body positive zone: Gay Men and Body Image →
withquestionablewit: Think of the first ten gay men you’ve seen portrayed by the media. How many are thin? How many are fat? If you can think of more than two fat gay men who were more than side characters, you’re already doing better than I am. This is a problem. It’s setting gay youth up…
It is not us trying to 'justify' our weight, it is...
bumsquash: And failing.
balkan-thug: egyptiansoapbox: Cultures that endorse modesty and cultures that endorse hypersexualization are the *same* thing. Both define female sexuality by how it relates to the male gaze. In both cases the female body exists as an ornament either to be kept carefully hidden or put on display. Neither is an empowering feminist achievement. Thank you. I couldn’t have said it...
iwillnotshavemyvagina: You know the analogy for sex that "a key that opens a lot of locks is a good key, but a lock that opens by many keys is a shitty lock," right?
me: yeah, I hate it.
iwillnotshavemyvagina: Well, I came up with a better one: "A bowl that holds many Cheetos is a good bowl; however, a Cheeto that's seen many bowls is a nasty Cheeto."
EDIT: iwilnotshavemyvaginamerelysaid this to me in a reiteration of hat she saw someone else say on tumblr. I never heard it before and thought it was cool, so credit is due where it's due--I just like the concept. :D
iwillnotshavemyvagina: Here’s my little diddy:...
stfuconservatives: Ron Paul Knew All About His Beloved Racist Newsletters livealifethatscompletelyfree: Gawker.com via Washington Post The Washington Post is out with an excellent update on the history of the racist, homophobic, survivalist, nutcase newspapers that were published under his name in the 80s and 90s, which comes awfully close to confirming the most likely version of the...
bebinn: Thinking About Leaving an Abusive Relationship [TW: dating violence, violence against women] slutrockerbitch: The list below was compiled with help from regular visitors to the “Survivor’s Post” forum of our message board. Thanks to AJ, Kiara, Lynn, Nancie, Sunny and Vella for the well thought-out posts that contributed. Getting Prepared Emotionally Visualize yourself having...
fuck yeah sex education: Weekly Links Roundup... →
In my absence due to a heavy work load and way too much WoW, I missed Tuesday. Please, ask away!
A great teacher can offer an escape from poverty to the child who dreams beyond...– President Obama (via apsies) Teachers matter a LOT. As positive an influence on your life a good teacher can be is as negative an influence a bad teacher can be. (via fuckyeahsexeducation)
This is the more disgusting thing I've ever read. →
TW: Extreme sexism, prostitution, & abuse. This is awful.
BREAKING: Obama administration approves a rule... →
supcakes: erikawithac: thecuntmentality: think-progress: A MAJOR WIN for women’s health reproductive rights! Fixed that for you. Love, Taylor My mom and I ate Thanksgiving dinner in the cafeteria of the hospital where she works (as a barista). I met a bunch of her coworkers/friends, including a woman who was about four months pregnant and who my mother told me had become pregnant...
STFU, Conservatives: An email I just received from... →
stfuconservatives: Hi everyone! A big hurrah to you!!!!! We’ve won for now — SOPA and PIPA were dropped by Congress today — the votes we’ve been scrambling to mobilize against have been cancelled. The largest online protest in history has fundamentally changed the game. You were heard. On January 18th, 13…
Anonymous asked: Follow recs: sexisnottheenemy, pinkpanthers, lgbtlaughs, and stfuconservatives (I'm not sure if that particular blog would be relevant here, but I think they're affiliated with some feminist tumblrs)
privilege is simple: going for a pleasant stroll after dark, not checking the...– D. A. Clarke
Second Class Citizens Documentary by Ryan James... →
“I want to make a documentary that encompasses all areas in which we are discriminated against. The general population is not aware that discrimination against the gay community goes beyond marriage & bullying. There is far too much hate directed towards our community and I want to capture that hate on camera. In addition, I want to explore where this hate comes from, why it...