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beautiful-and-dreaming:

cyberteeth:

No Straight Pride: Why is there a Gay Pride?


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I fucking love this.

thatsmybreastsnotmypinlanyard:

You know what’s not super cute?

A man giving me his opinion on how I could “be a better woman”.

How about you grow a vagina and then get treated like a second class citizen and then have people make unwanted advances on you and then when you call them out on it have them tell you “you were asking for it” and that “you’re a bitch for leading me on” and have people write off your depression over your grandmother’s death and mother’s mental health as “just on your period” and then you can tell me how I can better myself to be more pleasing for a man who is terrified of not being the most important thing in the room because that’s what you meant to say in the first place.

crystalzelda:

ameliaelizabeth:

TIME’s new cover makes me so mad I could write essays about it, but instead I’m going to keep job hunting since in today’s world a university degree means nothing and therefore like much of my generation, I’m stuck choosing between minimum wage jobs and internships that I can’t afford to accept in an attempt to pay off my tens of thousands of dollars worth of student debt.

I’d be interested in reading this article to see exactly what makes us entitled and lazy. Are we lazy because more of us are completing high school and going to college than ever before? Are we entitled because our standard of living is declining? Do we live with our parents because we’re too slothful to leave or is because our education costs are getting steeper and steeper while we’re getting less and less aid?

Tell us, Time Magazine, about how we’re narcissistic little slugs when we’re faced with an economic crisis that resulted in a lowering of our standard of living, an increase in tuition costs and how when we get out of our very expensive schools, more and more of us are going to end up working minimum wage jobs. 

On Periods: Let’s put this shit to bed right now: Women don’t lose their minds when they have period-related irritability. It doesn’t lower their ability to reason; it lowers their patience and, hence, tolerance for bullshit. If an issue comes up a lot during “that time of the month,” that doesn’t mean she only cares about it once a month; it means she’s bothered by it all the time and lacks the capacity, once a month, to shove it down and bury it beneath six gulps of willful silence.

(Source: amypoehler)

islandofmisfitt0ys:

deviantfemme:

pratfall:

how to dress for your shape: are you human-shaped? play up your natural sex appeal by wearing whatever the fuck you want

Life Tip: As the weather gets warmer, continue to wear whatever the fuck you want. Flaunt everything or keep it cool under cover. Dress to make yourself feel rad.

how to get a bikini body:
put a bikini on your body

scrickiras:

  • if a girl wants to be feminine
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • if a girl doesn’t want to be feminine
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • if a girl doesn’t adhere to society’s standards of what is “”acceptable”” i.e shaving their legs
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • if a girl wants to shave her legs
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • if a girl has a lot of sex
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • if a girl doesn’t have sex
  • THAT IS OK!!!
  • STOP VILIFYING GIRLS SIMPLY FOR CHOOSING WHAT TO DO AND NOT DO WITH THEIR BODIES. THEY AREN’T YOUR BODIES.
  • THANKS (◡‿◡✿) 

lacigreen:

can this be common sense yet

yesimbeyonce:

paintthelockerswithyourbrains:

bro strider serving up some real shit right here

PERFECT.

(Source: officialbrostrider)

subterraneanscum:

Rape culture is telling a female celebrity she “should have worn underwear~” instead of confronting how it’s really fucked up that men can make a living by forcibly shoving camera lenses between young women’s legs every time they leave the house.

Like most women, I currently live in a society where violence, harassment and scary shit can break out at any moment, just because I told some random asshole “no” without bothering to be nice about it. Doing that is so dangerous that most women don’t dare; after a few scary incidents, they learn to make up excuses, to smile, to be sweet and welcoming, to act as if every single random asshole on the street is a precious new friend that they would just LOVE to stand outside of the Chipotle and chat with FOR HOURS, if only cruel fate had not intervened. That’s what it’s actually like, being a woman: Playing nice with every random asshole, because this random asshole might be the one who hurts you. And then, if he hurts you anyway, they’ll tell you that you led him on.
‎’Slut’ is attacking women for their right to say yes. ‘Friend Zone’ is attacking women for their right to say no.

“… and ‘Bitch’ is attacking women for their right to call you on it.”  (via moldyvoldie)

(Source: emilys-nostalgia)

The reality is that so-called pro-life movement is not about saving babies. It’s about punishing women for having sex. That’s why they oppose birth control. That’s why they want to ban abortion even though doing so will simply drive women to have dangerous back alley abortions. That’s why they want to penalize women who take public assistance and then dare to have sex, leaving an exemption for those who become pregnant from rape. It’s not about babies. If it were about babies, they would be making access to birth control widespread and free and creating a comprehensive social safety net so that no woman finds herself with a pregnancy she can’t afford. They would be raising money for research on why half of all zygotes fail to implant and working to prevent miscarriages. It’s not about babies. It’s about controlling women. It’s about making sure they have consequences for having unapproved sex.

Though she be but little she is fierce.: IMO you know when it is ok to say "but, but, men can be sexually assualted too!" during a conversation about how... 

sweetupndown9:

Via. Blaming the (female) victim by talking about clothing choices, intoxicity levels, promiscuity etc etc.

When someone explicitly states that men cannot be sexually assaulted. When someone says men are not ever sexually assualted. Then yes, by all means, say something.

As someone who was…

neuralwiles:

angel-with-a-lariat:

mama-boy:

really tho.

preach

It also means a person who is already ashamed of how they look is caused to be even more ashamed for also not being “confident enough” and feeling ashamed to begin with. Secondary shaming is counterproductive and harmful.

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