I wish there was less occasionally senseless bickering on Tumblr but the alternative is silence.
— Marci Hamilton of Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School (Bloomberg)
— Brian Kinney on Queer as Folk
•go to the bathroom to escape
•feel very uncomfortable without a phone or some other crutch
•dwell on a small awkward moment for much longer than necessary
•never go to any social event without a person that makes you feel comfortable
•follow said person way too much
•worry about the person beginning to find you obnoxious
•faking an illness to get out of a social event
Joshua Keating of Slate, "Israel Has Waited Too Long to Deal With Its Homegrown Terrorism Problem":
…between 2005 and 2013, 992 investigations of complaints of Israeli violence against Palestinians were launched but only 7.8 percent of them led to indictments.