Things that might seem outdated for popular feminism may actually be points of...– Jalondra A. Davis in an absolutely fantastic post on A Practical Wedding (via rachelwilkerson)
mysunwolf: fromonesurvivortoanother: cumaeansibyl:... →
fromonesurvivortoanother: cumaeansibyl: fromonesurvivortoanother: i don’t like the whole “you can’t love someone until you learn to love yourself” idea because uhhh wow people who are hurt and abused and damaged deserve love just as much as someone else love generally does… Okay. You might have convinced me.
Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting... →
stfuconservatives: “So I shouldn’t be surprised that the Mother’s Day Parade shooting has largely been forgotten. On Sunday, shots were fired into a crowd during a parade in the New Orleans 7th ward. Police said they saw three suspects running from the scene. This is the largest mass shooting in the United States where the shooters were still at large after the crime was committed. Think about...
You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job...– When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”) Every time someone says we’re a lazy and entitled generation I’m going to show them this They should be happy most of us...
House GOP Votes To End Overtime Pay With ‘Working... →
stfuconservatives: The Working Families Flexibility Act will make it easier for employers to avoid paying for overtime and give workers far less flexibility in their lives. A few people have asked why I’m against this bill. It’s a fair question: what’s so bad about getting to choose whether you get overtime pay or comp time (paid time off) at your job? If you’re a working parent, or you wish...
smath kid problems #158
smathproblems: That one smug asshole who actually wears a Hawaiian shirt on Hawaiian Shirt Day.
What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to...– Robert Brault (via thatkindofwoman)
Marry your best friend. I do not say that lightly. Really, truly find the...– N’tima (via weremadetoopretty) LjxyochxhlchckgjU (via forbiddenknowledge)
One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without...– Unknown (via dulcetdecember) Oh hey, no more college ever.
A ban on niqabs in France or mini-skirts in Uganda, or warped legislation on...– Sara Yasin, Palestinian-American blogger, on the distracting clash that is the hijab debate in the NYTimes (via alymeetsturkey)
smathproblems: protectiveignorance: jeanlouisegrewup: protectiveignorance: Can we just talk about the fact that someone is literally trapped in his room right now? Like trapped. Maintenance is using a fucking power tool to saw his door down. What the fuck NCSSM? What the fuck? …What. no comment
tellerknowles: does anybody else have that friend that you’re pretty sure is your soulmate but in a friend way I hope your soul is happy today. It should be since it’s my birthday!
Male privilege is “I have a boyfriend” being the only thing that can actually...– The Sociological Cinema (via trimichaelceratops) There was actually research that was done that found that women who used an “I have a boyfriend/husband” excuse to reject unwanted sexual attention and harassment by their bosses were more likely to be left alone than those who used any other excuse...
The shock of the twenties is how narrow that window of experience really is, and...– Nathan Heller’s “Semi Charmed Life: The Twentysomethings are all right” The New Yorker, January 14, 2013 (via womanhouse)
Well, I can’t describe her exactly—except to say that she was beautiful. She...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via beautifultides)
He showed the words ‘chocolate cake’ to a group of Americans and recorded their...– Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (via dark-rye) THIS IS TERRIBLE.
I would argue that caring for your body in traditional ways- like eating a...– - Lissa Rankin, M.D Author of What’s Up Down There: Questions You Would Ask Your Gynecologist If She Were Your Best Friend (via fitvillains) what’s that? It’s healthier to love your body than to spend every minute hating it and wanting to fundamentally change it but being stressed that...