Love's Secret Demise

Posting personal work, thoughts and whatever catches my eye.

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I'm going to reclaim my lost homeland from a living embodiment of death and greed.
Hey, can I bring my friend?
He needs to get out of the house more.

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"Women are the niggers of gender," the email said. "If you killed yourself, I wouldn’t even fuck the corpse."

I blinked at my phone, fighting simultaneous urges to hurl my phone across the room in anger and cry. Later that day, someone texted me my address — telling me they’d “See me when I least expected it.”

I haven’t been out to my car at night by myself since January 2nd.

My name is Brianna Wu. I lead a development studio that makes games. Sometimes, I write about issues in the games industry that relate to the equality of women. My reward is that I regularly have men threatening to rape and commit acts of violence against me.

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry | Polygon (via brutereason)

That is terrible and heart breaking on so many levels

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Book Meme

Book meme rules:

“10+ books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard—they don’t have to be the “right” or “great” works, just the ones that have touched you”

Tagged by shailara

  1. James Joyce - Ulysses
  2. Sarah Ash - The Tears of Artamon
  3. Neil Gaiman - American Gods
  4. Lautreamont - The Chants of Maldoror
  5. David Gemmel - Quest for Lost Heroes
  6. Anais Nin - Henry and June
  7. D. H. Lawrence - Lady Chatterley’s Lover
  8. Tom Robbins - Jitterbug Perfume
  9. Jonathan Stroud - Bartimaeus Sequence
  10. Oscar Wilde - De Profundis

It seems that I jump around a lot between “classic literature” and fantasy. To be honest, lately I more try to catch up with “the classics” when I’m not reading something of theoretical nature.
(a note to self: besides the “classics” try to read more literature written by women, queer people and people of color)

I tag: aggeliki-entropia post-utopian leave-me-in-my-cloud sofanky

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