"It doesn’t much matter what line of argument you take as a woman. If you venture into traditional male territory, the abuse comes anyway. It’s not what you say that prompts it—it’s the fact that you are saying it."
- Mary Beard, speaking at the British Museum in February. Rebecca Mead profiles the Cambridge academic and “troll slayer” in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)

I’m reading this article right now and Mary Beard sounds like she may be one of my new heroes!

(via yeahwriters)

(Source: newyorker.com, via yeahwriters)

I just got a new job as a party performer!! I get paid to dress up like princesses and go to parties to make little kids happy! This is the makeup I have to wear (includes fake eyelashes). Today was my first day and it was the best! I’m so excited to continue doing this!!

I just got a new job as a party performer!! I get paid to dress up like princesses and go to parties to make little kids happy! This is the makeup I have to wear (includes fake eyelashes). Today was my first day and it was the best! I’m so excited to continue doing this!!

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Just hit 50 followers! I know it doesn’t sound like a lot, but it means a lot to me! Thank you guys soooo much!!!! <3