One thing that can be very alienating about a misconception of feminism is that...– Tavi Gevinson (via girlgangzine)
Over time, we would learn each other, and I would learn to love her like a...– Vanessa Diffenbaugh, from The Language of Flowers (via the-final-sentence)
If your feminism is silencing women, you’re probably doing it wrong.– http://fuckyeahsocialjusticesally.tumblr.com/ (via lostlittlebirdy)
Here’s the thing: It’s ok to think that Merida is a lesbian, not because she...– Grace via Autostraddle — Brave’s Unconventional Heroine: What Doesn’t Queer You Makes You Stronger (via autostraddle)
What Joan Didion non-fiction do you recommend...
autostraddle: i think the right answer is “slouching towards bethlehem,” but my true favorite thing is “the year of magical thinking” Ask Riese a brand new thing I fucking love Joan Didion. I truly loved some of her personal essays from Slouching Towards Bethlehem, not the ones about other people or social things, her personal ones. Like Goodbye To All That. Or On Self-Respect, or On Going...
I'll be fucking waiting.: “Let me tell you some... →
feminisminapapercup: ““Let me tell you some things. I used to investigate child abuse and neglect. I can tell you how to stop the vast majority of abortion in the world. First, make knowledge and access to contraception widely available. Start teaching kids before they hit puberty. Teach them about domestic violence and coercion, and teach them not to coerce and rape. Create a strong, loving...
Write the story that you were always afraid to tell. I swear to you that there...– Dorothy Allison (via queerfatfemme)
Women are socialized to make men feel good. We’re socialized to “let you down...– The art of “no.” « CaptainAwkward.com (via ceedling)
traditionally, in american society, it is the members of oppressed, objectified...– audre lorde, “age, race and sex: women redefining difference” (via grrrlstudies)
An even bigger issue is that if people think social justice is about niceness,...– The Revolution Will Not Be Polite (via ceedling)
The Beekeeper - Dessa
Here comes the beekeeper with her pitcher full of smoke She’ll put us all to sleep I hope it’s dreamless and it’s deep Sweet Prometheus, come home They took away our fire and all that scarcity promotes is desperate men and tyrants