im going to end up turning this in a day later than when my advisor asked but ohhhh welllll~~~***
taking hours longer than i should to edit my essay because im spending most of the time looking up pictures of caetano veloso when he was young and angry
my foot is swollen from being stamped on at the soccer scrimmage yesterday but the bruise is hidden by this weird tan i got from wearing sandals all summer
i’ve never successfully kept a diary my entire life, but im thinking about trying again
"And there is another American profession that has a significantly more alarming problem with domestic abuse. I’d urge everyone who believes in zero tolerance for NFL employees caught beating their wives or girlfriends to direct as much attention—or ideally, even more attention—at police officers who assault their partners. Several studies have found that the romantic partners of police officers suffer domestic abuse at rates significantly higher than the general population. And while all partner abuse is unacceptable, it is especially problematic when domestic abusers are literally the people that battered and abused women are supposed to call for help."
— Police Have a Much Bigger Domestic Abuse Problem Than the NFL (via azspot)
writing about symbolic violence at 4 am is painful in many ways