after a scary movie

that moment when everyone tells you ‘it’s not real’ to which you answer ‘i know’

but after they’re gone you look in every possible hiding spot thinking to yourself ‘i know it’s not real but that doesn’t mean i’m not going to develop another irrational fear based on it’

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Watch: Gay teen just totally owned the Westboro Baptists Church with this Panic! at the Disco parody 

The Westboro Baptist Church’s antics have become so desperate and silly of late that many now ignore the hate group’s fringe views and publicity stunts. But for one lesbian teen, they crossed a big line by parodying one of her favorite band’s “sinful” pop songs in an effort to spread messages of homophobia and bigotry.

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Watch: Gay teen just totally owned the Westboro Baptists Church with this Panic! at the Disco parody 

The Westboro Baptist Church’s antics have become so desperate and silly of late that many now ignore the hate group’s fringe views and publicity stunts. But for one lesbian teen, they crossed a big line by parodying one of her favorite band’s “sinful” pop songs in an effort to spread messages of homophobia and bigotry.

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How Robin Williams and ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ changed the way we think about gender and sexuality

In the early ’90s, like many other future millennials, I was learning how to walk on my own, how to use words and even what it meant to inhabit my gender identity. Mrs. Doubtfire appeared on the silver screen just one month after I celebrated my 5th birthday, and Williams’ transcendent performance unwittingly helped me celebrate parts of myself society would soon teach me to suppress and shame — my own identities as a queer, gender-nonconforming and male-bodied intersectional feminist.

In the days and months ahead, there will surely be countless tributes to a man who had an indisputable impact on America’s comedic landscape. But for me, Williams will always be the man who first taught me that it was OK to explore the non-binary expanses of my childhood identity, to be both strong and caring and to empathize with causes and people who aren’t mainstream and face everyday discrimination.

Here are a few of the moments that had such an indelible impact on my life

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