So this movie is a few years old and it honestly didn’t even get great reviews, but it was on TV so I watched it cause I love Gilmore Girls (Alexis Bledel who played Rory is the lead) and Jane Lynch, so figured it was good enough middle of the week movie. And I should have expected this ending since it is a typical chick flick but ya know, you just hope that something unexpected MIGHT...
have you seen jezebel?: to weigh in on 'mary sue' →
itsinthetrees: so i think the term as originally conceived did have some critical merit. there are many examples of characters who fit the basic paradigm (teen wish fulfillment character, often a ~secret princess or somesuch, beloved by all, ostentatiously excels at everything) before it… This is extremely relevant, and brings to mind that term “mansplaining” that I’ve...
Fifteen to eighteen percent of girls under twelve now wear mascara, eyeliner and...– “How To Talk To Little Girls” by Lisa Bloom (via twofish)
newwavefeminism: From the Stop Street Harassment Blog! Watch the video & check out the website! Filmmaker and educator Nuala Cabral took a lead in organizing International Anti-Street Harassment Day activities in Philadelphia, PA, this past March 20. She recently put together a video about it – check it out.
If i hear that car joke one more time...: Ms.... →
sugahohsnap: feministtestcase: (image taken from scholastic.com) What do we talk about when we talk about The Friz? If you are unfamiliar with Her Royal Frizzness, she is the protagonist of a popular set of educational children’s books about various scientific concepts (digestion, space, etc.),…
feministilicious: strikematchlightfiyah: lemon-elephant: Some people are angry about what Dianna did by wearing the “Likes Girls” shirt on tour in Toronto. As they should be. I don’t entirely understand this. Just because she ”doesn’t understand” the hardships that come with being part of the LGBTQ community? You can understand it without having to live it. Granted it’s not the same as...
Chicanery: kynodontas: NB: This critique is aimed... →
kynodontas: NB: This critique is aimed at and derived from western media, thus the focus on and questioning of white males. (Spoilers for Angel, Criminal Minds, Lost, The X-Files, Supernatural) First, what is manpain? When a main character in a story (always male, generally white) is…
howmanywomen: Always relevant.
Alexander Ryking: You Might Be A "Feminazi" If... →
mirkwood: Allow me to deconstruct this bullshittery. ryking: …you discount a man’s opinion/case on an issue solely because of his gender, without even dealing with the merits (or deficits) of his argument. When you are a member of a privileged group, your experience of the world is different than a person who is a member of a marginalised group. As someone who is misgendered as a woman (I...
Usually when a black woman is attacked we find some way of making it her fault....– Antoine Dodson’s Sister: On Invisibility as Violence « The Crunk Feminist Collective I hate when something is so great that I have to choose between feeling guilty about chopping it or feeling guilty about c&p’ing the entire thing. Hit the link, it’s that good. (via tart-tart) (via...
Anthony Weiner and Weiner Gate '11
My question is to the people of Feminist Media: Do you still support Anthony Weiner after his racy photo tweets, or do you not? I’d like to hear some reader responses! I personally still support Anthony Weiner, because he is still one of the strongest pro-choicers in politics today, but let’s open this for discussion! What do you think?
ॐ: I sent an email to Tumblr support regarding the... →
inherhipstheresrevolutions: HUGE TRIGGER WARNING FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY/RAPE ON LINKS PROVIDED BELOW. Do not click on them if you are triggered by rape scenes, child pornography or child abuse. All the images are of anime/manga characters and not actual human beings, however the images are most definitely “cartoon” dipictions of children… Hi, I came across this blog on Tumblr just a few...
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fuckyeahchoice: This strong young woman has been kidnapped and is missing. She is a Syrian “Criminal”. Her crime: being a lesbian. Please pray for her safety and family. http://damascusgaygirl.blogspot.com/ Read some of her blog. Please spread awareness.
Keep your Boehner out of my Uterus!: Anonymous... →
keepyourboehneroutofmyuterus: Anonymous asked: Okay, so. This may be quite complicated. So I’ve been following this for a while, (one of the first tumblr blogs I followed, actually), so I think I understand most of the arguments made here. I have a male friend who is quite reasonable in his views, hates sexism and racism,…
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fsufeminist: This is a new RSO at my school, and my friend Nina recently became President. The goal is to go into middle and high schools and teach girls about self-worth. I’m unsure about my availability, but please please please look at this group if you’re thinking about getting more involved on campus!
yes, our veins are cracks in the ice.: so this is... →
thehellofthistown: so this is Rihanna’s new video, Man Down, in which, spoilers, the character Rihanna plays kills her rapist. If you google this video the first thing that pops up is some advocacy group getting pissy because the video is “too violent”. In case you didn’t watch, the instances of violence in…
[trigger warning: rape culture] A lot of people accuse feminists of thinking...– Db0 (Feminists don’t think all men are rapists. Rapists do.) this is why calling people out on rape jokes is so fucking important. (via slutkissgrrl) filed under: not at all surprising ETA: OH! And some rapists (of any gender) are self-identified feminists, FWIW. (via paristhroughthewindow)
Here is a video that deals with self love and acceptance of one’s homosexuality. It’s awesome! Different faces in the video describe why they love being gay, it really helps you see things with a new light.
Ebony, and irony live together in perfect... →
check it out. if you’re about to say, “Well, just stop reading these magazines”, it really is not that easy. Because it’s not just the magazines; these “love yourself, but not too much” messages are everywhere. It’s in the Special K, Yoplait, Jello, and Skechers’ commercials that have convinced us that women are the only ones who need to be...