Wow. I really feel like people are taught to embrace their privilege, everyone...– jadedfucker Shit y’all. This kick-ass lady makes a damn good point. (via nessfraserloves) Heyyy, that’s me! I’m about to start acting like my ramblings are meaningful or something, lol. (via jadedfucker) THIS. (via youarenotyou)
Traditionally, in American society, it is the members of oppressed, objectified...– Audre Lorde, “Age, Race and Sex: Women Redefining Difference” (via uprightcitizens)
The purpose of feminism isn’t to make a particular type of woman. The idea that...– Caitlin Moran, How To Be A Woman. (via valjeans) I just want to keep reblogging this over and over and over and over and over for everyone who keeps moaning that women who have sex or children or drive tractors or eat “too many” crisps or slap people when they’re exasperated or don’t separate their...
10 Questions for Those Who Want Abortion Made... →
canisfamiliaris: 1. How many years do you consider to be a fair prison term for a woman who has an abortion? 2. How many years for a doctor who performs one? 3. What other punishments would be suitable for such a breach of law: a fine, community service, submission to regular pregnancy tests, for instance? 4. Will the punishments be greater the second time around? How else will you handle...
I find it funny when people say “but it has all its DNA!” So does a...– Transdyke in a message to Feminist Slut on how illogical anti choice arguments can be
Stfu Hypocrites: 10 Reasons To Be Pro-Choice. →
sparrowgrass: 1. The government cannot be trusted to decide who should have an abortion, and under what circumstances. If you disagree with this statement, you should pay more attention to the news. 2. Women cannot be truly free unless they are able to make their own reproductive…
According to the National Retail Federation,...
mentalflossr: What the what?!
A less-than-tasteful joke was edited out of Republican presidential candidate...– Stephen Colbert cuts Jon Huntsman China gaffe - Tim Mak - POLITICO.com (via digitalkangaroos)
They cripple the bird’s wing, and then condemn it for not flying as fast as...– Malcolm X (via literarydopeness)
Today’s Lady News: The 10 Worst Stereotypes Of... →
If representational visibility equals power, then almost-naked young white women...– Peggy Phelan, Unmarked
Very few abortions occur after 20 weeks — only 1.5% of all abortions performed...– Banning abortion after 20 weeks — Feministe (via robot-heart-politics) [Like always, I just want to point out that more than just people who identify as women need or want access to abortion care. Also, I want to point to a blog post that a very good friend of mine wrote for my blog a while back...
To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within...– A Tale Of Two Presidents - Andrew Sullivan (via ort)
The stigma [around HIV/AIDS] hasn’t gone away after 30 years, and young people...– Elton John on American Sex Ed
Dutch parents, by contrast, downplay the dangerous and difficult sides of...– What the US Can Learn from the Dutch About Teen Sex (via accumulatio-artemis) I would like to be this kind of parent. (via fuckyeahmenfolk) dude let’s all be dutch (via girlargueswithtree) Seriously The Netherlands is fucking amazing okay. (via bittergrapes)
[tw: sexist slur, ableism] No, my problem is that the word “slut” has never...– Thoughts on Slutwalk from a Wheelchair This. is. brilliant. (via flutterflyinvasion)
What It's Really Like to Have An Abortion →
No one tells you how it feels. How the waiting feels, like endless time. No one tells you that you will lie there, totally open, totally lost, and that it will hurt. It will hurt like you are having your intestines sucked out with a garden hose and you will cry, at first in pain, and then in relief. You will erase all of those thoughts you had for the past week. All of the fear, and the...