Fat Body Politics: Thin Privilege vs. "Thin... →
thisisthinprivilege: gradientlair: Thin privilege exists in America and many Western nations. Even in places where this may seem questionable, Eurocentric beauty and Americanized notions of beauty are broadcasted into other places and presented as superior. I got somewhat pissed off about thin people playing doctor earlier on Twitter and tweeted this: Gotta love these thin ppl who aren’t...
We [Fraction and his wife, Kelly Sue DeConnick] were pregnant at the time, and...– Writer Matt Fraction on his role on expanding the profile of female characters in the Marvel Universe. (via goodmanw)
angelicpity: I hate when dudes act like it’s a huge tragedy when no one wants to fuck them No one is obligated to have sex with you Obviously no one wants to have sex with you; perhaps you should take a moment out of your day and consider why
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect....– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via infinitives)
callmekitto: internetfeet: People mistake ovulation and menstruation to be the same thing when in fact they aren’t Ovulation is when the eggs are saying “hello friends I am here” And menstuation is when the eggs are saying “goodbye friends I am gone” THIS EXPLAINS THE DIFFERENCE 40x BETTER THAN MY ENTIRE SEVENTH GRADE SEX ED CLASS.
Princeton University psychologist Susan Fiske took brain scans of heterosexual...– The Equality Illusion (via lesilencieux) scary. (via fuckyeahfeminists)
This really isn't that difficult to grasp.
tzikeh: 1) Benedict Cumberbatch gave a phenomenal performance as Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek: Into Darkness. 2) The casting of a white man as Khan Noonien Singh in 2013 is HIGHLY PROBLEMATIC. 3) Both of these things can be true at the same time. 4) No, really; they can.
I have to believe that caring for myself is not self indulgent. Caring for...– Audre Lorde (via romanceplanet)
You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job...– When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”) Every time someone says we’re a lazy and entitled generation I’m going to show them this They should be happy most of us...
“‘We Have Always Fought’: Challenging the ‘Women,... →
feels-like-fire: inky-petrel: I am going to tell you a story about llamas. It will be like every other story you have ever heard about llamas: how they are covered in fine scales; how they… THIS. This is fantastic. *applauds* Also some fantastic artwork in the article. READ THIS. READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS READ THIS. It’s long-ish but it’s totally worth it (and also the...
SailAweigh: leupagus: jaaaaaaaaaackfrost:... →
leupagus: jaaaaaaaaaackfrost: frostlands: jaaaaaaaaaackfrost: but what if a vampire drank the blood of someone who was anemic like would they be seriously grossed out “what the fuck is this” “i have anemia” “can you take something for that you should probably take…
The few own the many because they possess the means of livelihood of all … The...– - Helen Keller, 1911 Why did we learn about Helen Keller’s childhood in school and not about the socialist and feminist advocacy that was her focus for the vast majority of her adult life? She was a suffragette and a disability rights activist! She helped to found the ACLU! She was a member of the...