tattooed-on-my-knuckles-for-life:

*piano starts*
I’m not doing it
*piano goes on*
I’m not doing it goddammit
*piano continues*
Fuck you if you think it’ll hapWHEN I WAS, A YOUNG BOY

"'Men experience [x problem],’ should be a whole sentence. If you have to tack on the word ‘too,’ then you’re using the experience of male victims to silence females instead of giving them their own space."

policymic:

23 times feminist campaigns changed the world

Remember when everyone was like “Feminism is so dead?” Well, the last few years have absolutely proved that theory wrong.

Activists have become increasingly skilled in the digital age at using the sophisticated online tools to galvanize social change. The result? Amazing feminists are changing the world.

Here’s a look at the incredible digital campaigns in recent memory resulting in amazing feminist victories. There’s tons of work left to be done, but these moments are worth celebrating. They are a strong reminder of why we keep on fighting.

See the full list

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My 5-year-old insists that Bilbo Baggins is a girl.

The first time she made this claim, I protested. Part of the fun of reading to your kids, after all, is in sharing the stories you loved as a child. And in the story I knew, Bilbo was a boy. A boy hobbit. (Whatever that entails.)

But my daughter was determined. She liked the story pretty well so far, but Bilbo was definitely a girl. So would I please start reading the book the right way? I hesitated. I imagined Tolkien spinning in his grave. I imagined mean letters from his testy estate. I imagined the story getting as lost in gender distinctions as dwarves in the Mirkwood.

Then I thought: What the hell, it’s just a pronoun. My daughter wants Bilbo to be a girl, so a girl she will be. And you know what? The switch was easy. Bilbo, it turns out, makes a terrific heroine. She’s tough, resourceful, humble, funny, and uses her wits to make off with a spectacular piece of jewelry. Perhaps most importantly, she never makes an issue of her gender—and neither does anyone else.

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You are my new favourite blog

Ahh thank you!

A message from Anonymous
In what way has that picture got anything to do with feminism at all?

I’m afraid you’re going to have to be more specific

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I am absolutely in love with your blog and you're quite a beauty actually

Aw cheers :)

"One of the most disturbing scenes in Disney’s “Aladdin” is when Jasmine must pretend to seduce Jaffar in order to distract him. The clothing that the animators chose to put her in, complete with the shackles, are all a white, colonial wet dream. And she’s the only Disney princess who’s had to use her body in this way to distract someone. Then there’s this scene in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” where Esmeralda is shimmying her hips and breasts and basically ends with a pole-dance sequence: a far cry from the delicate waltzes and pirouettes that Belle and Aurora dance. The simultaneous fascination and revulsion that Whiteness has for WOC bodies are unmistakably evident in Disney’s posturing of Jasmine and Esmeralda."

elizabitchtaylor:

she wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts

she’s cheer captain and I respect her right to wear whatever she wants and participate in traditionally ‘feminine’ activities because I understand that life is not about condemning another woman’s personal choices just because she doesn’t ‘deserve’ the boy i have a crush on

slackerlackermotivation:

needs to be put up in every school 

slackerlackermotivation:

needs to be put up in every school 

feminishblog:

"I didn’t want to come on here and have this be awkward."

But I did prey on a child, so there’s that whole thing…

"I’m a model of how social media is tricky."

Because, like, I can totally get caught for being a sexual predator. And that makes my game tricky, ya know?

"When you meet someone online, you don’t know who is on the other end."

Even after they tell you that they are a seventeen year-old girl.

"I learned my lesson."

I’m pissed that I got caught.

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The bold are actual quotes from James Franco on Live with Kelly and Michael. This total filth is wrapped up with a bow by Kelly playing it all as a joke afterwards. and Michael goes on to say how honesty is the best policy. Really??