kenway: last quarter of the school year more like
A woman’s worst nightmare? That’s pretty easy. Novelist Margaret Atwood writes...– Mary Dickson [CW: discussion of rape culture and violence] This reminds me of an article about online (heterosexual) dating that I read a while ago. It listed men’s and women’s worst fears about meeting someone from online. The highest ranked fear that men had was that their date would be fat,...
psilentasincjelli: If I ever tell you I’m going to sleep and then you see me posting or liking things online for about an hour immediately after that, I promise I wasn’t lying to you, I’m just bad at going to sleep and it is usually a long process that begins with disengaging from any sort of immediate contact with people (chats, for example) and ends when everything on my screen is blurry and...
micergey: My friend was basically saying that there’s something “wrong” with Brienne because she’s ugly, masculine, and has no sense of humor and an icy personality (while conveniently not talking about male characters with the same personality type) and I’m like ‘stop talking or I’m going to punch you in the dick (◕‿◕✿)’
craplos: ladies. be careful when u wear spaghetti straps. it might distract the boys. they’ll start thinking of spaghetti. they will get hungry. they will stop at nothing to get their spaghetti.
Why Society Still Needs Feminism Because to men, a key is a device to open...– Caitlin O’Donnell, Drake University. (via on-another-note)
Anyone who reblogs this before May 25th will get a...
queenoftheconfettiparade: I can’t draw, but I’m on summer break and have no friends yet SO give me something to do I don’t expect a lot but just in case I’m setting the limit of May 25th, sorry if you get this afterwards. Have your submission boxes open loves.
One time I went shopping for shirts and suits, but then I found the most...– Benedict Cumberbatch, excerpt from Neigh magazine (via finnemores)
We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise...– Gloria Steinem (via there-was-a-girl)
Two other women, also breast cancer survivors, said their husbands left them...– -My Beef with the “I Love Boobies” Bracelets (via there-was-a-girl)
Women are afraid of meeting a serial killer. Men are afraid of meeting someone...– When Strangers Click, a 2011 documentary about online dating. It reminds me of that famous Margaret Atwood quote: “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” It also reminds me of something written by one of the mods of Sex Worker Problems: “Misandry...
Transgender woman arrested for wearing sheer top,... →
daggerpen: Ashley Del Valle is a transgender woman from New York who was arrested in Georgia for indecent exposure after she allegedly showed her breasts, but then was housed in an all-male jail. I just. You arrest her because her top is too sheer and shows her nipples, something that is only a crime for women. And then you jail her as a man. Fucking fuck.
Nurse Chapel is a beloved [Trek] character,” says Orci. “Even before the first...– Bob Orci talks to BuzzFeed about fan references in Star Trek Into Darkness. [x] All I have to say about this is: (via numbtongue) #the misogyny is so fucking palpable im going 2 throw up #you had the opportinity to introduce another female character #(having more than 2 is too much for you...
Rape is just a “method of conception,” relegating women to the means of...– Amanda Marcotte, She’s Just an Easy-Bake Oven: How the GOP and the Anti-Choice Movement See Women (via seebster)
just a girl dancing thru life: shutupmerlin: My... →
shutupmerlin: My grandmother grew up in this tiny village in Barbados, and she was the only kid in the village to have a cricket bat. She used to play with all the boys, but then they started stealing the bat every time she brought it out of the house and saying that she couldn’t play because girls shouldn’t play sport. So one day she invited them to come play cricket, then set fire to the bat...
This is Thin Privilege: Here is a thing that makes... →
welcometobethville: It’s not often that I get so mad at a thing that I have to go to my Tumblr to talk about it. I tend to keep politics, religion, and anger away from Welcome to Bethville! because it is very sensitive and prone to fits of crying. But over here, on Welcome to Bethville:…
unimodus: a star trek au where everything is exactly the same except spock is wearing booty shorts