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...
This is what I don’t get - Women are impure because males have touched them....– Comment on Jezebel article “Female ‘Purity’ Is Bullshit” (via jececilia)
There’s a medicine that, in half a century of use, has been linked to a grand...– Anya Josephs, Girls of All Ages Need Access to Emergency Contraception (via sparkamovement)
I hated high school. I don’t trust anybody who looks back on the years from 14...– Stephen King (via allegorys)
Government assistance in America is invisible until black people receive it....– Melissa Harris-Perry and Karen Finney (paraphrased), commenting on a recent New York Times editorial wherein black farmers were all but vilified as ‘lazy takers’ who gamed the system —for winning an historic discrimination lawsuit against the USDA: Pigford v. Glickman (via odinsblog)
Queer, Gifted & Black: What is cultural... →
swanblood: I think I’m going to make that previous post into a post that can be reblogged. Again, this is just one person’s opinion about cultural appropriation! Don’t take my words as absolute truth. Ask different people what they think and read different stories. —- What is cultural appropriation? The phrase means literally, “one culture taking parts from another culture”, for example, the...
People who don't remember their childhoods are...
alexandraerin: girljanitor: And my BF is one of them. To me, it’s like…wow, there’s this whole huge portion of your life that’s just…missing. And I guess it doesn’t seem weird for them at all. One the one hand, I do realize that my development was unusual to say the least, since I began to speak at 6 months old and could read and write before I was 2, and I think that probably had some effect...
White people lack empathy for brown people, brain... →
inriri: mocosyamores: New research from the University of Toronto-Scarborough shows that white people’s mirror-neuron-system fires much less, if at all, when they watch people of colour performing motor tasks, and I’m n… The title basically states it all. Who’s surprised? -crickets- WOW. SCIENCE PROVES SHIT POC HAVE BEEN SAYING FOR YEAR, COMES AS NO SURPRISE. (to poc at least, we all know...
Let me adjust those for you.
I think the part I dislike the most about being an Optician is seeing people walk around in poorly fitting frames. Patients deserve better service than that. If it’s in my ‘house’ I will try my best to remedy the situation, but if it’s out on the street all I can do is feel bad for the patient and EXTREMELY ANGRY that there are people out there who...
Why aren't more people freaking out about the new...
powerdadgendoikari: captain-communism: monetizeyourcat: dancepunksnotdead: You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework? It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this. http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift ...
heirofmedusa: pegthepatriarchy: Eat that pussy and be grateful. There’s starving nice guys in fedoras who don’t have any. LOL YES.
thegoddamazon: If men were suddenly wiped from existence I guarantee you women would find a way to carry on.
altonym: I was halfway to the reblog button when You kinda just did.
Quietly Thinking Aloud: if there is one thing... →
alexandraerin: themodernistwitch: bankuei: cupcakesnotbombs: navigatethestream: its the notion of boycotts you wanna know why the bus boycotts of the civil rights movement were so successful? because an alternative black run transportation system was created for those who couldn’t walk to work or whatever they had to go they didn’t just tell people “oh the bus enforces racist policies...
tears-in-the-tardis: sometimes my mood is ‘beyonce’ but other times its ‘white person in an infomercial’
greekgogurt: do you ever look at someone you used to be good friends with and cringe Or someone you used to be dating
If you are reading this in the United States or Canada, whose land are you on,...– Qwo-Li Driskill (Cherokee), “Doubleweaving Two-Spirit Critiques: Building Alliances between Native and Queer Studies” (via nepantlastrategies)
[W]hen we launch in a territory the Bittorrent traffic drops as the Netflix...– Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix (via laliberty) Look, someone who gets it. (via knitmeapony) Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. Same thing goes for pirated music where legit services such as Spotify are made available. And because it bears repeating, Ted Sarandos’ most...
I don't understand how you can draw so close to...
and then the next week its like, wait, was I the only one there? I think so… because where are you now?