shiphassailed: Rape culture means we are expected to figure out whether or not you’re just kidding about raping us.
Are there men who demand that their women wear a hijab? I am sure there are;...– Inge Rombaut in an IPS News interview about the Muslim headscarf. (via abudai)
‘Fat’ is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants...– J.K. Rowling (via likejameslovedlily)
Rape is way, WAY more prevalent than you seem to think it is… Your job as a...– comedian Curtis Luciani (in response to the Tosh rape joke incident)
If Sarah Palin were black, her daughter’s out of wedlock, “baby daddy drama”...– If Sarah Palin Were Black (via azspot)
One of the worst ways to stop someone from telling sexist jokes is to tell him...– If This Isn’t From a Book, It Should Be (via gaircyrch) Oh my god, I’m gonna have to try this it’s brilliant. I’ve been doing it wrong this whole time. (via stfufauxminists)
This is how thoroughly we women have been sexualized, that we cannot make the...– Women’s tennis and the gender politics of grunting « Fit and Feminist (via sexisnottheenemy)
Women owning their sexual pleasure veers dangerously close to women wanting to...– On Slut Shaming (via fuckititsfriday)
[TW: discussion of sexual assault] Society has allowed rapists to define what...– A section of the article “How I became a rape victim” (via ceedling)
Am I arguing that girls and women shouldn’t be held responsible for their...– Emily Maguire, Princesses & Pornstars: Sex, Power, Identity. (via frrrass)
It saddens me to see girls proudly declaring they’re not like other girls –...– “I’m not like the other girls”, Claudia Gray Excellent article. I always end up thinking this when I see reblogs like that. Female competition is a horrible, poisonous thing (that I’ve only recently gotten over engaging in, and I am much happier for it). (via birdwithapeopleface)
Instead of trying to fictionalize gender, let’s talk about the moments in life...– Julia Serano (via lavenderlabia)
Weightlifter Sarah Robles is an incredible athlete, but outside the world of...– The Strongest Woman In America Lives In Poverty Sarah Robles is ranked higher than any other American weightlifter, male or female. She’s the best hope the U.S. has at an Olympic medal in the sport — but she struggles to pay her rent. (this quote from Sarah kind of breaks my heart: ““I still have...
Your catcalls are not a compliment. →
nessfraserloves: I know this has been written about by others in ways that are a lot more articulate and interesting — but to be honest, I just need a place to express how fucking angry I am right now. So shitty men of Toronto, listen up: Your catcalls are not a compliment. Honking at me from your lifted Ford Ranger doesn’t make me feel sexy, it makes me feel powerless and objectified....