Sprinkles Make the Sun Shine Brighter.


My name is Morgan.
I like big fluffy puppies, kitty cats, narwhals, jellyfish, pandas, unicorns, giraffes, dolphins, turtles, and many more.
Especially lions and tigers :D
But mostly wolves (:
They're my favorite (:
I'm random, I know.
I like playing the piano, even though I don't have one. Derp?
My kitty Scrambles is... Awesome.
I love taking pictures... My camera is just fantastic (:
I love music. Specifically Thrash Metal.
My favorite band is Metallica.
I like candy, even though I shouldn't eat all that sugar (:
I'm always freezing cold for some reason, but hey, cats are meant for blankets, right??
I love to talk, you can probably already tell because I seem annoying already.
I'm actually far more laid back than this.
I wrote most of this about 3 years ago.
My favorite foods include cereal, waffles, chicken fingers, and pancakes.
I pretty much live off them.
I have a stunning collection of Dasani water bottles(Shhh... It's top secret...).
Cupcakes are absolutely amazing.
Just like striped sweaters.
So... Meow.

Ask me anything
lulz-time:

Me when I walk with my mom somewhere 
are you spongebob or squidward I can’t tell
somehow I’m both

lulz-time:

Me when I walk with my mom somewhere 

are you spongebob or squidward I can’t tell

somehow I’m both

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jubilatio:

i love arcanine so very much

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i love arcanine so very much

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leaveyourkeyinthemailb0x:

"im not a feminist"

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thepoliticalfreakshow:
Flying Solo: This 92-Year-Old Transgender Widow Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

After serving as a pilot during WWII, Robina Asti transitioned to living as a woman in the 1970s.



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Now 92 years old, she fondly remembers spending time over the Pacific during World War II. She was only 21 at the time.
Getting her pilot’s license at just 18, Robina became a commercial pilot and flight instructor.




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In 1976, she decided to begin living as a woman “in body, soul, and mind.” The prejudice against her at that time was extraordinary.







Working as a vice president of a mutual fund, she would go to work in men’s clothing and then change in the evenings.
“It was quite burdensome, and I knew it would never be accepted then. So I quit and decided I had to live and work as a woman.”



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She legally changed the sex on her pilot’s license, her driver’s license, and obtained a U.S. passport as a woman. For Robina, it was a complete rebirth.



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She soon met Norwood Patton, the man who would one day become her husband.






When things became serious, Robina knew she would have to tell Norwood about her transition.






Less than a week later, Norwood came back.




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Every month, Norwood would ask for her hand in marriage. Every month, she would refuse.



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Finally in 2004, Robina married her longtime sweetheart in a small ceremony in an airplane hangar in Orange County, N.Y.
“It was, without a doubt, the finest time in my life.”



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Eight years later, Norwood passed away at the age of 97.



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After his passing, Robina applied for survivor benefits with the SSA. She was denied after it was determined she was “legally male” at the time of their marriage — despite all the legal documents she had in her possession.



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“I am so insulted that the Social Security Administration refused to recognize me as a woman and treated my marriage to Norwood in such a disrespectful way.”



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In June 2013, Lambda Legal filed a request for reconsideration on Robina’s behalf. After more than six months, there is still no word from the Social Security Administration.







She hopes that her case is a success, not for the money, but for “the act of humanity which is necessary here.”







And this is why equality is important. This is why respecting trans self-identification is important. Robina should not be having to fight this battle at the age of 92, but she is because of shitty gender essentialist laws. This is why inclusive feminism is so important, and why TERFs can take a long leap off a damn short cliff. 

geekygothgirl:

julianahuxtable:

thepoliticalfreakshow:

Flying Solo: This 92-Year-Old Transgender Widow Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

After serving as a pilot during WWII, Robina Asti transitioned to living as a woman in the 1970s.

After serving as a pilot during WWII, Robina Asti transitioned to living as a woman in the 1970s.

Now 92 years old, she fondly remembers spending time over the Pacific during World War II. She was only 21 at the time.

Getting her pilot’s license at just 18, Robina became a commercial pilot and flight instructor.

This 92-Year-Old Trans WWII Veteran Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

In 1976, she decided to begin living as a woman “in body, soul, and mind.” The prejudice against her at that time was extraordinary.

This 92-Year-Old Trans WWII Veteran Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

Working as a vice president of a mutual fund, she would go to work in men’s clothing and then change in the evenings.

“It was quite burdensome, and I knew it would never be accepted then. So I quit and decided I had to live and work as a woman.”

Working as a vice president of a mutual fund, she would go to work in men's clothing and then change in the evenings.

She legally changed the sex on her pilot’s license, her driver’s license, and obtained a U.S. passport as a woman. For Robina, it was a complete rebirth.

She legally changed the sex on her pilot's license, her driver's license, and obtained a U.S. passport as a woman. For Robina, it was a complete rebirth.

She soon met Norwood Patton, the man who would one day become her husband.

She soon met Norwood Patton, the man who would one day become her husband.

When things became serious, Robina knew she would have to tell Norwood about her transition.

When things became serious, Robina knew she would have to tell Norwood about her transition.

Less than a week later, Norwood came back.

This 92-Year-Old Trans WWII Veteran Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

Every month, Norwood would ask for her hand in marriage. Every month, she would refuse.

Every month, Norwood would ask for her hand in marriage. Every month, she would refuse.

Finally in 2004, Robina married her longtime sweetheart in a small ceremony in an airplane hangar in Orange County, N.Y.

“It was, without a doubt, the finest time in my life.”

Finally in 2004, Robina married her longtime sweetheart in a small ceremony in an airplane hangar in Orange County, N.Y.

Eight years later, Norwood passed away at the age of 97.

Eight years later, Norwood passed away at the age of 97.

After his passing, Robina applied for survivor benefits with the SSA. She was denied after it was determined she was “legally male” at the time of their marriage — despite all the legal documents she had in her possession.

After his passing, Robina applied for survivor benefits with the SSA. She was denied after it was determined she was "legally male" at the time of their marriage  despite all the legal documents she had in her possession.

“I am so insulted that the Social Security Administration refused to recognize me as a woman and treated my marriage to Norwood in such a disrespectful way.”

"I am so insulted that the Social Security Administration refused to recognize me as a woman and treated my marriage to Norwood in such a disrespectful way."

In June 2013, Lambda Legal filed a request for reconsideration on Robina’s behalf. After more than six months, there is still no word from the Social Security Administration.

This 92-Year-Old Trans WWII Veteran Is Fighting To Be Treated Like Any Other Widow

She hopes that her case is a success, not for the money, but for “the act of humanity which is necessary here.”

She hopes that her case is a success, not for the money, but for "the act of humanity which is necessary here."

And this is why equality is important. This is why respecting trans self-identification is important. Robina should not be having to fight this battle at the age of 92, but she is because of shitty gender essentialist laws. This is why inclusive feminism is so important, and why TERFs can take a long leap off a damn short cliff. 

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ABC News: Why Philip Seymour Hoffman's 23 years of sobriety didn't "cure" him →

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After more than two decades of sobriety, Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found inside his New York City apartment on Sunday, police said, with a needle stuck in his arm, dead from a possible heroin overdose.

Even with 23 years of abstinence under his belt, experts say that it’s not all that surprising Hoffman fell off the wagon.

"We treat addiction like you can make it go away with a 28-day stint in rehab and that’s the end of it, but that’s not how it works," said Dr. Joseph Shrand, a Harvard professor and the medical director of CASTLE, a teen addiction treatment center in Brockton, Mass. "It requires lifelong vigilance to stay clean."

Research suggests that the chance of relapse does diminish over time but always remains a possibility.

One analysis funded by National Institutes on Drug Abuse found that between 25 percent and 50 percent of substance users resume drug or alcohol use within 2 years after finishing treatment. But two years is typically the maximum length recovering addicts participate in studies so people who hold out longer aren’t captured in the data. In one of the few large, long-term studies that looked at addiction to opiates like heroin found that 25 percent of users relapsed after 15 years.

Relapses are so common, Shrand said, because drug dependency is a chronic condition not unlike diabetes or heart disease. So, while an addict can be in recovery, their addiction can only be managed, never fully cured.

And in a circumstance like Hoffman’s, where he had been off of drugs for years, Shrand said it’s easy for people to let their guard down.

"They get it in their mind that they can go back to using just once or just a little. Or maybe they think that they can use another substance other than their substance of choice and be fine, but they can’t," he said. "It just takes one moment of weakness to lead them down a path of destruction."

Heroin is especially habit-forming because it overrides the brain’s pleasure receptors, explained Dr. Jason Jerry, a professor of medicine with the Cleveland Clinic’s Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center.

"Heroin crosses the blood-brain barrier and is transformed chemically into morphine, a substance that gives the user a rush of euphoria," he said.

With each use, the brain craves another rush — and another and another. Over time, the brain is completely rewired so that getting high becomes an obsession and a compulsion, he said.

Ceasing heroin use doesn’t reverse changes to the brain, Jerry said. Once the circuitry is altered, the change is permanent. A brain primed for heroin always itches for the drug. This not only predisposes a user for a setback, it could also explain why slip-ups like Hoffman’s are so often fatal.

After using on a regular basis, the drug loses its potency, Jerry said. Eventually an addict needs a greater quantity of substance to get the same high.

"When you wake up the monster that has been lingering dormant in the brain for years, cravings for the drug are as strong ever, but tolerance is much lower," Jerry explained.

Addicts often lose sight of this and start with a dose that is close to the amount they took when they were actively using, he said.

"The brain may be ready for it, but the body can no longer handle it," he said.

Jerry stressed that he didn’t know if this is what happen in Hoffman’s case, but that it was common for addicts coming out of a relapse to overdose in this way.

Details surrounding Hoffman’s death are still emerging. By his own admission, the actor struggled with drug problems for years, beginning in his twenties.

Hoffman said he had kicked the habit for 23 years and had remained drug free until May 2013, when he briefly relapsed. He admitted to snorting heroin and checked himself into rehab.

Shrand said that no one should think of an addiction like Hoffman’s as a moral issue.

"This didn’t happen because he was weak," Shrand said. "This was an actual physical thing driven by the brain and his addiction didn’t go away just because he didn’t use for such a long time."

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shannibal-cannibal:

super1eklectic:

llvnos:

This. All of this.

MUTHAFUCKIN THANK YOU!

EXACTLY

shannibal-cannibal:

super1eklectic:

llvnos:

This. All of this.

MUTHAFUCKIN THANK YOU!

EXACTLY

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An open letter to Jared Padalecki that will probably never be read by him.

When I was 19, my doctor told me that I was going to die.

Now, as a 19 year old, I shouldn’t have gotten news like that. I should have gotten news that I had gotten into the college of my choice, or that I had saved up enough money that I could get my own car.

You might think, wow, that is sad. Now that’s a ‘tragedy’.

But does your opinion change when I tell you that I was told I was going to die because I had suffered from addiction for most of my life? Anorexia to be specific?

There is only one absolute in life: death affects everyone. You will die one day. It’s inventible.

I did not want to die at 19 years old. Without a full life behind me. So I fought. And now I am 21 years old and healthy.

I’ve won my battle for now but that doesn’t mean that i’m not in the middle of a war. A war that I constantly have to fight to win. What you fail to realize is that some people cannot win their war. They will never be able to come home from their battlefield.

What if I grow up and relapse? Does my battle become in vain? Does everything i’ve worked for go to the back burner because my addiction decided to take centre stage again?

You called PSH pathetic for not being able to beat his addiction but I don’t think you understand that you also called everyone who ever had an addiction pathetic. That you undermined all of our pain and our suffering in one word.

A life was lost on February 2nd. A battle against addiction was lost. But, statistically, 560 people lost their battle with addiction on that day too.

And if you ask me: that’s a fucking tragedy.

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seraphica:

The tiny velvet clay sculptures of Evgeny Hontor [x]

These are lovely!

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tamahi:

things ppl rly need to stop glorifying

  • not going outside
  • having social anxiety
  • being socially awkard
  • spending all of your time on the internet
  • not talking to people 
  • disliking people

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aresnakesreal:

bestpal:

this is so important

God i JUST FOUNF OUT WHAY THE ORIGINAL IMAGE IS SUPPOSED TO BE……..BYE

aresnakesreal:

bestpal:

this is so important

God i JUST FOUNF OUT WHAY THE ORIGINAL IMAGE IS SUPPOSED TO BE……..BYE

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