3 percent of the decision-making in media comes from women. That means 97...– Independent Lens, PBS “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” (via ihopeyoucontinue4ever) It also means that 97 percent of how men are portrayed in media are decided on by men. Something to remind MRAs and their ilk of when they complain about the stereotype of men as inept...
: Kristen Stewart: smiling is not an obligation,... →
Kristen Stewart: smiling is not an obligation, professional or otherwise ”She stands out on the red carpet because she does not smile broadly or pose; she usually looks slightly uncomfortable. Of her red-carpet experience, Stewart said: People say that I’m miserable all the time. It’s not that I’m miserable, it’s just that somebody’s yelling at me…I literally, sometimes, have to keep myself...
Rape jokes are not jokes. Woman-hating jokes are not jokes. These guys are...– Thomas Millar, Meet the Predators (via saintgermain-xo)
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callingoutsexists: Making rape jokes. Examples: ‘rape is just a struggle snuggle’ or ‘it’s not rape if you say surprise first’ or ‘if you rape a prostitute, is it rape or shoplifting’ or ANY OTHER RAPE JOKE. Calling situations that are nothing like rape rape. Examples: ‘that math test totally raped my ass’ or ‘the IRS really raped me this year’ or ‘i would absolutely rape something to eat...
When Stuyvesant says that women’s dress and bodies are distraction in a learning...– From my latest at The Nation, “Asking For It” (via jessicavalenti)
I suspect it’s difficult for men to imagine a world in which their bodies have...– Stop Catcalling Me | Thought Catalog (via ignify)
I feel like I'm Gollum.
andiwontsleepwellatall: mossy—branch: whoishannahh: My mom: “Go do some laundry” Me: Looks at math homework: There’s no food in the fridge: Make an A on a test: Having social interaction: ugh
pinkspotlight: the first step towards confidence is not being afraid to be ugly once you get over the fear of being unattractive and stop equating beauty with other good things in life (friends, love, happiness) it’s a lot easier to love yourself unconditionally your job is not to sit around and be pretty and easy on everyone else’s eyes your job is to do whatever the fuck you want and look...
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sourcedumal: youngbadmanbrown: reinadeariza: The South’s Shocking Hidden History: Thousands of Blacks Forced Into Slavery Until WW2 anarcho-queer: On July 31, 1903, a letter addressed to President Theodore Roosevelt arrived at the White House. It had been mailed from the town of Bainbridge, Georgia, the prosperous seat of a cotton county perched on the Florida state line. The sender...
jaaaaaaaaaackfrost: look me in the eyes and tell me that if the character you hold near and dear to your heart knocked on your window in the middle of the night and said “drop everything and come with me” you wouldn’t do it you know you fucking would
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You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to...– Hillary Clinton (via meggannn)
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What would happen if instead of making rape statistics about the victims, we made them about the perpetrators? I’d love to see some fucking posters that point out the fact that somewhere between 1 in 25 and 1 in 12 men are rapists. Or that 35% of men say they would rape if they knew they could get away with it. I think we’d start seeing social change a lot faster if we starting pointing out that...
Hey, I’m not racist or anything, but I’m going to keep repeating all the same...– (via everminding) LOL, this perfectly highlights why I side eye people who say “they aren’t racist” and are just being ironic. (via evolutia)
I guess all I have to say about the topic is that, because TV is such a popular...– James Franco, about the lack of diversity on the show Girls [x] (via lettersintheampersand)
Sexual violence against women isn’t “normal.” It’s not human nature. Oppression...– WORD Call to Action: Stop Violence Against Women Everywhere! (via defendwomensrights)
Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don’t need little...– Sam Seaborn, The West Wing (via theaccidentaloptimist)