Most women leaving violent relationships return at least once because their...– Gloria Steinem’s response to Lena Dunham name-dropping her during some vomitous hand-wringing concern trolling about Rihanna If you mock and belittle and insult a DV victim for being abused or staying with or going back to an abuser, you are telling them that their abuser was right about what...
For the last three decades many Americans have puzzled over a system that gives...– Carrie Rickey (via fireworkselectricbright)
Men and women are misogynistic for different reasons: men to marginalize women,...– http://www.shakesville.com/2010/01/feminism-101.html (via pomegranateblood)
Male Privilege is thinking revenge porn is okay...
all-about-male-privilege: What a bunch of bullshit. I just read this article where a woman, who was in a relationship with a man for a long time (part of the time was long-distance dating), had intimate videos and photos of her put up on a revenge porn website with her name and e-mail address attached to it. She received threatening e-mails from a lot of perverted men, and was terrified that...
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or...– my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via maarnayeri)
Racism is not in your intent. Your intent is immaterial in how racist your...– - moniquill (on red face & cultural appropriation) I’m just going to reblog this again, since some people apparently need reminding. (via darkjez) So on point, I can’t even (via agirlcalledchris)
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 talwaar)
[F]or the first several years the SAT was offered, males scored higher than...– “Gender Bias in College Admissions Tests”, FairTest.org And then people urge me everything is fine, of course it is, when you’re ignoring statistics that is. (via cwnl)
hiddlestonhug: melislostinthestars: the-art-of-fangirling: remember that time Captain America went on a double date with Clara Oswald then chased down Thorin Oakenshield for killing Caesar Flickerman and ended up fighting Elrond and Dobby who had started everything by killing Filch The nerd is strong with this post
living-the-daydream: thelovelettur: how the fuck do some girls get boyfriends so easily like wtf do you just create them in your basement or what who told you
Both heterosexuals and homosexuals view bisexuality with misunderstanding,...– from Attitudes and Self-Images of Male and Female Bisexuals by Carol D. Bronn “both worlds are closets” Ouch. That one hit home (via loveintheshadowsistheonlykind)
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...
things thin people say
daniellemertina: …that they think are proof of oppression but are really proof of our privilege: #1) “People think I’m anorexic!” This one is close to home. Even my doctors think I’m anorexic because technically speaking (based on the pseudo scientific BMI system) I am. In fact, once I was given a questionnaire when I had a check up about if I am depressed and if I feel like I have friends...