Yet Another Kiri Bloggish Thing: alexandraerin:... →
alexandraerin: It’s astonishing to consider that the same side of the political spectrum that wonders how people can be poor if they have phones and fridges is the one that always says that the definition of “rich” is too broad, the people who say things like “How am I supposed to send my…
agender-queer: captain-ray-assbutt: agender-queer: zeroambit: lol at cis people who think they don’t have hormones because they’re cis. lol at cis people. cis people also think they don’t have pronouns Or gender identities. and yet us trans* people are supposed to be the “confused” ones
When feminists can see the problem with all male panels but can’t see the...– Reni Eddo-Lodge (via difference-is-happy)
It’s sort of like if you have two kids, and you give one of them a cookie and...– My friend on the subject of privileged groups claiming to be oppressed by steps taken to work towards equality of oppressed groups. (via nationofsluts)
Pelosi Backs Bill That Would Raise Minimum Wage To... →
obscenepromqueen: stfuconservatives: Yes! I was really concerned that after the SOTU excitement died down, lawmakers would forget about the minimum wage thing. Pelosi and two other Dems are backing a bill that would make the minimum wage $10.10 an hour and index it to inflation in the future. HUGE deal. I mean If you account for inflation and productivity increases, it should ACTUALLY be...
One out of every 20 NYC murders in 2012 was...
slay-z: patrickandmarcus: The Beatles pop acid to talk about random fuckshit: Wow such legends, greatest of all time, revolutionary Rapper talks about selling drugs to feed his family: OMG HOW CAN YOU CONDONE THIS IMMORAL CRIMINAL FILTH, BAN IT!!
cutietown: satire is humorous social critique that speaks truth to power calling a nine-year-old girl a sexualized, misogynistic slur is not satire. specifically, a nine-year-old Black girl, who has already had to endure months of the racist media belittling her beautiful given name, and undermining her magnificent performance and her obvious genius as a child actor. who could be more...
Me with romantic interest: Hi, how've you been lately? How's that project you're working on? Yeah? I'd love to see sometime, dude! How's the family? Good, good. Well, I'll talk to you later! Yeah we definitely need to hang out more often. Hopefully see you soon! :)
Me with platonic friend: YOU GORGEOUS CREATURE HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN SINCE LAST I SAW YOU? HOW I'VE MISSED YOUR LUCID DIAMOND EYES, UGH I JUST WANT TO KISS YOU AND MAKE SWEET, SWEET LOVE UNDER THE MOONLIGHT. WHY ARE YOU SO PERFECTLY SCULPTED, ARE YOU AN ANGEL MADE OF MARBLE LET'S GET MARRIED.
Pro-tip: The vast majority of the women in the...
Badass Muslim Girl: When people attempt to... →
lilgodzilla: faineemae: When people attempt to undermine Beyonce’s empowerment and autonomy by defining her merit by what she does or wears, they’re actually reinforcing the oppressive society that dictates that everything including women and their rights are commodities and for sale and alienated from their person. This… white feminists, PLEASE REMEMBER: just because you are for women’s...
things was dark and singular.: Scary stories to... →
treesahquiche: magneticwave: mysinmysoul: 1. Sometimes people leave your life without a backward glance. 2. Sometimes they refuse to leave at all. 3. Sometimes, some jackass won’t stop bothering one of your best friends so you go on a road trip with JT and a hunting knife… Guyyyyyys, you can’t go on a murder road trip without me….
You want to arm me? Good. Then arm me with a school psychologist at my school...– Mary Cathryn Ricker, President of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers. (via bellella)
Once again, Caucasian does not mean white, and using it to mean white is...– omfgcate on this post Learn stuff! Difference Between White and Caucasian Stop using the word “Caucasian” to mean white White American Caucasian race “Why White People Are Called ‘Caucasian,’” (pdf) Caucasian is a Dirty Word. Who is “White”? (via writeworld)
STFU, Conservatives: leesamfish:... →
leesamfish: this-is-not-jewish: thearcanetheory: darkjez: popular-slut-club: punkcub: cynicaldouche: popular-slut-club: snakelet: Now That’s…
occupythedisco: nientedal: legolaaaas: from what i’ve seen the tolkien fandom is handling getting a popular movie and a wave of new fangirls a lot better than the marvel fandom did like the marvel fandom was like “you didn’t read the comics? get out of here you poser” and the tolkien fandom is just like “COME HERE FRIENDS, WE FEAST” THAT GIF Well they’ve got to get girls somewhere...
fuckyeahfeminists: feminishblog: It takes but a second to replace women’s health with sexual or reproductive health. It’s really that easy… and then you aren’t erasing our trans sisters. Trans however-they-may-apply. Trans siblings? Partners? Allies? What’s a good non-gendered term? Is “friends” too presumptuous?
missgingerlee: taye-bay-bay: I will never tell my children that if a boy picks on them it means he likes them. I will teach my children that “Anyone who cares about you or loves you would never dream of hurting you. They would want to protect and nurture you.” End rape culture, stop nurturing abusive relationships, by teaching your kids differently. This. I really never got why my parents...
dizzzynoodles: littlemisslucifer: kitten-wall: it always bothers me how some people are more open to calling a drag queen “she” and “her” than calling a transsexual woman “she” and “her” YES THERE IS NOT ENOUGH APPROVAL IN THE WORLD TO THROW AT THIS POST.
paradox engine: stfuconservatives: feminishblog:... →
stfuconservatives: feminishblog: lavenderlabia: theconcealedweapon: Everything Men’s Rights Activists label as “female privilege” is really patriarchy backfiring against men. The gender-specific rule that men shouldn’t hit women is caused by the misogynistic belief that…
nientedal: legolaaaas: from what i’ve seen the tolkien fandom is handling getting a popular movie and a wave of new fangirls a lot better than the marvel fandom did like the marvel fandom was like “you didn’t read the comics? get out of here you poser” and the tolkien fandom is just like “COME HERE FRIENDS, WE FEAST” THAT GIF
moonflwr343254: don’t fucking shame bitches that strip or do shit of the sort and then go to a strip club dumb asss
men: I can’t stand girls with low self-esteem, it’s such a turn off
men: Ew a fat girl ew stretch marks I want to be able to pick a girl up and kiss her and hold her in the air wow she has a flat chest mosquito-bite boobs oh gosh I don’t like boobs that big they get in the way I want a flat tummy on my girl oh she has to have a great body no love handles yuck beef curtains are gross I like big nipples I like small nipples yuck thunder thighs no that’s too thin you look anorexic I love curves no not plus-size just skinny girls with small waists and big hips wow caked on make-up is such a turn-off yet I worship this celebrity that has never been seen without make-up and I watch porn so my idea of a real woman is thousands of dollars in plastic surgery and I have unreasonable standards that real women will never be able to attain
The city netted 1,673 firearms, a four-year low, at the buyback program last...– CBS News, “L.A. moves up annual gun buyback program” No word yet on if yesterday’s buyback was a success, but since 2009, the program has taken nearly 8,000 guns off the streets. According to the mayor’s office, in just three years, there has been a 39 percent drop in gang crimes and 33 percent...
This is Thin Privilege: Thin privilege is not... →
thisisthinprivilege: Thin privilege is not worrying that you’ll be given the wrong order because of concern trolling. I overheard a girl who works at Starbucks admit that when someone is overweight, she’ll give them nonfat or soy milk in their drinks and considers this a moral thing to do because they’re so unhealthy…
honestly I think all MRAs are probable or...
friendlyangryfeminist: I feel no guilt over that, they’re all scary.
mycovir: So, in following the #mushroom tag on tumblr, I have found out two things: 1) Mario is legion (and has been tumblr saviored). 2) No matter how pretty, esoteric, contexualized, or novel a mushroom is, it is only a matter of time before tumblr (asks if)/(assumes) it is psychedelic. It’s probably all the pretty colors. People who don’t know anything see a brilliantly pink or...
This is Thin Privilege: That post about the... →
thisisthinprivilege: That post about the Starbucks worker giving overweight people soy milk in their drinks worries me. Yes, there is the whole aspect of being allergic, but not only that, there are several people (like me) who avoid eating/drinking soy products altogether because it increases the production of…
Rotundlr: For Real 2013 →
blackamazon: Part of this conversation about women respectability and rape culture is we have to embrace that some women Are awful. They benefit uncritically and unhappily from vestiges of privilege and racism and colorism and classism and rape culture And I know a lot of folks (…
One white woman raised her hand and protested, “Why are we reading about Black...– Siobhan Brooks, ”Black Feminism in Everyday Life” The failure to grasp intersectionality that I think a lot of white feminists (and really people of every type of movement seem to miss)
The Square Root of Negative One: radicallane: I... →
radicallane: I don’t own my child’s body yousetyourlimits: trulysophisticat: theemptypot: sociolab: ljarvz: bemusedlybespectacled: (CNN) — My daughter occasionally goes on a hugging and kissing strike. She’s 4. Her parents could get a…
One day I decided that I was beautiful, and so I carried out my life as if I was...– Gabourey Sidibe (via sister-bell)
reindeerplaydate: forfuturereferenceonly: kowka: haraii: christmas eve what about christmas adam happy christmas adam to all men’s rights activists Please stop pestering us with things like this. This has nothing to do with men fighting for their rights. Eve is short for ‘evening’. Please don’t turn activism into a joke. Thanks. Someone isn’t having a good christmas adam
dammitshannon: ”not like most girls” x ”nice guys” otp
SOMEBODY PLEASE EMPLOY ME
[[MORE]] Somehow, being an unemployed nude model feels more pathetic than being an unemployed anything else. I swear to God, I can hardly GIVE AWAY pictures of my naked ass right now.