Actually, the question of the Iranian threat is quite interesting. It’s...– Noam Chomsky, an excerpt from How Close the World is to a Nuclear War, which will be released 30, April 2013. (via therecipe) Noam Chomsky says, more or less, what I’ve stretched into an unorganized and sloppy tag in just a few sentences. (via mohandasgandhi)
fuckyeahfeminists: sevenpoints: iidelirium: captainragtag: hey what if someone invented a machine that allowed women people who have uteruses to transfer their pregnancies to men people who don’t and then the government passed a law that if a woman uterus-owner didn’t want to have a baby the other biological father contributor was required to carry it how fast do you think birth...
What does casual racism look like in LGBTQ spaces? A lot like casual racism...– Jarune Uwujaren, “How White LGBTQ People Can Be Inclusive Of People Of Color,” Everyday Feminism 2/5/13 (via racialicious)
A blog about Feminism, Art and Psychology.: I am... →
believermag: One of the most incisive responses to some of the rhetoric we’ve been hearing in the wake of the Steubenville rape verdict is this blog post over at The Belle Jar. It articulates a discomfort many of us have with the sentiment (invoked in many contexts), “Imagine if the…
Although most boys figure out how to bring themselves to orgasm by age thirteen,...– (via benedictsmith) I was literally just about to make a post about this (via opalmind)
19% of prime time television characters are non-human while only 17% are women– A Profile of Americans’ Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: television and the Internet’s relationship to social connectedness in the USA ― Daniel German & Caitlin Lally There are more “non-humans” on TV than women. Talk about unequal gender representation in the media. (via...
But are we really that surprised that these two young men didn’t think their...– What’s So Funny About Steubenville, my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti)
Fat people face an absolute torrent of shame, stigma, bullying and oppression...– Ragen Chastain (Danceswithfat.wordpress.com) Serving up some realness. (via chubby-bunnies)
Sexuality is fluid. →
grimdarkthroes: elendraug: sadisticsea: Sexuality is fluid. Don’t get pissy because a lesbian ends up dating a male. Don’t get mad because your gay male best friend found a female and dates her. Don’t get mad because your straight male friend dates a dude or a straight female dates another female. Love is love. Just because you classify as something does not mean in the next 30 years you...
The most well-funded and widely broadcast lesbian and gay rights narratives tell...– một hai: (via metaphoricheart)
I want to live in a world where little girls are not pinkified, but where little...– Get Your Anti-Femininity Out Of My Feminism by s.e. smith (via nerdiestofbears)
One of these points of resistance is fashion, which is a feminist issue in...– Janet Afary, Seeking a Feminist Politics for the Middle East After September 11th (via ayatollahofsass)
A blog about Feminism, Art and Psychology.: When A... →
clinicallydepressedpug: midnight—chronicles: Don’t ask them “So, what did you do all day?” It sounds patronizing and makes them look lazy and like this is their fault. They don’t need that, and it might exacerbate whatever guilt they already feel for having a mental illness. Don’t…
occasionally pensive: sometimes i see women in... →
daniellemertina: sometimes i see women in advertising or in music videos or in tv shows or movies and i wonder why is this sexy to men? but now i’m starting to think that maybe it isn’t (necessarily) sexy. maybe it’s something more than that. i literally just watched a video where a woman was dancing in a bird…
It is easier for a white person with a felony... →
Fuck yeah, feminists!: interesting →
fuckyeahfeminists: alwaysfaithfulterriblelizard: when i wore my spiked bra yesterday, every girl who touched my bra either asked first, or (since we were all quite drunk) touched first and then immediately apologized and asked permission the few dudes who did touch never asked, before or after Wow, I’ve…
Bold Black & Bitchy: ianthe: Shoutout to all the... →
ianthe: Shoutout to all the queer kids being turned out of their houses and fighting to stay alive. Shoutout to Cece McDonald, a trans woman 322 days into her 41-month imprisonment following an act of self-defense against racist transphobes who smashed glass on her face. Shoutout to…
lindsaur-gor: There needs to be a code word or something that means “my brain is fighting me every step of the way today and I feel like I’m going to vibrate out of my skin, so I need you to forgive everything and go slowly and speak softly and lower your expectations.” And then we could all just be like, “I know I said we could go to a movie tonight but… tangerines.” And the other person would...
The Day I Taught How Not To Rape →
dancinginthesetrees: ““Ms. Norman” another kid called, “Have you heard about that rape case in Ohio? Those guys got convicted. They have to go to jail. They are going to lose their scholarships. They were going to D-1 schools!” “Well…”I responded, feeling the heat crawl up my neck, “maybe they are going to jail for rape because THEY ARE RAPISTS!” I yelled those last three words at my kids and...
So you’re tired of hearing about “rape culture”? →
padaviya: TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE The following includes descriptions, photos, and video that may serve as a trigger for victims of sexual violence. Please be advised. Someone asked me today, “What is ‘rape culture’ anyway? I’m tired of hearing about it.” Yeah, I hear ya. I’m tired of talking about it. But I’m going to keep talking about it because people like you keep asking that question. ...
ethanwearsprada: i think it’s a universal truth that everyone in our generation takes pluto’s losing its planetary status as a personal offense
AP: "Some residents (in Newtown, Connecticut) say... →
inothernews: Stay classy, NRA.
It is on occasions like this that I praise god for my criminal tendencies, my...– Stephen Fry (via socialistexan)
But Some of Us Are Brave: A History of Black... →
inmyivystance: This has been one of the most important, critical pieces I have read this entire year.
Smith College tells trans applicant she can... →
freedominwickedness: darlingdearestheart: stfusexists: I am speechless with rage. I honestly have no words. I’d just like to point out here that Smith does NOT require trans*women to have vaginoplasty- that would be a GOVERNMENTAL REQUIREMENT TO CHANGE GENDER MARKERS. GET MAD AT THE GOVERNMENT NOT SMITH COLLEGE I’d just like to point out here that darlingdearestheart is ignorantly...
The only people that can afford to take an unpaid job are those that are already...– HDSFGIDSHFJKDSHFJDSHFKJSDFNJKDSFJKDSF (via pizzawolves) !!!!!!!!!!!!! (via brainguts)
The (Supreme) Court will consider two cases: California’s Proposition 8, which...– DAVE ROSS, CBS Radio Network (via inothernews)
'So a Republican with specific expertise with this... →
fuckyeahfeminists: I just can’t with this country.