Can We PLEASE Stop Using the Term "Slut Shaming?"
girlinfourcolors: Like, we already had a word for it. It’s called “MISOGYNY.” I just saw an article about “slut shaming” being written into middle-school dress codes, and all I can think is “COULD WE PLEASE NOT?” Like, these are middle-school girls. Must WE TOO label them with the term “slut” while claiming to have their backs? They hear that word enough from their peers, their teachers, and...
So about the so-called lack of boy stuff in YA
seananmcguire: yaflash: So I have a lot of feelings every single time I hear that people are “angry” or “annoyed” or whatever that they can’t find ONE SINGLE YA BOOK IN THE ENTIRE YA SECTION FOR BOYS TO READ and YOUNG MEN ARE FAILING BECAUSE GIRLS ARE TAKING OVER LITERATURE and HOW CAN BOYS POSSIBLY BE EXPECTED TO WANT TO TOUCH WHINY GIRLY CRAP WITH A TEN FOOT POLE????? I have a few...
kaalashnikov: I have a few important things to say: Having a mental illness does not excuse you from being an asshole, and it does not free you of the obligation to really apologize and make it up to a person when you have caused them harm. You are allowed to terminate a friendship if a person’s mental illness is aggravating your own mental illness or personal issues and stressing you out. ...
last night my brother told me he wanted to be a chef but this morning I asked him to chop up some chives while I was making scrambled eggs and he just froze I am skeptical about this
lordeddardstark: “my dragons made no such promise” dude she probably uses this excuse all the time. jorahs probably like “khaleesi leave the last cookie for me please” and she’s all “sure thing” and then drogon takes it and gives it to her and jorah is like ffs khaleesi and she’s like it wasnT mE
mistyknights: We cannot shop our way to food justice amodernmanifesto: Organic, fair trade, locally-produced, all natural, cage free, cruelty free, eco-friendly. An elaborate array of labels and certifications yanks at the conscience of the American consumer at the grocery store, attempting to convince them that by buying certain products over others, they can do their part to create a more...
graceebooks: men at large feel like they are being robbed of something when an attractive woman with a 90% chance of developing breast cancer gets a double mastectomy what better illustration of the male sense of sexual entitlement do you need
jammy-lannistray: I also noticed something Talisa was all like “IM NOT LIEK OTHER GURLS” after Blackfish apologized for swearing Meanwhile, Catelyn didn’t give a shit about swearing and didn’t expect anyone to fawn over her for it because she was busy trying to tell her weapon’s grade dumfuck of a son to take the war seriously because THIS IS NO TIME FOR JOKING YOU COLOSSAL FUCK UPS Nobody...
Things Jon Snow Knows
mumblebrows: 1. Nothing 2. Oral 3. Windmills
gowns: if u dont like something just gesture towards it and say “failures of late capitalism”
bemusedlybespectacled: if you ever think mythology is boring or serious business or whatever shit just remember that cerberus, the hell-hound and guard dog of the underworld, comes from the root indo-european word ḱerberos, which evolved into the greek word kerberos, which got changed to cerberus when it went from greek to latin ḱerberos means “spotted” that’s right hades, lord of the dead,...
book-Arya: Needle was ... even Sansa.
show-Arya: Most girls are stupid.
book-Brienne: As ladies die in childbed. No one sings songs about them.
show-Brienne: You sound like a woman.
book-Asha: Cunt again? It was odd how men like Suggs used that word to demean women when it was the only part of a woman they valued.
show-Asha: You're a cunt.
Me: *sees book store* *looks to friend* *shuffles towards bookstore*
All you need to know about Sansa in this book is that she has a direwolf – a...– Shmoop (via kissfistthat) And then Sansa teaches her pony-sized furry killing machine to take food delicately from her hand, because manners are important. (via miggylol)
I wanted to make a strong mother character. The portrayal women in epic fantasy...– George RR Martin on Catelyn Stark (via fatpinkcast)
For all the women I have loved who were dragged...
aiffe: I’ve read a lot of great essays about how fandom is female-majority and creates a female gaze and a safe space for women and etc. But spend five minutes in fandom and you’ll have an unsettling question. Why does a female-majority, feminist culture hate female characters so much? It’s not a question of if it happens. You know it does. You can go into any fandom and see it. Some fandoms are...
whoistorule: i hate unpaid internships so fucking much unpaid internships exploit college graduates, most of whom have exorbitant student loans, into working 30-40 hours weeks for no pay at which time they start owing massive amounts of interest on their student loans they often don’t have time to search for other jobs it’s really only practical for wealthy people who can afford to work...
[[MORE]] wow I am so lonely here I really hope I get the job I’m sort of interviewing for on Tuesday because I really cannot just keep tagging along with my mother I guess it is not so much that I am lonely as much as it is that I need stuff to do.
averypotterurl: neildegrassetyson: Who is the most attractive US president of all time? It’s not the gorgeous Barack Obama or the zesty Bill Clinton or the tragically beautiful John F. Kennedy or either of the Roosevelts or even Baberaham Lincoln THAT’S RIGHT FRIENDS IT’S RUTHERFORD B. HAYES #MORE LIKE RUTHERFORD B. HEEEEEEYYYYYYY HOW /YOU/ DOIN’