1. Watch Emma’s speech and take action

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  2. glutenfreewaffles:

    Ladies of the MCU + Misogyny

    "Whatever women do, they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult." - Charlotte Whitton

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  3. 
"For the record, feminism by definition is: ‘The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.’
I started questioning gender-based assumptions when at eight I was confused at being called “bossy,” because I wanted to direct the plays we would put on for our parents—but the boys were not.When at 14 I started being sexualized by certain elements of the press.When at 15 my girlfriends started dropping out of their sports teams because they didn’t want to appear “muscly.”When at 18 my male friends were unable to express their feelings.I decided I was a feminist and this seemed uncomplicated to me. But my recent research has shown me that feminism has become an unpopular word. Apparently I am among the ranks of women whose expressions are seen as too strong, too aggressive, isolating, anti-men and, unattractive.
Why is the word such an uncomfortable one?”

    "For the record, feminism by definition is: ‘The belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.’

    I started questioning gender-based assumptions when at eight I was confused at being called “bossy,” because I wanted to direct the plays we would put on for our parents—but the boys were not.

    When at 14 I started being sexualized by certain elements of the press.

    When at 15 my girlfriends started dropping out of their sports teams because they didn’t want to appear “muscly.”

    When at 18 my male friends were unable to express their feelings.

    I decided I was a feminist and this seemed uncomplicated to me. But my recent research has shown me that feminism has become an unpopular word. Apparently I am among the ranks of women whose expressions are seen as too strong, too aggressive, isolating, anti-men and, unattractive.

    Why is the word such an uncomfortable one?”

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  4. Reblogged from: edwardspoonhands
  5. Not one single hurtful thing ever got changed by someone grinning and bearing it.

    Hurtful things changed because people have said ‘That hurts me. Stop.’

    And every time you try to silence someone and tell them that they shouldn’t be hurt, shouldn’t be offended, shouldn’t choose this battle, that this isn’t important and that other things are more important - you are serving the hurtful rather than the hurt.

    (via moniquill)
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  6. Highlight of dinner with friends: having to explain “pegging” to one of my friends.

  7. Eating twizzlers on the metro like the REBEL THAT I AM.

    Yeah. James Dean ain’t got nothing on me.

  8. veganweedsoup:

    don’t you wish you could just hold your twelve year old self in your arms and say “you’re beautiful and perfect and your body is perfect and your obsession with boobs is not going to go away so you might as well embrace it kid, you’re gay as shit”

    Reblogged from: outforhealth
  9. hauriret:

    based off this text post because its adorable

    Reblogged from: lgbtlaughs
  10. More like crapitalism
    Karl Marx (via queerandpresentdanger)
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  11. caelas:

    saying feminism is unnecessary because you don’t feel oppressed is like saying fire extinguishers are unnecessary because your house isn’t on fire

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  12. vouguez:

To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do. 

    vouguez:

    To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do. 

    Reblogged from: refinery29
  13. Left-handed and LGBT people make up about the same percentage of the overall population. We would be horrified to meet someone who says, “I love you, and I want to have children with you, but if they are left-handed, I will not love and care about them and will drive them from our lives.” That doesn’t make any sense. Why would you create a family with that person? And it makes just as little sense to hate a gay kid, or marry someone who is going to hate your gay kid. We don’t pick who our children are going to be. When we choose to be parents, we are taking on the responsibility, obligation and honor to love the children we adopt or create. If someone is not prepared to cherish and celebrate a gay child, they have no business being a parent. Our kids didn’t choose to be created, and they didn’t choose us to be their parents. And every child deserves their parent’s unconditional love. Every child.
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  14. sidizenkane:

mizufae:

pastel-gizibe:

shannonwest:

equalityandthecity:

(via Students help Emma Sulkowicz carry mattress to class in first collective carry)

Y E S 

IT IS GETTING BETTER

When I first read about this woman’s plan I thought it was a strong idea but I was worried that it was a little bit much for one person, no matter how dedicated, to keep it up for too long, especially since she has, you know, college to commit to. I never thought about how, if other people helped her carry her burden, I never thought about how much it would look like pallbearers with a coffin. Which is simply one of the strongest visual symbols one can use to disturb people in the western world.

Wow

    sidizenkane:

    mizufae:

    pastel-gizibe:

    shannonwest:

    equalityandthecity:

    (via Students help Emma Sulkowicz carry mattress to class in first collective carry)

    Y E S 

    IT IS GETTING BETTER

    When I first read about this woman’s plan I thought it was a strong idea but I was worried that it was a little bit much for one person, no matter how dedicated, to keep it up for too long, especially since she has, you know, college to commit to. I never thought about how, if other people helped her carry her burden, I never thought about how much it would look like pallbearers with a coffin. Which is simply one of the strongest visual symbols one can use to disturb people in the western world.

    Wow

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  15. get to know me | favorite movies [2/5→ the prince of egypt (1998)

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