Fan photo spotlight: We’re living this shot of our giant Pacific octopus from Instagram user t_maerz!
Cordelia loves to play with her enrichment toys!
These are just some of the many ways members of the LGBT community identify themselves in a beautiful photo series from San Francisco-based photographer Sarah Deragon.
Deragon’s “The Identity Project” has taken her around the country as she “seeks to explore the labels we choose to identify with when defining our gender and sexuality.” Her portraits show the amazing diversity and vibance of a queer community that for too long has been defined by outsiders.
For the first time in our history, African-American women have surpassed all groups in college entrance based upon race and gender. That’s right. African American women enroll in college (9.7%) more than Asian men (8.4%), white women (7.1%) - you name the group, either race or gender, African American women are number one.
Break the string of lies and end the misogynoir (racialized antiblack misogyny). Shine bright!
(h/t For Harriet)
HARRIET, LISTEN TO ME, YOU’RE DOING GREAT.
Are we almost there?
WE WOULD BE IF IT WASN’T FOR THIS FUCKING TRAFFIC. COME ON, PEOPLE! MOVE IT! HOW FAR APART ARE THE CONTRACTIONS?
A few minutes, I think. I’m so sorry about this, Hank. Larry’s stuck in a work meeting and- oh! Oh my god that hurts!
DON’T WORRY ABOUT IT. IT’S THE LEAST I CAN DO FOR ALL THE FOOD AND CLEAN BEDDING YOU’VE GIVEN ME. NOW LIE BACK AND FOCUS ON YOUR BREATHING. WE’RE ALMOST THERE.