Female privilege is getting to claim a headache to avoid sex.
Female oppression is having to claim physical illness to avoid sex because men won’t take a simple fucking “no” for an answer.
Female oppression is men being so entitled that they think being denied sex is oppressive.
Kim Kelley-Wagner has two daughters who were adopted from China. In everyday life, they have been subjected to horrid statements from people - to their faces, to their mother as they stood by her, etc. In this photo collection, shared on her blog, Kim and her daughters (Lily and Meika) put these ignorant cruelties front and center. [x]
"I have tried to explain to my daughters that people do not say these things to be mean, they say them out of ignorance, which is why I am sharing some of them. Words are powerful, they can become tools or weapons, choose to use them wisely."
i’m fluent in talking shit
Driving through the rain while listening to that one perfect song that you’ve been in the mood for all day. It makes all the difference to your day.
"The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt." - Sylvia Plath
The last few days, I’ve been dipping my toes back into personal expression, writing, and photography, and this is one of the many things — aside from playing catch up on letters — that has come out of it, so far.
making fun of your kid for enjoying the things they enjoy is the quickest way to make them feel so completely isolated from you that they are more comfortable talking to strangers on the internet than you about their problems
aka: where to get information on this that is more reliable than hysterical tumblr text posts
it’s super important to keep yourself informed about these things, but too often we’ll see things on our dash and immediately assume what we’re reading is 100% fact.
so, if you’d like to know more than “RUSSIA HAS INVADED UKRAINE WE’RE ON THE EDGE OF WWIII” (which, by the way, is not true) here are some sources for you!
bbc news: (british news source, renowned)
crimea explained: inc. why crimea is important, the divide in crimea, legal status, will it spark a war. good knowledge to have!
key points + as it happens: live page updating as events involved. also includes some bullet-pointed ‘key’ things that provide some background.
analysis: more about the actual crisis
(+ if you go on any of those three articles you’ll find a ton more that are good to read)
al jazeera: (widely renowned int. news source)
timeline: from nov. 21st onwards. really useful. short reading.
obama and putin: about their ‘clash’, the phone call and us warnings to russia.
ukraine ‘on brink of disaster’: article is quoting ukranian PM, who has accused russia of declaring war.
(+again, click around al jazeera and you’ll find more)
national geographic: useful q&a. more about protests in ukraine, but covers relationship between moscow and kiev.
new york times: covers russia and possible sanctions/evictions/damaged relationships with other countries
hopefully this will be useful for one or two people …
Look, if you nicely tell me that swearing makes you uncomfortable and you politely ask me not to, I will stop immediately and speak nicer than a nun.
But if you start acting like you’re on some fucking high horse, or telling me that I’m going to Hell for talking the way that I do and you can’t “be around that kind of language” then you can bet your motherfuckin’ ass that I’ll be fucking cussing like a cunt-fuckin’ sailor you maggot-ridden piece of dick.