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It’s a survival thing. In America, we lose six queer kids a day to the street. That’s every four hours a queer kid dies, whether it be from freezing to death or getting the shit beat out of them or a drug overdose. This is our next real plague.
Rick Westbrook, founder of the LGBT shelter Lost-n-Found Youth, in The Foresaken: A Rising Number of Homeless Gay Teens Are Being Cast Out by Religious Families  (via humanrightswatch)

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The universities found to be the most gay-friendly, scoring 10 out of 10, are Cardiff University, the University of Essex, the University of Glasgow, Liverpool John Moores University, Sheffield Hallam University and York St John University.

By contrast, when the guide launched in 2010 no university scored 10 out of 10.
Another 11 universities score nine out of 10, including the University of Birmingham, the University of Sheffield and University College London.

In Manchester, commonly known as the gay capital of the UK, the Uni of Manchester scored 8 out of 10, but Manchester Metropolitan Uni, sadly, only scored a 4 out of 10.

To the people REPLYING ALL to pointless University emails about window washing, discussions about a new reading group, or the Dean’s talk.
DON’T YOU KNOW IT’S START OF TERM AND OUR INBOXES ARE ALREADY OVERFLOWING!

To the people REPLYING ALL to pointless University emails about window washing, discussions about a new reading group, or the Dean’s talk.

DON’T YOU KNOW IT’S START OF TERM AND OUR INBOXES ARE ALREADY OVERFLOWING!

I worked a political theory conference last week. When we weren’t chasing grubby MA students away from our very expensive, gluten-free, vegan catered lunches, we were trying to find rooms with projectors for 20+ that ‘had more natural light…’ Political theorists are a lot like cats, I’ve learned after working this conference for 3 years. 
Some days we just needed 20 minutes to ourselves… We watched about 2-hours of Adventure Time in vacated lecture theatres over 3 days. It was pretty great.

I worked a political theory conference last week. When we weren’t chasing grubby MA students away from our very expensive, gluten-free, vegan catered lunches, we were trying to find rooms with projectors for 20+ that ‘had more natural light…’ Political theorists are a lot like cats, I’ve learned after working this conference for 3 years.
Some days we just needed 20 minutes to ourselves… We watched about 2-hours of Adventure Time in vacated lecture theatres over 3 days. It was pretty great.

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For Jenee.

And I see your face
All the memories rise
Of the lake and the sunrise
Sit and choke on our goodbyes

Sitting at the table thinking
Able to wrong and retire
Where are our friends to talk with
Where is this love that we learned

We are strangers now
We are strangers now
We are strangers now
We are strangers now

I watch the landscape sinking
Its beauty starts to recede
We were wrong in thinking
That this wouldn’t change things

With the video on
Plays our favourite songs
And you are singing along
The sky opens up at night

We are strangers now
We are strangers now
We are strangers now
We are
We are
We are
We are

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planestrainsnpages:

I moved to France following my undergraduate studies in the States (just this year).

A younger student reached out to me today, to ask this:

Hi there… I know this is completely random, but is it okay if I ask you about your experience of moving abroad? I’m graduating in December and… it…

Click to read through some excellent advice on the adventure that is living outside your ‘home’ country. I still have no plans to ‘settle down’, even at 31.

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