When I was a kid, I used to go over to friend’s houses and notice that their...– The Pervocracy, Everyone else is doing it… right? (via slutwalksignideas)
One of the worst ways to stop someone from telling sexist jokes is to tell him...– [via stfufauxminists, padaviya] (via feimineach)
A patriarchal bargain is a decision to accept gender rules that disadvantage...– Why is Kim Kardashian famous?
No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them.– Assata Shakur (via ethiopienne)
I think that’s wrong. Bangladesh may or may not need tougher workplace safety...– Different Places Have Different Safety Rules and That’s OK says Matthew Yglesias at Slate. This is NOT satire. I repeat, in case you thought this was a joke made in poor taste, this is NOT satire. This is simply Yglesias peddling the logic of capitalism in response to the factory (sweatshop...
Responses to the Shit Men Say in Defense of Street... →
Almost every man we spoke to felt the remarks made to women in the streets were “harmless” and were an attempt at being neighborly. When we asked whether they were similarly neighborly to other men, their defense fell apart. They pointed out the absurdity of infringing on someone’s personal space in public in that way. Yet when we pointed out that these gender-based unsolicited remarks are...
Eternity is very long, especially towards the end.– Woody Allen (via kateoplis)
“Dove Real Beauty,” self-esteem, and One Direction →
There is no room in Doveland for women who know they’re hot.
Why Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" Video Makes Me...
jazzylittledrops: So this video started going around my facebook today, with about a dozen of my female friends sharing the link with comments like, and “Everyone needs to see this”, and “All girls should watch this,” and “This made me cry.” And I’m not trying to shame those girls! I definitely understand why they would do so. And I don’t want to be a killjoy. But as I clicked the link and...
Women and femininity are so derided in American culture that it’s not uncommon...– Jessica Valenti, The Purity Myth (via brute-reason)