(Nuns) were the first feminists, earning Ph.D.’s or working as surgeons long...– New York Times columnist NICK KRISTOF, “We Are All Nuns” (via inothernews) I think this is the petition mentioned. Right now it has 26,887 signatures. The petition is organized by Nun Justice who are on tumblr. (via coolchicksfromhistory)
Here are some non-standard sexual trends that editors at Newsweek, Glamour and...– Laurie Penny, Chains of oppression: Katie Roiphe, Lena Dunham and the sexual counter-revolution. (via sodisarmingdarling)
Thousands of things go right for you every day, beginning the moment you wake up. Through some magic you don’t fully understand, you’re still breathing and your heart is beating, even though you’ve been unconscious for many hours. The air is a mix of gases that’s just right for your body’s needs, as it was before you fell asleep. You can see! Light of many colors...
What men mean when they talk about their “crazy” ex-girlfriend is often that she...– Lady, You Really Aren’t “Crazy” (via sparkamovement) ouch (via botchbot)
floyd'n'stuff: Rainbows for Raymond: Why, this... →
liveactionfloyd: Yesterday, a shining light was snuffed out in our city. Raymond Taavel, 49, was beaten to death on our oft-maligned but much-loved Gottingen Street. It’s likely the last thing he ever heard was his assailant calling him a “faggot”. Hate crime or not - that’s up to the police to decide - it…
whoneedsfeminism: I need feminism because the media(TV and films especially) shape the way we understand the world yet the women’s media center reports that in the 2010 to 2011 season 15 percent of TV writers were women, the number is smaller in films. So most of what is said about women and most of what women say on TV and films is written by men…I don’t want my identity to be written by men ...