Young Ian, Drums of Autumn (Diana Gabaldon)
"Nothing is lost, Sassenach; only changed."
"That’s the first law of thermodynamics," I said, wiping my nose.
"No," he said. "That’s faith."
Dianna Gabaldon (Voyager)
(in which members of the lgbtq community speak out about why they’re not open about their sexuality with their families.)
Shari Heck, 2014.
The notions that LGBT people MUST be out or else they don’t respect themselves, or their harboring internalized homophobia, or they’re not being TRUE to themselves are SO harmful and SO problematic because there are people like this in situations where the choice between staying in the closet and coming out is often the choice between safety and very real danger.
Turn around there, sweetie. Did you have fun with that? Hm?
"If Juan’s not there posing as Jangles-"
"Je suis prest. ‘I am ready.’ But ready for what?"
- the ability to do something that frightens one.
- strength in the face of pain or grief.
synonyms: bravery, courageousness, pluck, pluckiness,valor, fearlessness,intrepidity, daring, audacity, boldness, grit, true grit, hardihood, heroism, gallantry
Jaime is the epitome of courage. Do not pity him, he would not like that - but chin up cause he survived that ordeal!1x06 - The Garrison Commander