I do have an alpha-vagina .. uterus.. Errr .. An alpha-uterus. You know? You...– Aubrey Plaza on her Alpha-Uterus via joanieholloway (via collarblinds) I too have an alpha-uterus. BOW TO MY HORMONES! (via feistyfeminist)
Sex-negative messages don’t keep people from having sex. They keep people from...– Sex-Negative Education and the Spectre of Rape - Sex Positive Activism (via neonspandex)
Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights,...– Microaggressions: More than Just Race (via janedoe225)
New Front in the War on Women: Regulatory... →
Here is one worth tracking. The “Regulatory Accountability Act” of 2011 (H.R. 3010, S. 1606) may do more to undermine access to birth control and other reproductive health technologies (not to mention a host of other services we rely on our government to provide) than any head on attack we have seen. The legislation drastically overhauls something called the Administrative Procedure Act and...
We don’t want to give you a discount on this (North Face rip-off) jacket,...– Sarah Ashman a BuzzFeed commenter on outdoor clothing giant Patagonia using Cyber Monday to ask you not to buy a jacket from them I felt suspicious of this email and the commenter put my feelings into words
For women, getting angry is socially unacceptable, even when the anger is over...– Allan G. Johnson (via fuckyeahradicalquotes)
The process begins with the individual woman’s acceptance that American women,...– bell hooks in Ain’t I A Woman (via newwavefeminism )
I don’t believe in charity. I believe in solidarity. Charity is vertical, so...– -Eduardo Galeano (via mexiroccan )
I just really am troubled by the fact that the government is involved in...– North Carolina State Sen. Stan Bingham (R-Davidson) Wait, what’s this? Logical reasoning from a Republican? I am speechless. (via katbeee) (Emphasis mine) I shouldn’t be so pleased by basic logic but its so rare that I am
We must acknowledge that to be in the position to be selective about the food we...– Sandor Ellix Katz, “The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved” (via suntrinemars) I think about this so much. As someone who is halfway financially independent and responsible for her own groceries, I’ve realized that the only time I can afford organic food is when it’s from the discount organic store...
Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel...– Andrew Boy (via changingmyperspective) I love this so much. (via littleletters) This is my life.
What other people think of me is not my business. What I do is what I do. How...– RuPaul (via eekdee)
Talking Turkey: 8 Easy Steps for Discussing... →
A super useful and relevant list of strategies for dealing with relatives from different ends of the political spectrum. Includes questions/concerns related to reproductive health that may be raised and potential responses to them. Also includes a quiz where you can test out your responses! AKA Planned Parenthood being awesome once again.
[Herman Cain] didn’t ‘all of a sudden’ get hit with a sexual harassment charge....– Jon Stewart (via youreyeslooklikeblueberries)
If one more person tells me that ‘all gender is performance’ I think I am going...– Julia Serano in “Performance Piece” (via deviantfemme)