As you almost definitely know by now, Rush Limbaugh made waves last week with...– Let’s Stop Insulting People By Comparing Them To Sex Workers (via thenewwomensmovement)
What often goes unspoken in this conversation is how debates about birth control...– Roxane Gay writing for The Rumpus.net. Suggestions that the male pill is on its way are hard to believe when funding and motivation are an issue, but I’m more disturbed by the misogyny that continues to be perpetuated in conversation about birth control, even when men are on the receiving end of...
theultimateminorities asked: reblogged at least like 20 of your stuff. i feel like a monster. :/
Dads Don't Babysit →
stfusexists: thedaddycomplex: Remember that report about how the U.S. Census doesn’t consider dads to be a “designated parent?” Well, the outrage hasn’t died and somebody much more motivated than me started a petition at change.org to wave in front of the big mucky-mucks at the U.S. Census Bureau. Go eSign it and show your support for dads. And on behalf of dads everywhere, thanks. Signal...
The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men →
If I were going to describe the perfect contraceptive, it would go something like this: no babies, no latex, no daily pill to remember, no hormones to interfere with mood or sex drive, no negative health effects whatsoever, and 100 percent effectiveness. The funny thing is, something like that currently exists. The procedure called RISUG (reversible inhibition of sperm under guidance) takes...
However, girls don’t just have sex because they view themselves as “sex...– Simone Webb (via glitterdeath)
dientes-pa-sonreir: “Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.” - Karl Marx
pickinuprocks: Senator Nina Turner (D) proposes men’s sexual health bill. This woman is awesome. ‘nuff said
My son has been part of this sorrowful, tortured inquiry into the nature of...– Susan Miller A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer (via abhorrentbehavior)
The Best and Worst Places In The World to Be a... →
Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might...– Marianne Williamson. (via futureabortiondoctor)
The thing about patriarchy is that individual men, gay and straight, are often...– (via albinwonderland) If I ever do this, call me out on my bullshit. (via onehundreddollars) yes this (via wheretheweedstakeroot)
A study done at the University of Central Florida found that on average, women’s...– Turns Out Being Born a Woman Is a Major Financial Mistake (via sociolab)
Republicans date women, they marry women, they have children with women. They...– Rush Limbaugh, explaining last Thursday why there’s no Republican war on women. Shorter Limbaugh: “We buy you sluts diamonds and dinner! What more do you ungrateful feminazis want?!” Ah, I see. So bullheaded restrictions on reproductive rights, opposing the Violence Against Women Act, not...
Me: She identifies as a girl. So she's a girl.
Friend: But she's really a
Me: No stop
Lipstick Feminists: notevenpoets submitted: →
lipstick-feminists: Warning: I am a feminist and ahead lies a long, angry post. If either of those statements offend you, don’t read it. And maybe unfollow me while you’re at it because this won’t be the last time something makes me angry and I blog about it. Ok. I hate seeing shit like this on tumblr.…
I want to know why people find it so unsettling when they encounter a boy who...– For the last time – yes, you can be feminine and play sports! « Fit and Feminist (via sexisnottheenemy)
littlewild: “And if you don’t like abortion Don’t have an abortion And teach your children how they can avoid them But don’t treat all women like they are your children Compassion has many faces, many names And if men can kill and be decorated Instead of blamed Then a woman called upon to mother Can choose to refrain” From “Amendment” by Ani DiFranco more…
http://jezebel.com/5894402/knit-a-uterus-to-donate-to-a-congressman-in-need Remember when we decided that Rick Santorum needed a uterus of his very own so he’d leave ours alone? Well, now there’s a similar idea being proposed for the members of Congress across this great land who seem so insistent on getting all up in our lady parts since they’re jealous they don’t...
Since the notion that we should all forsake attachment to race and/or cultural...– bell hooks (via waqt)
What do you think street harassment is about? Sex? Benign flattery? Attraction?...– International Anti-Street Harassment Week: 10 Things You Can Do To Stop Street Harassment (via bitterbuffalo)
I find it somewhat odd when women in countries [in] the global North use...– Prof. Nivedita Menon, Feminist scholar/ political theorist (via rethinkcapitalism)
BangBangShootShoot: I am highly interested in how... →
heldherwithfive: I am highly interested in how Kelly Clarkson has a song just called “Don’t Be A Girl About It.” Highlights include the chorus: Don’t be a girl about it ‘Cause I didn’t say yes Don’t be a girl about it ‘Cause I wouldn’t pretend Don’t be a girl about it And now you’re whining again Don’t…
eiuhweiuryuyqpo-deactivated2012 asked: Sorry for stalking your blog and reblogging and liking everything, but it's too perfect not to. Seriously, you're awesome.