Poster for Fantasia Music Evolved by Jamie McKiernan
day of silence coming up again????? please don’t do that. if you wanna call yourself an ally don’t do the day of silence, in fact, actively encourage your fellow participants to not participate.
being silent is all that we lgbtqia folk ever do. being silent results in death and discrimination and queer children becoming just another statistic of institutionalized violence. being silent benefits straight folks.
and why the fuck would you wanna benefit the already privileged
The day of silence is supposed to be to honor those who were lost in the LGBTQ community. I will only say, please, believe what you wish but research before you state your decision. It’s not to show bastards that we’ll be quiet we want. It’s like 9/11, you stay silent to respect those who were lost but this is a day to show for LGBTQ… Well… Everyone really.
I’m in a very bad place right now and I have no supports except maybe two people. My entire life was dropped off the face of the earth and I feel like I’m nothing right now. I know it’ll get better, I know things will change, but in my situation it seems like no one understands and I’m sitting here waiting for something to happen. And here goes another depressed post that everyone will ignore except for my cyber friends who are really there… Which is very little…