grasstafarian: Haiku day 77: Don’t apologize Because you take up more space. Walk like you’re the Sun.
Reduce cellulite. Be gone dry skin. Vanish unwanted facial hair. Diminish...– Guerrilla Girls (via chubby-bunnies)
What students need isn’t a lecture on abstinence. They need a community that...– In defence of hooking up – in university and beyond | Jill Filipovic | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk (via lesilencieux)
Weight and body oppression is oppressive to everyone. When you live in a society...– Golda Poretsky (via lovethyfatness)
What I Learned From Gay Sex: Misogyny And... →
sinidentidades: I am not quiet during sex. I communicate my desires and ask the same of my partners. I believe that this not only creates a safe sexual environment but makes for the most pleasurable experience for everyone. If I’m making sounds that aren’t words, that more or less means I’m having a good time. People generally respond well to this type of nonverbal feedback; I’ve only had one...
TW: What kind of world do we live in when young men are so proud of violating...– “In Rape Tragedies, the Shame Is Ours,” my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti)
Hey no big deal or anything
boy-wonderrr: but New Zealand just passed marriage equality into law. Cool eh
FEMEN needs to recognize that Muslim women do in fact have agency, and the idea...– Muslim women shockingly not grateful for topless European women trying to “save” them (via ellielamothe)
Calling Out Bigotry: CASUAL THINGS YOU DO THAT... →
backwardblackbyrd: 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….
shorm: If you think that representation doesn’t matter, that’s probably because you’re already represented.
takealookatyourlife: Pro-life activists cut the fuel line on the car of a nurse at an abortion clinic in Auckland today. We haven’t had activism tactics like this since the 80s. Cross your fingers for New Zealand that this is a one off incident. So awful!
: Black Women Are Not Just White Women's "Allies"... →
gradientlair: This is a common theme—the idea that the most Black women can be are cheerleaders and “allies” for White women’s feminism. NO. Just as bell hooks notes, Feminism Is For Everybody. The daily whining that I encounter over why Black women can’t just be good little…
It’s not uncommon for people to come out as gay after being in heterosexual...– Eradicating biphobia within gay communities and gay media (via cbrachyrhynchos)
Indeed, the idea of ‘winning the girl’ – of overcoming female objections or...– The Creepiness Question (via notemily) Its an extended rape fantasy narrative, is what it is. (via bad-dominicana)
Regarding sex work stigma: I had a social worker who was helping me leave a...– A Guest Post from a Friend of The Site. We are so, so very sorry this happened to you - and for what happened to your coworker. We feel so much for all the children in this situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please, if there is ever anything we can do to help, please contact us. SW6...
The other question everybody asks is, why doesn’t she just leave? Why didn’t I...– “Why domestic violence victims don’t leave” - Leslie Morgan Steiner (via eaaao) Read the comments on almost any story about a woman who was attacked/killed by partner, and I 100% guarantee you will see one that implies that the victim is at fault for not leaving or not leaving sooner. DON’T BLAME...
In spite of the fact that women are now earning the majority of college degrees,...– From the Center for American Progress Fact Sheet: The Wage Gap for Women The Consequences of Workplace Pay Inequity for Women in America (via aauwpress)
Life's a bitch and then you die.: TRANSGENDERS AND... →
sebastians-pierced-penis: “ACT birth certificates could soon recognise transgender and intersex people. As well, another category, ”indeterminate”, is also being considered. … In its report ”Beyond the Binary: Legal Recognition of Sex and Gender Diversity in the ACT”, the council also calls for an end to the…
Diet ideas: Eat whatever you want, and if anyone tries to lecture you about your weight, eat them too.
Punishment for rape in Ancient Rome: Rapist's gonads were crushed between two stones.
Punishment for rape in America in 2013: 1-2 years of jail and victim-blaming, rapist-sympathetic media coverage.
Male privilege is “I have a boyfriend” being the only thing that can actually...– The Sociological Cinema (via trimichaelceratops) truest thing i’ve ever read (via sleepymiss) There was actually research that was done that found that women who used an “I have a boyfriend/husband” excuse to reject unwanted sexual attention and harassment by their bosses were more likely to be...