alchemy:

pornithologist:

virginity:

  • is sexist
  • is heteronormative
  • commodifies sex
  • commodifies young cis-het white women
  • contributes to rape culture
  • contributes to slut-shaming
  • erases queer folk
  • erases transfolk
  • frames a woman’s worth as inversely proportional to the…

Virginity and loss of virginity should be a woman’s own decision, not her society’s.

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Generation Rx, now we need Adderall to wake up, an Ambien to sleep, Vicodin to ease the pain and steroids if you’re feeling weak. And everybody on the street is on their phones like they don’t give a damn and kids are learning social skills from Facebook and Instagram.

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cognitivedissonance:

Your reminder of the day #Riotgrrl #feminism

cognitivedissonance:

Your reminder of the day #Riotgrrl #feminism

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Many Afghan women activists say they are tired of being saved by others. The Russians, the Taliban and now the US government have all claimed women’s “protection” as their agenda, to only soon forget or redefine this determination and turn it towards their own use. And for Afghan women, like others elsewhere, there is a huge difference between “protection” and “equality”.
Burqas and empire, again: Women’s rights doesn’t justify invading Afghanistan, and shouldn’t be launched in the name of imperial democracy again. by Zillah Eisenstein for Al Jazeera (via aljazeera)

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takealookatyourlife:

Men Need Clothes; Women Need to Look Sexy: Dr Lisa Wade
"Women are presented too often not as consumers of the product, but part of the product – a sexy body sexily getting ready to surf, or a sexy body sexily wearing American Apparel. We’re used to seeing women look sexy and undressed in ads, while men in ads tend to just wear the clothes properly while also looking handsome in the face area." Caitlin Welsh

takealookatyourlife:

Men Need Clothes; Women Need to Look Sexy: Dr Lisa Wade

"Women are presented too often not as consumers of the product, but part of the product – a sexy body sexily getting ready to surf, or a sexy body sexily wearing American Apparel. We’re used to seeing women look sexy and undressed in ads, while men in ads tend to just wear the clothes properly while also looking handsome in the face area." Caitlin Welsh

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beingliberal:

BOOM! Conan nails it!

beingliberal:

BOOM! Conan nails it!

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shinewithshelby:

BREAK YOUR CONDITIONING & WAKE UP!!

shinewithshelby:

BREAK YOUR CONDITIONING & WAKE UP!!

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