A catcall is entirely about reminding you that you are not yours. The purity...– “Female ‘Purity’ is Bullshit”, by Lindy West (at jezebel.com)
Okay, guy, so why do you feel like you want/need/deserve to settle down with a...– Female ‘Purity’ Is Bullshit Hitting the bullshit nail right on its head. Feminists don’t hate men, we hate the bullshit power structure that exists that allows men to take advantage of women rather than dealing with their emotions. (via teacheremmalee) HOLLLLLLLA (via sissypunks)
I believed that I wanted to be a poet, but deep down I just wanted to be a poem.– Jaime Gil de Bieda (via bobdylanswife)
ihaveabsolutelynoidea: Time uses a picture of a young woman taking a selfie to demonstrate how fucked up our generation is Why not use a picture of a 50 year old white male banker masturbating with mortgage papers into the mouth of a senator
what you said was: "i don't respect women who don't respect themselves"
what you meant was: "i and society as a whole hold women up to ridiculous respectability standards directly relating to the "purity" of said women while hypersexualizing them at the same time and if you are a woman and don't fit my awkward monolith of criteria then i refuse to acknowledge your humanity"
what i heard was: "hi i'm a misogynist piece of shit, please punch me in my face"
To those who won't hear this:
wristsareforbracelets: Good morning, I love you. Have a good day. Good afternoon, hope you’re having a good day. I love you. Goodnight, I love you. Sleep Well.
Love, Locks, Laughter, Words, & Breath: Water by... →
Part One: There are things you haven’t told yourself Because you only learn things in books And no one has written about this yet You feel flower petal and thorn-less And just want a soft place to land Somewhere you won’t turn to pulp You’ve fallen in love with the way he looked at you
What’s the worst possible thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now....– Jessica Valenti, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters (via anais-927)
vaginapowersactivate: vrisrezi: hellalara: i wish i had a super tight-knit group of friends that i fought crime with i wish i had a super tight-knit group of friends that i committed crimes with i wish i had a super tight group of criminals that i knitted with
Fuck anyone that makes you feel like less of an artist for making the art you...– Matt Fraction (via wilwheaton) And this, among many other reasons, is why I’m opening my book with a quote from Matt Fraction. (via combatbrodom)
adthehero: The news is so confused right now. They don’t know whether to humanize them as misled white boys or treat them like middle-eastern terrorists.
Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a...– Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (via calloway)
do i want to fuck you or be you: the queer...
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