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I am a product of a society that does not want me, and my identity is the constant re-imagining of old constructs, living in the border space between who i want to be and who i am... i wish not to (re)cover my past, but heal the wounds to my future

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.

—Bob Marley (via kushandwizdom)

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larespuestamedia:

The #YoungLords, a militant community-based group in the 1960s & ’70s, honored with a street naming today in #ElBarrio, #NYC. Photo: Andrew Padilla

larespuestamedia:

The #YoungLords, a militant community-based group in the 1960s & ’70s, honored with a street naming today in #ElBarrio, #NYC. Photo: Andrew Padilla

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trans-folx-fighting-eds:

SIGNAL BOOST NEEDED AND GREATLY APPRECIATED!                           This is the kick-off for T-FFED: Trans* Folx Fighting Eating Disorders’ visibility project!! Let’s put faces and names to the epidemic of eating disorders in our communities. We need your help to increase awareness and show that we are not just statistics or a vague theoretical issue! (This will also help T-FFED get necessary funding so we can heal our communities and train medical professionals!!!) Using these pictures as a guide, please- if you can find the voice, strength and vulnerability- post a picture of yourself holding a placard/sign with your name, the (multiple) identities you claim, and how an ED has affected you personally, someone you love, your trans* community, etc. Use your creativity but please keep this to discussing trans*/genderqueer/non-binary experiences.

We understand this takes GUTS, chutzpah, cojones… but part of recovery is coming into voice, eschewing silence and overcoming shame! We are so very grateful you’d share your experience with us and with social media. PLEASE make sure to tag your picture #transfolxfightingeds, or email it to us at transfolxfightingeds@gmail.com. The pictures will be used in a Facebook album and on our pending website- we want a whole wall of portraits to demonstrate how dire the need is and how widespread. Your participation and sharing is invaluable and we thank you SO much!!!!

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