the first word I teach my daughter will be “no” she will sing it to me and...– The First Word I Teach My Daughter (via alonesomes)
A Scottish nightclub has installed a two-way... →
boterocats: The recently-opened Shimmy Club has installed the spyglass – normally associated with police interrogations – in two of its £800-a-time private function rooms. A spokesman for the Glasgow venue, owned by millionaire entrepreneur Stefan King’s G1 Group, insists it does not allow male or mixed-sex groups to hire the rooms. However, the Scottish Sunday Express has seen photos showing...
I’d like to raise both of my middle fingers to him and anyone who thinks...– M.I.A. (via janejacqueline)
Sheriff's estranged wife mauled by Bakersfield... →
While sleeping in her bed, the estranged wife of Kern County Sheriff is mauled by a police dog whom the cops turned loose inside her home with an order to engage. …This is the same police department that beat David Silva to death last week.
While teaching a unit on harassment and prevention to a health class of...– How Librarians and Teachers Could End Rape Culture (via mimitakestheleftturn)
The question why I would LET Willow cut her hair. First the LET must be...– Jada Pinkett Smith (via julicious)
If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.– A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner (via loveyourchaos)
sociolab: Do you ever think about the fact that the US has created and legitimized a system of institutionalized inequality by funding schools through property taxes? That basically a child’s education is only as good as the value of the property in their neighborhood. Funny how education is so often viewed as an equalizing factor when there is nothing equal about it.
Being alone is better than sitting next to a lover and feeling lonely.– Richard Linklater (via hellanne)
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sterlingsea: briliantlyfreakish: disgustinghuman: shout out to those with complex relationships with their mothers being bombarded today with messages about how everyone should/has to love their mom, that your mom should be your best friend, basically being forced into celebrating/acknowledging something you don’t feel… I feel lucky in that I do love my mom and that she loves me. I had...
ihaveabsolutelynoidea: Time uses a picture of a young woman taking a selfie to demonstrate how fucked up our generation is Why not use a picture of a 50 year old white male banker masturbating with mortgage papers into the mouth of a senator
cumaeansibyl: ladies-andtramps: ive noticed that tumblr has this white women vs. black women thing going on and i mean cant we all just be women without a skin color attached to our identities…? I’ve noticed this too. I’ve noticed that when black women try to talk amongst themselves about experiences unique to them, there’s always one of us white women who just HAS to jump in on it and...
muggleland: the ceo of abercrombie and fitch has a lot of nerve saying that ugly people shouldn’t wear his clothes when he looks like a caucasian orc from the lord of the rings
I was going to die, sooner or later, whether or not I had even spoken myself. My...– Audre Lorde (via thepeoplesrecord)
Female medical students offended by one surgeon’s habit of referring to them as...– Cordelia Fine, Delusions of Gender (via cockchomp)
How ‘Slut Shaming’ Has Been Written Into School... →
rapeculturerealities: bigshittyatheist: commie-femme: Last month, a New Jersey middle school banned girls from wearing strapless dresses to prom. Administrators claimed that the dresses were “distracting” — though they refused to specify exactly how or why. Parents reacted strongly to the rule; some supported the dress code while others deemed it “slut-shaming.” On Friday, the...
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“It’s easy for us to say that we don’t participate in the patriarchy because we are women, or because we have been women, that we have known what it’s like to be objectified, oppressed, fetishized….
fabianromero: i agree with Angela Davis that Assata Shakur is being called a terrorist to reign fear in especially Black political activists, people of color and persons who look up to her as an icon. it is a political move that is also putting her life at risk while still on exile in Cuba.
I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of...– Jack Kerouac (via universeobserver)
Lose friends over politics? It’s common but sad and rather pointless … politics...– Jeffrey Tucker (via the-altar)
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via alzati)