balletrat91 asked: Am I the only one who's sick and tired of these reality tv shows that promote nothing but girl hate? I recently watched an episode of 'Big Rich Texas' and it makes me sick that the media is only trying to maintain a stupid stereotype that all women are catty or 'bitchy' and that we don't get along. I honestly want to hunt down these tv producers who think this is cute...
The LA Times Confirms What We Already Know - The...
watermeloncholy: fuckyeahfeminists: The LA Times has dug in and talked to 89% of Academy members and to no one’s surprise the Academy is old, white and male. Here are the stats: The Academy is 94% white The Academy is 77% male. The median age is 62. Only 14% are under 50 years old. Also we learned that women make up just 9% of the directing branch and 19% of the screenwriting...
[Trigger Warning: Abuse] A cautionary tale for... →
panemdestruction: drdonnaatx: When I was 19, I married my high school sweetheart. He had never hit me in anyway. Never had yelled at me. He was in the Navy and we moved nearly 1000 miles away from home. We had been married one week when he first slapped me. I forgave him. We had been married about a year when he first punched me in the stomach. I forgave him. After about a year and a half it...
Pass the Maryland Slayer Law - House Bill 735 and... →
feministhistorian: Can y’all do me a favor and sign the petition? More information about the bill is in the link. The bill says that if you murder someone you are not allowed any of their inheritance, which seems like common sense but its not law in MD. Please sign this for me!
Austin talking in all caps: [tw: sexism, violence]... →
bobies: mswyrr: …is that he’s a domestic violence committing, female co-star intimidating asshole. You can read the details of what he did to his female partner at the link. Regarding his treatment of female costars: Kiera Knightly didn’t want him spanking her during one of their… Can I just say that I don’t want to grow into this world. I want to curl up and die now, while...
I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast...– Louis CK [via whydoihaveablog] (via killtvmakestuff)
Call me hyper-sensitive, but I’m a bit raw. After all, during the past couple of...– —Chris Brown and Whitney Houston: The Entertainment Industry Fails Black Women, by Laina Dawes (via stfusexists)
talking about virginity is so annoying to me, and here’s why- firstly it’s used...– mutualaddiction responding to an ask saying she was hot because she was a virgin (via mutualaddiction) Will never not reblog. (via stfuhypocrisy) THIS IS BASICALLY WHAT WILL BECOME OF MY LOVE LIFE and i love this woman (via daskannnichtsein)
Why I Will Always Side With Rape Accusers Before... →
stfuconservatives: (trigger warning for rape, sexual abuse, rape culture) 14kgoldnyc: safercampus: Yesterday, prosecutors decided that they won’t press charges against Greg Kelly, son of police commissioner Ray Kelly. He was accused of raping a woman—I wrote about it here. I sounded pretty sure I believed he was guilty. As far as the courts are concerned, there wasn’t enough evidence to...
Black Herstory: Rosa Parks Did Much More than Sit... →
fyeahwomenshistory: Rachel Griffin As a Black feminist scholar, every February I find myself troubled by the ways that we simultaneously remember and forget women who look like me. Not that I’m satisfied with the memory of Black women every other month of the year but February–Black History Month–can be especially disappointing. I find myself wanting to rant to anyone within earshot, “Rosa...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure no longer giving... →
Susan G. Komen has pulled all money for breast exams for what they say is because of a congressional investigation.. but it seems more like they were bombarded by conservative political pro-life groups. From the women who made breast cancer pink and frilly and for woman only “who want to save as many lives as they can” to pulling crucial funds for preventative LIFE-SAVING breast exams...