Feels So Much Like Falling

Dylan. 23. Femmeboi genderqueer. Piscean. Involuntary hipster. Misfit toy. Awkward.

The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make you unloveable or undesirable or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy. It makes you human. Everyone struggles. Everyone has a difficult time coping, and at times, we all fall apart. During these times, we aren’t always easy to be around — and that’s okay. No one is easy to be around one hundred percent of the time. Yes, you may sometimes be unpleasant or difficult. And yes, you may sometimes do or say things that make the people around you feel helpless or sad. But those things aren’t all of who you are and they certainly don’t discount your worth as a human being. The truth is that you can be struggling and still be loved. You can be difficult and still be cared for. You can be less than perfect, and still be deserving of compassion and kindness.

—Daniell Koepke (via psych-facts)

(via equality-for-mermaids)

thechrisbuck:

Everything Is Awesome

Over the years I had hoped to get an editorial assignment to photograph Tegan & Sara but my fortunes took a different turn when my intern, musician-turned-photographer Daniel Silbert introduced me to Sara Quin at a show in New York. The first thing I said to her was that “The Con" was my most played song on iTunes. She took my fanboy confession well and we had a nice chat about New York, relationships and their upcoming album.

Halfway through touring that album (the fantastic Heartthrob) their management team commissioned me to shoot new press and merchandising photos, and I couldn’t have been more on-board. It was such a good time spending the day with the girls that it was a blessing we had a full agenda of shots to do, otherwise nothing would have gotten done. 

(via mekju-and-gaegogi)