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Quotes of the Week: Spring Break(down)

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But when people feel the freedom to create Tumblr accounts about my cock, I feel like that wasn’t part of the deal…
Jon Hamm wishes people would stop talking about his penis (Rickey.org)

Politeness has become so rare in this day and time that some people mistake it for flirtation.
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

I used to be a thug two minutes ago.
Mom to the Rescue! | Too Cute! (Animal Planet)

I think I’m gonna buy a fitted. There’s a homo thug inside of me somewhere.
Darian Aaron ready to try something new

I’ve got tickets to her Manchester show. God help me if this is what I’ve paid for.
commenter ItsAshleyJohn – Watch: Rihanna Struggles With ‘We Found Love’ On ‘Diamonds World Tour’ (That Grape Juice)

Having a child at 15 was the most psychologically traumatic experience of my life. That aspect never gets discussed.
commenter Danielle Woods – New York City Tries to Shame Its Teens Into Not Having Babies (Colorlines)

The problem was that I lost all those pounds, but I didn’t have to change a thing about my self. I didn’t have to address any of the emotional or psychological issues. I didn’t have to figure out why I had been depressed – why I was still so, so depressed, despite the fact that the one thing I thought had been ruining my life was suddenly gone.
Jen Larsen, Refinery29 – What Losing 180 Pounds Really Does to Your Body & Your Mind

Red is for marriage, purple is for stoping suicides; what color is immigration, poverty, school to prison pipeline, anti trans violence?
Erik via Twitter

I think about all the queer people of color, and the trans and genderqueer people, who are being told in no uncertain terms: your rights mean less than ours. Your alienation means less than our visibility. We’ll come back for you later. Wait your turn.
Why I almost defriended everyone who had an HRC logo as their profile photo this week

Pointing out the movement’s blindspots doesn’t weaken us. It strengthens us. To be critical with the intent to better is an act of love.
Janet Mock via Twitter

Scary to see how many people are anti-racist/anti-rape until a white guy goes to jail. Then it’s: “I hope he’s raped by his BLACK cellmate.”
Cord Jefferson dealing with Stubenville aftershocks

I don’t like walking around feeling like I’m being treated like a nigger.
Video Exclusive: David Floyd on Why He Sued NYPD (Colorlines)

If you’re Black you have to work two or three times harder to get ahead. Your leadership skill set will be resented–by both Blacks and Whites.
Rod McCullom speaking the truth

There’s no such thing as neutral people, who you associate with either moves you closer or further away from your goals.
Michael Baisden via Twitter

The “Julie and Kevin” episode aired shortly after the Los Angeles riots. For black viewers, the spat wasn’t about a thrown candlestick but a resonating truth: Whites can remain clueless about the struggles of black or brown people and still fruitfully exist in America. But as people of color, we need to fully understand whiteness in order to function and thrive; it’s lesson No. 1 of being a minority in America.
Clay Cane – Race and ‘The Real World’ (The Root)

From time to time we need to pause our lives and think about what is working and what needs to be changed. Else we will never heal or grow.
Kevin Powell via Twitter

Quotes of the Week: Folsom Follies

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photo credit mrben81

(in the middle of foreplay)
Who’s Gary?
A friend. One of my more loyal readers.
(nervous pause) Wait, are you recording right now? (starts shouting across the room) Gary if you can hear this, I didn’t consent to this podcast! (moans in ecstasy)

Our waitress is named Ashanti. #irony
Speaking of Gary

I missed the big iPhone 5 announcement. Did AT&T add support for making phone calls yet?
Brian Alvey shade

I’m bout to go in on these pupusas like a black dude at a Kardashian family reunion!
Lunch with Cap_180

Twitter is getting rid of follower count? How will we know who’s superior and who isn’t?
Hole size.
Too easy

Welcome to San Francisco at its finest!
HuffPost Folsom Street Fair 2012 coverage

It was so shocking and upsetting, I couldn’t even believe what I was seeing! Of course I’m referring to Avery’s hair!
commenter Cassia liked the Grey’s Anatomy premiere

When I want sex, they want a relationship. When I want a relationship, they want sex. We need to meet and beat on the same schedule. Thanks.
Kevin Dwayne tweeting my life

Boy I tell ya these gays in Atl are off the chain. I would get a girlfriend but they crazy too.
Derek J. also frustrated in Atlanta

Going to McDonald’s for a salad is like going to a prostitute for a hug.
Juven cracks himself up

I just accidentally referred to non-porn stars as civilians.
I heart Anthony Romero

Gas is 4.99 a gallon…I’m not comin over to “chill” either we fuckin or you owe me gas money.
Wisdom from a weed parody account

My son just asked me who Tupac is.
Jill Scott parenting crisis

Ironic that people hate unions & embrace strike breakers (scabs) UNTIL refs from the Pee Wee league officiate in the NFL.
KBDPHD via Twitter

I wish people were as upset about the integrity of voting as they were about the integrity of a football game.
Jason Stanford via Twitter

Middle-aged gay men throw the best parties. There is no discussion about this.
Cord Jefferson knows wassup

My life will not be fulfilled until I walk away from an explosion in slow motion.
that’s on my bucket list too!

Facebook has become the Walmart of the web. Everybody hates going there, and everyone goes there anyway.
Lisa M. Lane via Twitter

It doesn’t get better, here’s a knife.
(youth worker burnout)

Most academic language is a mask for anxiety and cowardice.
Conner Habib speaking the truth

I stopped trying to prove people wrong the day I moved out of the projects.
Me too Steven (replace projects with suburbs)

NYC is like a drug. Either you hate it and never try it again – or you love it and it’s a full blown addiction that you can never kick.
Clay Cane via Twitter

We’re all addicted to something that takes the pain away.
Hot Southern Mess via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 11.7.10

Hell is a bed with less than six pillows.
White Girl Problems via Twitter

You [guys] been acting like bitches all year… be a man for Halloween!
overheard by Spoken Reasons

Bright colors are for children and whores.
Bam Bam Rubble via Twitter

My love ain’t cheap.
Simon Dexter via Twitter

[Men] are like cellphones…after a year or two I upgrade.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Dudes come out the woodworks during the cold weather months (a.k.a. “need-a-boo-season”) trying to holla…where was your ass all summer?
Bry’Nt via Twitter

If you can’t go from pussy-to-mouth, ass-to-mouth, or penis-to-mouth then you shouldn’t be going there in the first place.
Ryan Drake via Twitter

I don’t believe in turning anyone out. I am just the catalyst to relinquish their inhibitions.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

I got the Angry Birds thing.
don’t do it Amy!

What kind of horse is the “horse-power” system based off of?
Betsy Dorsett with a good question

Headed to a thing on Avenue B. I live on the West Side. Do I need my passport? Or shots?
Peter Shankman via Twitter

For Colored Girls is way beyond Tyler Perry’s reach of talent, it would be like Rihanna trying to sing And I Am Telling You.
Clay Cane via Twitter

Spades is like co-signing on a loan. Don’t take this shit personal. But know you’re taking a risk. Your name is on the line.
luvvieig via Twitter

Americans threw out corporate Dems, only to vote in uber corporate GOP. We need a public better educated in analyzing capitalism…
Pamela Scully via Twitter

Judging by the election I have to ask: Does it really get better, or do we actually mean, “you’ll have to move”?
John Amaechi via Twitter

Teaching good research skills is important, but first students need to develop an understanding of the world — something that not all college students had the luxury of learning in high school.
Globalization 101 (Inside Higher Ed)

How can you understand people if you don’t meet each other?
Cuban Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso

Either you’re playing dumb, or its not act.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Haters are like fucked up bangs: You can’t comb them hoes out, you just gotta start all the way over.
Rotten via Twitter

Sometimes we want what we’re not prepared to handle.
Jamel via Twitter

To be 100% honest, all I really desire in my life right now is stability and a peace of mind. I’ve got nothing else to prove.
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

It’s not about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who has never left your side.
SwaggajukuKen via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 8.15.10

See, that’s the only reason I’d get married. So that someone could take my name, and essentially be my property. I mean, if I don’t own my mate, there’s no point to having one. I want ownership rights. That and someone to do shit I don’t want to do, like fetch me drinks, cook, clean and do the laundry.
commenter Tank – Portia De Rossi To Take Ellen Degeneres’ Name (Towleroad)

I’ve never met a DL lesbian.
Urban Prince via Twitter
(me neither!)

If you’re fat you have to be funny! People only like unhappy fat people on TLC specials.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

So it’s OK to talk about the clitoris but not about Bethany Getting Married?!
omniphiliac and family at a restaurant

The next person who retweets Arsenio friggin Hall in my timeline gets unfollowed.
Patrik-Ian Polk via Twitter

I like Wyclef a lot – but he couldn’t get the Fugees back together — how can he get Haiti together?
Clay Cane via Twitter

(watching The Dorothy Dandridge movie)
Yeah, Halle was really great in this. I can see how she got the role over Janet [Jackson].
Who do you think will play Janet in her life movie?
(scoffs) As long as it’s not Ashanti!

Y’all say real men don’t hit women…well classy women shouldn’t throw punches.
TheWorldofKevin via Twitter

Erudition, scholarship, & academia are three layers of knowledge analogue to love, marriage, & prostitution.
Nassim Taleb via Twitter

Love will make you forget time, and time will make you forget love.
DeAndre via Twitter

If your mind says no and your heart says yes, I would listen to my mind.
Terry McMillan via Twitter

I hate being the bad guy. Unfortunately, I’m really good at it.
Karsh via Twitter

Eventually you’ll get to the point where you just don’t have time to be bothered with the people and things that cripple, hinder and enable complacency in your life.
Trent Jackson – Letting Go, Loving Yourself…The Daily Dose

Something tells me I know the answers to all my questions but I want an alternative ending.
Blueyedsimba via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 5.16.10

It’s never too early for eye candy.
Joaquin Aragones via Twitter

I love a good naked picture. But don’t think I ain’t gonna show my friends!
Dating 101 (Jared Schuler)

From the train, passed a large warehouse: “Gentleman’s Club” on one side, “Plumbing Supplies” on the other. Solutions to the same problem?
Amy Brenneman via Twitter

Its hotter then a demon seed’s pussy!
ShawnQt via Twitter

When I walked in this morning to the office I must’ve given the illusion that I give a damn.
Damier via Twitter

I totally disagree with the statement “Never trust a big butt and a smile.”
Trent Jackson via Twitter

People are so used to being hurt, they grow to like it and anything that will bring them happiness, they run from it.
perfectboiyae via Twitter

Black people never need therapy, they just need more jesus. Thus the ignorance regarding mental health continues.
skuzemewoods via Twitter

Anyone of any race, gender, orientation, era, or class can break barriers. But, being a black female entertainer during a tumultuous time in an American history and not ending in tragedy like many others (Josephine Baker, Dorothy Daindridge, Billie Holiday)… that is a legend.
Lena Horne Passes Away at 92 (Clay Cane)

But once we stop laughing, we must remember that culture wars are called wars for a reason. For all the farcical shenanigans they can generate, they do inflict real casualties.
A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy (The New York Times)

“All these years” is never a reason to stay in a relationship, job or ‘situation’ that is no longer fruitful or beneficial to your life.
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

People would rather be miserable than labeled. So people die. And they will continue dying. Until something changes.
basseyworld via Twitter

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say, I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie

Quotes of the Week – Ending 1.24.10

OH NO, I’m not going out with y’all.
But I have coke!

I swear Christina sings BLACK and that’s a good thing…I loooooove her!!!!
Commenter VANESTINA on Spotlight (new Christina Aguilera track)

I want to see a male hip-hop artist say they are bi for fun and see what happens.
Clay Cane – This Gal is NOT Bisexual

Why are there never any older women at gay clubs?
Because lesbians mate for life!

And given MLK’s waning popularity, I am beginning to ponder now if MLK would have really raised his voice on our behalf.
Rev. Irene Monroe – Would the public [Dr. Martin Luther] King have spoken out on LGBTQ justice?

My life is filled with strippers and boys who don’t know how to handle me. It makes for good tweets but not much else.