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"My response to the “I am not a feminist” internet phenomenon….

First of all, it’s clear you don’t know what feminism is. But I’m not going to explain it to you. You can google it. To quote an old friend, “I’m not the feminist babysitter.”

But here is what I think you should know.

You’re insulting every woman who was forcibly restrained in a jail cell with a feeding tube down her throat for your right to vote, less than 100 years ago.

You’re degrading every woman who has accessed a rape crisis center, which wouldn’t exist without the feminist movement.

You’re undermining every woman who fought to make marital rape a crime (it was legal until 1993).

You’re spitting on the legacy of every woman who fought for women to be allowed to own property (1848). For the abolition of slavery and the rise of the labor union. For the right to divorce. For women to be allowed to have access to birth control (Comstock laws). For middle and upper class women to be allowed to work outside the home (poor women have always worked outside the home). To make domestic violence a crime in the US (It is very much legal in many parts of the world). To make workplace sexual harassment a crime.

In short, you know not what you speak of. You reap the rewards of these women’s sacrifices every day of your life. When you grin with your cutsey sign about how you’re not a feminist, you ignorantly spit on the sacred struggle of the past 200 years. You bite the hand that has fed you freedom, safety, and a voice.

In short, kiss my ass, you ignorant little jerks.”

Libby Anne (via coachk13)

YES THIS A THOUSAND TIMES THIS.

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Done working for the day.

Done working for the day.

Tagged: HipstamaticFlorence LensC-Type Plate Film

cora-hale:

when will people learn that the beacon hills highschool is a death trap

as well as the sheriffs station

and the hospital

and any open area

really just anywhere

leave beacon hills

If the people of Sunnydale are any indication, that won’t be happening any time soon.

Tagged: reblogno seriously you should move

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Your voice sounds completely different in different languages. It alters your personality somehow. I don’t think people get the same feeling from you. The rhythm changes. Because the rhythm of the language is different, it changes your inner rhythm and that changes how you process everything.

When I hear myself speak French, I look at myself differently. Certain aspects will feel closer to the way I feel or the way I am and others won’t. I like that—to tour different sides of yourself. I often find when looking at people who are comfortable in many languages, they’re more comfortable talking about emotional stuff in a certain language or political stuff in another and that’s really interesting, how people relate to those languages.
— Francois Arnaud for Interview Magazine (via iraplastic)

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#orchid monster

#orchid monster

Tagged: HipstamaticMatty ALN LensIna's 1935 Film

I love the random feature in #hipstamatic but when trying to get a good representation of the colors in my new #orchid (center), it took a bit of work. #flowers

I love the random feature in #hipstamatic but when trying to get a good representation of the colors in my new #orchid (center), it took a bit of work. #flowers

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Shadowy #orchids

Shadowy #orchids

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The FCC’s controversial plans for a new version of net neutrality are still open for public comment for a few more days, and Chairman Tom Wheeler — continuing to fight charges that he may be a dingo — says it’s already received over 647,000 comments so far. The 60 day period for public comment runs out on the 15th though, so if you want your voice to be heard then about fast lanes, Title II or anything else, then now is the time.

Tagged: reblognet neutrality

ppaction:

Anyone who thinks you can just walk into a convenience store and get the affordable birth control you need clearly has no understanding about the reality of women’s lives — and no business making decisions about them. 
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5 fact checks you need to know about the Hobby Lobby decision and how it affects us.

ppaction:

Anyone who thinks you can just walk into a convenience store and get the affordable birth control you need clearly has no understanding about the reality of women’s lives — and no business making decisions about them.

Have you been hearing this line as much as we have? Share this.

5 fact checks you need to know about the Hobby Lobby decision and how it affects us.

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Papa

Papa

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