Watched “steel magnolias” the 2012 version and it made me cry ugly tears. I really enjoyed it, but I have no nostalgia for the original (haven’t watched it all the way through). When I emotionally recover, gonna track it down and watch and see which I prefer. Anyone know both? Which did you prefer?
Feminists do not want you to lose custody of your children. The assumption that...– Lindy West for Jezebel: “If I Admit That ‘Hating Men’ Is a Thing, Will You Stop Turning It Into a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?” (via lauratheoutlandish)
il-tenore-regina: sexycamila: highfivekeats: Kid Accidentally Steals Cup From Restaurant I CAN’T BREATHE IML ITERAALLY SCRAMIGN AT THE SCREEN OHHHHHHHHHHHHH MY GOOOOOOOOOOOOD LMFAO Driving, recording video, and traumatizing her son. Talented woman lol.
lord-kitschener: I’ve never understood how you can know a single thing about Irish history and still consider “the luck of the Irish” to be something you’d wish on people you like.
My dad had to borrow my computer today so he could use illustrator. I hope he didn’t see my expression of pure horror as I tried to recall what “stuff” and “things” may have been on it. He now has his own login name so crisis averted.
Polite Musings from a Timid Observer: I Honestly... →
luisfayad: There is a massive problem in America… I have never been a fan of the term “rape culture” as I feel that this term makes it seem that our culture actively encourage rapes and I didn’t feel that it does…that has pretty much changed today. I have read through countless articles today about this…
inventrix: The biggest thing that bugs me about these kinds of posts (“Remind me again why we need feminism? Oh, yeah.”) is the lack of comparison, which 99% of the time weakens the case by allowing a seed of doubt/point of argument that otherwise wouldn’t be there. This one was easy, so I did my own. …yeah good job humanity. Soy milk? The hell?!?
Original description from when I created it in February 2011. In July of 2009 I lost my childhood friend Duchess. She was my constant shadow, friend, and companion from age 10 to 24 and I was pretty torn up when I lost her. Hopefully, this little movie doesn’t come off as melodramatic, but this project is pretty personal to me and is an idea I wanted to execute soon after she died, and I...
the flip side of feminism: 6 Ways Gender... →
theflipsideoffeminism: Alright, this one’s for the boys! I know many men feel distanced from the feminism movement because they believe it is all about women. Gender inequality has often given women the shorter end of the stick, but ironically, women having the shorter end of the stick has greatly limited men. The…
Yet, our understanding of the crime of rape remains flawed (including those...– Ellen Friedrichs, Why We Still Blame Victims of Rape (via foolstread)
True gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made...– Lucy, When Worlds Collide: Fandom and Male Privilege. (via seaofbadstories) I might have reblogged this already but it’s so good I don’t care. (via stfufauxminists) Kyriarchy in action. (via transstingray) Also the study where they had women and men talking in a discussion and when women spoke...
Olivia Waite: delladilly: so here is the thing... →
delladilly: so here is the thing about ariel, is that she always dreams of being on land with feet, is explicitly canonically unhappy with her body & choices way before meeting prince eric. ariel wants to read and learn and dance and stand for herself. she has this extensive meticulous…
Another myth that is firmly upheld is that disabled people are dependent and...– AJ Withers Disability Politics and Theory p109 (via dandyfied)
Consider a birdcage. If you look very closely at just one wire in the cage, you...– Oppression by Marilyn Frye (via 18straightwhiskeys) Amazing metaphor