Saying this because some people may need to hear it -
To anyone who has to dress, act, or present themselves in a way that does not match their sexual and/or gender identity when they go home over the holidays: it’s okay. Do what you have to do to feel safe and avoid an unwanted confrontation. There’s…
If your partner is consenting, you will see them meeting you halfway on stuff, responding to your touch, touching you back, making approving noises, positioning their body helpfully, making occasional eye contact, smiling, giggling, kissing you, smelling your skin.
If your partner pulls away, flinches, draws back, goes still, goes limp, freezes, is silent, looks unhappy, starts holding their breath, goes from meeting you halfway to merely allowing your touch: stop and check in with words. Maybe they’re ticklish? Maybe they want to stop. — Let’s talk about consent in practice. | Disrupting Dinner Parties (via veganthology)
An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar. The first one says, “I’ll have a pint.” The second asks for half a pint. The third asks for a quarter of a pint. “Alright, you fucking idiots,” the bartender says, and he pours two pints. “I hope you know your limits.”
(Source: thebadboys, via mahgpie)