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smartgirlsattheparty:

Rape is NEVER okay. 

smartgirlsattheparty:

Rape is NEVER okay. 

(Source: travellovingfilm)

The frightening thing is that, like most of their other campaigns against women, they see themselves as just warriors fighting for what’s right. This is primarily because they firmly believe that any woman who speaks up on women’s issues is completely disingenuous and only doing it for the purposes of self-promotion, and that any man who does is looking to get laid, because they actually cannot possibly imagine a scenario in which someone would genuinely give a shit about women.
 
Members of this board, as well as “Men’s Rights Activists” in general, tend to go apoplectic at even the most mild implications that women might be human beings. For them, this is simply “not allowed” and must be punished swiftly and severely, as they appear to believe that feminism is the one obstacle in the way of all these pathetic neckbeards getting their pick of supermodel girlfriends who obey their every whim. The goal is to make it as uncomfortable to speak out about misogyny and women’s issues as possible, which is why they go to the wall in terms of harassing women like Emma Watson. At the end of the day, this is the crux of it. It would be sad if it weren’t so vile.

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Emma Watson threatened with nude photo leak over UN speech on gender equality

Because of course she was.

(via wilwheaton)

smartgirlsattheparty:

huffingtonpost:

10 Gorgeous Quotes From Banned Books (IMAGES)

When banned books come to mind, it’s easy to imagine bonfires full of burning pages. Banned books would seem to be the stuff of darker days and drearier times — but banned books are not a thing of the past.

For more stunning photos and quotes from books go here. 

LOVE. 

huffingtonpost:

Emma Watson Fights For Gender Equality With Powerful UN Speech

Watson formally invited men to join the fight for gender equality in a moving speech on Sept. 21, launching the HeForShe campaign. 

For more on Watson’s U.N. speech and HeForShe go here.

I’ll tell you what I do want. I want someone who will be monogamous, and nice to his mother. And I want someone who likes musicals but knows to just shut his mouth when I’m watching Lost. And I want someone who thinks being really into cars is lame and strip clubs are gross. I want someone who will actually empty the dishwasher instead of just taking forks out as needed, like I do. I want someone with clean hands and feet and beefy forearms like a damn Disney prince. And I want him to genuinely like me, even when I’m old. And that’s what I want.

- Liz Lemon, 30 Rock (via helenaoftroy)

(Source: fathomsofrubies)

smartgirlsattheparty:

ashoutintothevoid:

Emma Sulkowicz is on the cover of this month’s New York Magazine and that is the coolest thing wow

YES

smartgirlsattheparty:

ashoutintothevoid:

Emma Sulkowicz is on the cover of this month’s New York Magazine and that is the coolest thing wow

YES

huffingtonpost:

5 Lessons the American Girl Books Taught Us About Feminism
Originally released in 1986, the first American Girl dolls were accompanied by a Meet book, which introduced the doll, her friends and family, and the time period that she was from. But these books did more than give a mini-history class — they taught us our first lessons in feminism.

huffingtonpost:

5 Lessons the American Girl Books Taught Us About Feminism

Originally released in 1986, the first American Girl dolls were accompanied by a Meet book, which introduced the doll, her friends and family, and the time period that she was from. But these books did more than give a mini-history class — they taught us our first lessons in feminism.

huffingtonpost:

Emma Watson Fights For Gender Equality With Powerful UN Speech
Emma Watson formally invited men to join the fight for gender equality in a moving speech on Sept. 21, launching the HeForShe campaign.
To watch her full speech go here. 

huffingtonpost:

Emma Watson Fights For Gender Equality With Powerful UN Speech

Emma Watson formally invited men to join the fight for gender equality in a moving speech on Sept. 21, launching the HeForShe campaign.

To watch her full speech go here. 

(Source: jem-love13)

micdotcom:

Watch: “It’s on us” urges the White House in powerful rape prevention video

If a man is preying on a woman who has had too much to drink, it is her responsibility to stop him and her fault if she can’t? No, it’s on us.

That is the message President Obama and Joe Biden are sending today with the launch of their new sexual assault prevention campaign “It’s On Us.”

This is a huge step forward | Follow micdotcom

weareallmixedup:

daughtersofdig:

Since 1980, 3000 native Canadian women have been murdered/gone missing. Indigenous women are five times more likely than other women to die as a result of violence. Sixty percent of known perpetrators are white men.

Justice for all Indigenous Women! by Jessica Sabogal | Montréal

1 in 3 Native American women are raped within their lifetime, and are at extreme risk of violence from non-native (white) men. x x x

Despite push from the UN for a national inquiry, Canada continues to largely ignore the violence against Native Women. x

(Source: ambivalentlyyours)

mirkokosmos:

Robin Williams & Koko, 2001

“Robin made Koko smile — something she hadn’t done for over six months, ever since her childhood gorilla companion, Michael, passed away.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9I_QvEXDv0

fearless-feminist:

Found this on Feministing’s Facebook page

fearless-feminist:

Found this on Feministing’s Facebook page