Yes, your identity does harm me
typeitin: Tumblr has turned into a place where everyone can identify as whatever and if someone dares to question how legit an identity really is, they’re often told: “How I identify does not hurt you in any way, so mind your own business.” Well, here’s a news break: your identity does affect others. Did you know labels are there for a reason? It’s very trendy to act as if labels are evil and...
[TW: rape]You don’t get raped because you are drunk - you vomit because you are...– (via mrsweasley) I remember when I was arguing with some titwank on a slutwalk facebook page and I made this point and he said “of course people get raped because someone rapes them, but…” Like, just stop talking, you’ve already said it. There is no ‘but’ within that situation. But he had to...
Yeah, rape culture. Where sexual aggressiveness in men is something for women to...– Starling in this post (via concertoinc4)
‘Dear Dr. Sylvia: My nine-year-old daughter flirts with her uncle, her dad,...– Shalit, Wendy. Girls Gone Mild: Young Women Reclaim Self-Respect & Find It’s Not Bad to Be Good. Random House; New York. 2007. (pg. 173)
Dude I live with just said Gabby Douglas being the...
abaldwin360: supersecretstealthymode: He also said he doesn’t see her as African American, followed immediately by a joke about her mom going on camera and getting all ghetto. WOW YOU’RE RIGHT WE TOTALLY LIVE IN A POST RACIAL SOCIETY. There were a bunch of people saying shit like that on twitter and in the comments on news sites. What the fuck is wrong with people???
Not every girl is interested in being nice, or liked by everyone.– Azealia Banks via Twitter (via julinkah) YES! Society wants us to smile and flatter everyone we meet. Some of us are just natural cunts and that’s okay. Azealia gives me more reasons to love her every day. (via grasstomyknees)
alimarko: If you’re voting for Mitt Romney, you are personally responsible for explaining to any LGBTQ* friends or family in your life why their rights aren’t a priority to you.
I hate to break it to you, but men's rights are...
vialisa: byker: If you don’t support men’s rights, you don’t support young boy’s rights either. your pathetic attempt to use children to manipulate women into supporting the political movement you deem appropriate reeks of misogyny and bullshit
If a man hits you once, he will hit you again.– Oprah Winfrey (via notexactlycosmo) ~and every long term- comprehensive study has basically proven this 100%. Abusers do not stop abusing, regardless of “treatment,” or “commitment.” (via goldenphoenixgirl)
In Montreal, a twelve-year-old girl told her fourteen-year-old friend Léa...– Shalit, Wendy. Girls Gone Mild: Young Women Reclaim Self-Respect & Find It’s Not Bad to Be Good. Random House; New York. 2007. (pg. 176)
(TW: rape, child abuse)…in the United States, a girl as young as thirteen can be...– Shalit, Wendy. Girls Gone Mild: Young Women Reclaim Self-Respect & Find It’s Not Bad to Be Good. Random House; New York. 2007. (pg. 36)