us into engaging your gross ass