The first appearance of the morning sun slept across the walls and sheets of my quiet room. Weightless dusts decorate the silence in frozen time.
Little does the world within this room know the chaos that’s inside me. I didn’t sleep, yet somehow the sheets have wrinkled through the night. The thoughts endlessly swirl around my mind in thunderous waves, yet the silence dances on around me. My heart sends bursts of murderous thuds through my chest, yet the sun sleeps perfectly in utter content. I’m in chaos and everything’s is in order.
The last time the US armed and funded a group of Syrian rebels, they went on to form what is now ISIS, the same organization which we are trying to defeat by arming and funding a group of Syrian rebels. This country is satire.
Sexualities/Genders (And Other Terms One Should Know)
Heterosexual:Male-identifying and/or bodied individual sexually attracted to a female-identifying and/or bodied individual, and vice-versa.
Homosexual:Male-identifying and/or bodied individual sexually attracted to a male-identifying and/or bodied individual; female-identifying and/or bodied individual sexually attracted to a female-identifying and/or bodied individual.
Bisexual:Sexually attracted to two genders and/or sexes, relative to the most common "male-female" binary.
Polysexual:Sexually attracted to many genders and/or sexes, but not all.
Pansexual:Sexually attracted to all genders and sexes.
Demisexual:Sexually attracted to people only after forming a bond with them first.
Asexual:Having no sexual attraction to others; having no desire to have sex.
(Note:Since sexuality often revolves around the physical form, some individuals are only attracted to certain sexes, regardless of gender/identification.)
Heteroromantic:Male-identifying individual romantically attracted to female-identifying individuals, and vice-versa.
Homoromantic:Male-identifying individual romantically attracted to male-identifying individuals; female-identifying individual romantically attracted to female-identifying individuals.
Biromantic:Attracted romantically to two genders, relative to the "male-female" binary.
Polyromantic:Attracted romantically to many genders (but not all).
Panromantic:Attracted romantically to all genders.
Demiromantic:Romantically attracted to people only after forming a bond with them first.
Aromantic:Having no romantic attraction to others; having no desire to be in a romantic relationship.
Polyamorous:Someone who is romantically attracted to, and is comfortable with being in a relationship with more than one person at a time.
Cross-dresser:One who, typically, identifies with the gender their sex was associated at birth and chooses to wear the clothing associated with another gender, typically in a male-female binary.
Transgender:An individual who identifies as a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth to be. Often shortened to trans.
Transexual:And individual who identifies as a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth to be, and has undergone any variety of medical procedures to make their outward sex reflect their gender. Often shortened to trans. (Note: Transgender and Transexual tend to be mixed-and-matched, but it is not specifically accurate.)
Cisgender:Someone who identifies as the gender that they were assigned as at birth. (Ex. matches their birth certificate) Often shortened to cis
Intersex:Someone who has ambiguous genitalia that doesn't fit into the dichotomy of uterus or testes. Often subjected to surgery to reshape their genitals into one of the more common forms at an early age, typically before the individual's perceived sex (facial appearance, etc) and gender can be properly foreseen.
Nonbinary:Outside of the gender binary of male and female. (Can be used as an umbrella term or as its own identity.)
Genderqueer:Outside of the gender binary. (This is not an umbrella term, as some individuals prefer not to be associated with the term "queer" in any regard.)
Agender:Someone who feels gender neutral, or someone who experiences a perceived lack of gender.
Bigender:Someone who identifies as two separate genders.
Trigender:Someone who identifies as three separate genders.
Genderfluid:A gender that changes, or is 'fluid'.
Demigirl:Identifying partially as a woman, but not wholly.
Demiboy/guy:Identifying partially as a man, but not wholly.
Dmab:Designated Male at Birth.
Dfab:Designated Female at Birth.
Amab/Afab:Same as dmab/dmab, except with 'assigned' instead of 'designated'.
Camab/Cafab:Same as previous, except prefixed by 'coercively', to highlight the lack of choice.
Reblog to inform! And if there's any I missed or anything that should be clarified, please message me! Always looking to expand the proper vocab. :)
I edited these terms because some seemed inaccurate to me based upon my studies and personal experiences.
“You just have to play to your own strengths you were born with. If you’re born a water bender, you don’t say you wish you could be a fire bender just because you see people beautifying fire- no, you level your water bending shit up and start controlling people’s fucking blood! Screw fire. Screw it’s beauty. You got your own beauty, your own strength.”—jenn satsune (via ohsatsune)