A Pop Culture Guide to Surviving the War on Women →
True love is a team effort.– Caitlin Driscoll
Can you tell the difference between a rapist and a... →
What’s the worst thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now. You’re...– Full frontal feminism: a young women’s guide to why feminism matters By Jessica Valenti (via avid)
My Super-Radical, Society-Destroying,...
I don’t think people should be judged for their external features. I don’t want my sisters, brothers, my mother, father, best friend, romantic partner or anyone else’s sisters, brothers, mother, father, best friend and/or romantic partner to sit and cry when they think of how they look.
Is anyone in recovery or treatment from an eating disorder and wouldn’t mind telling me a few things about it? I’m trying to write a post for my professor’s blog on account of NEDAwareness week. You will be credited and thank you so much.
Sometimes I get a little sad, and I feel like being alone. Then I talk to my cat...– James Franco (via shmoo180)
Activism is my rent for living on this planet– Alice Walker (via wretchedoftheearth )
Simone de Beauvoir believed that adolescence is when girls realize that men have...– Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia
Amber: dear thin people →
fatcatsandcurls: dollarstore-princess: sizeism is not your movement it belongs to the fatties take a back seat thank you for every time I see someone talk about thin shaming and how it’s not fair when fatties put down other bodies to make themselves feel good putting up fat… So if we’re thin, then we’re all right with being objectified and exploited by the media?...
Wait a second — why am I trying to persuade someone to have a girl?...– Comedian Louis C.K., “The Next Steve Jobs Will Be a Chick”
Overall, I think it’s a good time to have a girl in the 21st century...– Comedian Louis C.K., “The Next Steve Jobs Will Be a Chick”
In Russia, Punk-Rock Riot Girls Rage Against Putin →
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In the 21st century, there’s a compelling case for girls as the...– Anya Kamenetz, “The Case for Girls”
Spend 500 rupees now or 500,000 rupees later.– — on a dowry. Anya Kamenetz, “The Case for Girls.” The above quote is from an Indian ad for sonograms.
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and What...
The Particular Problems of College Students and Eating Disorders My sister is a year younger than I am, and when we were in high school we both ran cross country and took all the honors classes that we could. We were active in the theater department and competitive forensics team. My sister ate small, extensively planned meals and though our mother once found a stash of laxatives in my...
Dadman is in the hospital again.
I want to be a pathetic thing and make people make me feel better but that’s no good in the long run.
In India and China, the preference for sons is pragmatic and economically sound,...– Anya Kamenetz, “The Case for Girls”
While it may be culturally taboo here to openly reject or abort a child based on...– Anya Kamenetz, “The Case for Girls”
I find that by putting things in writing I can understand them and see them a...– Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (via myimaginarybrooklyn)