commiekinkshamer: i have no problem with pointing out that anyone of any gender can be an abuser, rapist, pedophile etc because that’s absolutely true. but the problem with always emphasizing “yes but it happens to everyone, not just women (or people of colour, or trans* people, etc)!” is that it depoliticizes the issue. violence is not an accident, it is reflective of social power relations...
But the biggest surprise of “Aschenputtel” [Grimm brothers version of the...– from Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture by Peggy Orenstein. (via feminishblog)
I don’t want to be a feminist anymore. Like a five-year-old, I want to close my...– I don’t want to be a feminist anymore. (via gingerrqueer) Read the rest of this article - it’s perfect. (via provoice) Truth. I am also exhausted. (via factualfeminist)
Still Got Lipstick: Because let's face it; we've... →
stillgotlipstick: I mean, who hasn’t felt like this before? And we ALL have boy struggles (or, I guess, girl struggles. Or, really, relationship struggles. I shouldn’t generalize, here. The point stands—we struggle with things like crushes), and who doesn’t feel like this sometimes? And we’re all a little awkward sometimes (I feel totally comfortable generalizing here, especially...
ameliorate or destroy: confusedtree:... →
confusedtree: stockinettestitch: confusedtree: Earlier today this one girl was talking about how racism only happens if you’re too sensitive and that words are just words and that rather than being offended by how dismissive of the experiences of people who deal with racism…
khaleesi: the-adequate-gatsby: the-adequate-gatsby: the-adequate-gatsby: My sister keeps asking me if I want to go see The Great Cosby with her and I don’t have it in my heart to correct her. #i laugh-farted at this :’((((
I should never have done all my research in prisons. I should have spent my time...– From the book, The Psychopath Test: A Journey through the Madness Industry, written by Jon Ronson. (via lilnerdette) Exactly this. I went to a seminar with Robert Hare, and he said this same thing, that people make much too little of the non-serial killer variety of psychoath. Swindling on a...
unapologeticfatty: myqueersexytime: Sometimes I feel ugly. Sometimes I hate my weight. Sometimes I just hate myself. And that’s okay. I embrace those negative feelings. Body positivity is a process. Body positivity is not a linear journey. I say this often but it’s important to say and hear. Body positivity is not a linear journey. Some days will be easier than others. You can feel...
The best way to dehumanize someone while claiming you’re not is to believe you...– The danger of worldviews (Speaking when the world sleeps) Truth bomb if I ever saw one. (via ikenbot)
heckboy: “You’re depressed because you don’t have God in your life”