I’m fat positive because your weight doesn’t have any necessary relationship to...– From a fantastic post “Why I’m Fat Positive” by You’re Welcome (via heyfatchick)
dinaghoulina: She’s just too cute.
The idea of what type of qualities constitutes an “actual” rape victim is an...– Coco, Taking Action When Justice Is Deferred: Nafissatou Diallo, Persephone Magazine
The Naked Clam and Other Preposterous Pubic Hair... →
Vaginas and vulvas are confusing enough without pubes. Even though we’ve all got them, we end up feeling like we have way more hair down there than we should. It’s easy to see why; in magazines, on MTV, and pretty much everywhere else in the world where it’s PC to show the bikini line, the mass waxification – and Photoshopification – of women has led us all to feel like we’re secret yetis.
Va te..!: How to Navigate Parisian Public... →
vateparis: So… it’s hot, it’s crowded, you’re wearing less clothing than usual but you’re still forced to press up against a crowd of complete strangers in the metro. Whether you walk or cram yourself into the public transportation, you’re going to sweat, and it’s a struggle to look composed and feel… Nice tips on how to survive a subway ride in Paris that also happen to emphasize the...
Gentle Homophobia on the Sitcom Friends via Sociological Images Tijana Mamula has put together a 50-minute video presenting all of the portrayals of gays and lesbians in ten seasons of the sitcom Friends. Her aim is to illustrate not just the homophobia, but the ease with which gently homophobic humor pervades the series. She writes: The homophobic jokes, as they appear in the original series,...
Mosquito Ringtones →
What is the highest frequency you can hear? I’m good up to 15 kHz, which is consistent with my age. Still living in a noisy big city, it’s not going to get any better!
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are...– Deepak Chopra (via eternalconsciousness)
¿Quieres tiempo y espacio? Te ofrezco toda mi eternidad y un lugar a mi lado.– Pablo neruda (via bomshalala)
When women explain to you — in a calm, nuanced, proportionate way — that there...– Why We Have To Talk About This: Atheism, Sexism and Blowing Up the Internet (via petitefeministe)
The rape of men →
petitefeministe: [Trigger Warning: Rape] By Will Storr, in the Observer This article is horrifying and really difficult to read, but it needs to be read and awareness needs to be raised. Of all the secrets of war, there is one that is so well kept that it exists mostly as a rumour. It is usually denied by the perpetrator and his victim. Governments, aid agencies and human rights defenders at...
To me, the true experience of racial privilege is that of never having to think...– Elaine Dove, Race And Craigslist Dating: An Experiment (via murdershanewrote) ABSOLUTELY. (via agradschoolbreakup)