A young black girl decided to not bleach her skin after seeing the success of Lupita Nyong’o.
Lupita Nyong’o was inspired to be an actress after seeing Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple.
Whoopi Goldberg realized she could BE an actress after seeing Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek
This is a transcript of an editorial about Jared Leto’s win I broadcasted on my college’s radio station.
I would love to hear feedback, comments, questions and disagreements.
Vocab words to know before I start:
If you are cisgender, or cis, that means the gender assigned to you at birth…
That’s it. I’ve got it. It started off as the sink fandom, but it evolved until finally, not the shower fandom, not the stuff fandom,
but the decor fandom
Ladies and gentlemen, the decor fandom.
decor fandom for lyfe
Like, the past few days I’ve been feeling better than I have for probably a year and a half now. And I didn’t even notice it until maybe five minutes ago.
But I’m laughing. I’m finding joy in life - real joy. It’s not the fake laugh I’ve done when I’m with people, it’s a real complete fill-my-body-with-warmth laugh. I watch TV shows and I have the time of my life. It may seem like such a trivial thing to some people, but to be able to watch something and not just because you’re trying to keep your mind from driving you insane, but for enjoyment.
I’ve been battling bipolar (mostly the depressions) for quite a while now. And coupled with work and social and personal troubles I’ve been in a very very dark time of my life with several suicide attempts. My last attempt was during the Christmas period and I’ve been trying so hard so get my meds sorted so I can lead a normal life.
And to be able to say I am actually happy, and content, with life - it’s such a remarkable change. And it feels amazing.