Thought Showered

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My dear John, 

One year ago today! I am remembering the birth of my greatest and most complete happiness on this day. I am the happiest and most grateful man. I have tried to tell you at so many times and so many ways, and I must say it again, today, that the joy I have known in being your friend has never been surpassed, and it brightens every prospect for the future. I can only wish, fervently, that all these future days we can celebrate together and weld our affections in an ever-strengthening bond.

John, I think of you and can’t wait to be with you.

MTW [more than ever],

Bill

This is the letter Bill sent John in 1957, a year after they met. They remained together for more than half a century. Their stirring story illustrates everything that’s wrong with denying gay and lesbian couples the freedom to marry.

Wait until the last few seconds and try not to reach for the Kleenex.

Pair with Dan Savage on what marriage equality really means.

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“Desire is the foundation of all learning and you can only climb up the ladder of knowledge by desiring to learn.”

—   14 ways to acquire knowledge – a timeless guide from 1936 (via explore-blog)

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Writings for Winter: 10 common misconceptions about depression

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1. Contrary to popular belief, depressed people cannot just snap their fingers and “get over it.” Depression is not a magical spell that can be taken away with a simple abracadabra.

2. Depression is not a blue feeling. It’s a dark, dark navy and it’s not a feeling; it’s more of a mood. A feeling…

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This handwritten note from a father to his gay teenage son is just about the most heart-warming addition to history’s greatest fatherly letters.

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This handwritten note from a father to his gay teenage son is just about the most heart-warming addition to history’s greatest fatherly letters.

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Visualizing Zeus’s infidelities.

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What life was like for teens in Ancient Rome, where only half the children survived to reach adulthood. 

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Hey. Don’t just scroll past. Come back and watch this. You need it more than you know.

holy shit.

the time out of your day to watch this will not be wasted, I assure you.

Okay seriously, yall need to watch this. 

I’m reblogging this again because you gotta fucking watch it okay.

Oh my god

Holy shit this needs to be watched

Fuck that was intense

I made the mistake of skipping over this several times- don’t. You should really watch it. It could honestly affect you.

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