That time Diamanda Galas totally goth freakshowed up Jon Stewart in 1994.
When Darby came over during the Bad Time she gave me this CD and said it was good medicine for sick women. I’ve repeated this gesture many times since.
pussy-strut replied to your photo: karaj: a week after my seizure, a week before the…
so, feminist permission slip, i guess
I am always available to sign them.
We probably need to talk about permissions slips vs enabling. Or I do, in my head.
Thank you for your writings on this. It’s been helpful for me cuz I was in the hospital earlier this year and I’ve been trying to understand how I had a relatively eased time of it while other people I know didn’t.
I’m sorry to hear about your illness—and I don’t think it’s ever easy for anyone! Let’s all keep talking xoxo.
it’s a privilege to have an audience for your breakdown
it’s a privilege to have enablers for your breakdown
it’s a privilege to be able to game the system in order to get or avoid treatment when you want to
it’s a privilege to operate in a tradition of pretty, famous, suicidal white female writers
it’s a privilege that some dudes love to play savior for sick women
it’s a privilege to be able to get an artist’s grant when you’re sick and can’t work
it’s a privilege to have an id and be good at forms to get food stamps and other government aid
it’s a privilege to be white and have people look surprised when you use your SNAP card
it’s a privilege to have friends with extra money and time to help you
it’s a privilege to have access to recovery groups and pain management groups