Rape Victim Shamer. Review of Tulisa Contostavlos...
“But still she plays the victim, unable to see a pattern. She was drunk aged 12; four years later, at that rave, she was drinking again, which indirectly led to her being date raped. If she does not learn from her behaviour, then how will her readers?” This was written in a Daily Mail review of Tulisa Contostavlos’ autobiography. I immediately felt angry after I read this. When...
A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty,...– Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women (via thepinupvamp)
Women make natural anarchists and revolutionaries because they’ve always been...– Kim Gordon (via catherinezeeneth)
What’s the worst possible thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now....– Jessica Valenti, Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters (via timetogetriddikulus)
Telling a guy the real reasons you’re not interested — you don’t find him...– No more Mr. Nice Guy (via theseasonofthewitch)
All About Male Privilege: I live in Honduras and I... →
aboutmaleprivilege: I live in Honduras and I just wanted to share this article so that more people are aware of whats going on in my country. This year Emergency Contraception was made illegal. I feel like this blog is the right place for me to voice how disgusted I feel about this situation. Women’s rights are being…
There's nothing wrong with sex, people.
thechroniclesofrin: - Having sex every day. - Saving sex for your wedding night. - Never having sex. - Having sex with different people. - Having sex with one person. - Having sex with a person of your same gender. - Loving sex. - Hating sex. - Being loud. - Being quiet. The only thing wrong with sex? When it’s not consensual. Because that’s not sex. That’s rape.
My point is that feminists are not biological determinists. Feminists are the...– ‘Feminists are Sexist’ - Features - The F-Word (via periodp00ps)
It is disgusting. We are told to love sex but never masturbate or fool around....– plucifer [marchen] (via thatonemermaid)
It's nobody's business that you're gay?
bobster855: Sorry, but the homophobes already made it their business when they decided to arrest us, harass us, fire us, deny us equal rights and bash our brains in because we’re gay. All the progress that the LGBTQ community has made in the last 40 years only happened because LGBTQ people stood up and shouted, “Here I am, I’m gay!” Hiding who you are is just enabling your own oppression.
You can consent to sex without consenting to other things. You can consent to...– The whole post is great but this is one of the most important points in my opinion Read/Reblog here (via we-named-the-dog-indiana)
Mrs. Orange: I followed some feministic and gender... →
luckyfonziii: I followed some feministic and gender blogs, here’s a list: Feministic-blogs http://whoneedsfeminism.tumblr.com/ http://femblr.tumblr.com/ http://fuckyeahfeminists.com/ http://newwavefeminism.tumblr.com/ http://youdontneedfeminism.tumblr.com/ …
Because of their constant fear of rape (conscious or not), women do things...– Jessica Valenti - Full Frontal Feminism (via simon-quinlank)
To be called a girl
pondiferousgrrrls: The next time someone shouts at you You pussy, You girl do not fall to the ground and weep do not turn crimson or loudly declare that you are no such thing say thank you very much and go on your way because there is no shame in being a girl a girl is not an insult a girl is half the world a girl is to have the same needs wants and goals as a boy A girl is to become a woman A...
Farewell, the Ashtray Girl:... →
enidcoleslaww: http://blogs.metro.co.uk/showbiz/pixie-lott-caught-hairy-armpits-just-plain-gross/ Choice quotes include: …flashing the garden you’re growing in the pit of your arm, I’m sorry to say, is just really not acceptable and It just goes to show you can have all of the money in the world…
Most women fight wars on two fronts, one for whatever the putative topic is and...– Rebecca Solnit (via aninsufferableknowitall)
Feminism is not the advancement of one gender over the other. It is not about a...– http://www.themilitantbaker.com/2012/08/feminist-noun-man-hating-woman-elitist.html (via liorakphotography)
This is a fucked-up country to grow up in, especially as a girl. And we all want...– The Upside of Ugly | The Nation (via ifall)
No. Just. No. I am in denial about many things. I deny that I have uni...– @NephthysNile (via bisexualftw)
I’m a pro-rights, pro-choice, pro-sex feminist. Men can be feminists too, it’s...– ~MC Lars (Male Feminist - Indie Rocket Science)
As women we feel we must point out to our ‘fellow human beings’ that women...– ASIF (Anarcho Surrealist Insurrectionary Feminist) Manifesto (via devotchkax)