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bigbardafree:

you know that stage you went through where you hated being a girl and you just resented yourself and everything having to do with girly things because you were so sick of pink and barbies being pushed on you so you like full force rejected that shit and you were just so full of hate and vitriol at anything even the slightest bit “girly” yeah gender norms will fuck you up

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athousandsweetkissies: ”White men make up approximately 36% of the population, but commit 75% of mass shootings. What would be called terrorism by any other skin tone is suddenly some mysterious unnamed disease. We as a society are perfectly happy to further stigmatize mentally ill people, who are far more likely to be victims of violence than commit violence, in the service of protecting white supremacy and male entitlement.

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I SENT YOU SOMETHING

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ttytay09:

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rapunzelie:

Yes, I saw it every time you copy and pasted it into my inbox. I was hoping that you’d fuck off eventually because I wasn’t responding but apparently not.

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Feminism is not obligated to operator in a way that makes you feel good about yourself because it’s not about making a soft, cozy space just for men. Feminism is not about being nice and sweet and hoping that makes society listen. Being nice doesn’t yield results. You have to be assertive and demanding.

If being nice stopped oppression, don’t you think literally everyone would have tried it.

Women being ‘rude’ or brash isn’t a fault of feminism. Stop sending me whiny messages.

Martin Luther King Jr was nice

Martin Luther King Jr. was assertive and demanding. He wanted racial equality and he gave everything he had to see that happen. He didn’t go around baking cookies for people saying “please don’t hate black people.” No. He went in front of thousands of people and stated that the way blacks were being treated was bull shit and it needed to change. That doesn’t make him mean, he was still a great human being, but he said what needed to be said to get people’s attention. 

That’s what most feminists do. It’s not “man-hating” or “bullying men” or “reverse sexism.” It’s pointing out all the bull shit that women go through and saying that that shit needs to fucking change. The reason that a lot of men think women are just being mean is because a woman that says what needs to be said and is assertive or demanding, is taken a a bitch. Women are supposed to be communal and maternal figures that never get angry. If they do get angry then obviously it’s their time of the month and not the fact that they’re fed up with being treated like shit. Feminists are just as assertive and demanding as MLK Jr. But the reason people think we’re mean is because we’re women. 

There’s a difference between being assertive and being mean. He didn’t say bad things about his oppressors, even though very well could have. He just knew that by doing that, it would lessen his argument. I’m totally for gender equality, I have no problems with women being paid the same amount of money as men or anything of the sort. I just think it’s unnecessary to say things that are rude, no matter what. It’s honestly the same thing as when a gay person says bad things about straight people. It’s unnecessary. Being assertive is very necessary, but there’s a certain way to go about it.

You do realize that they killed MLK right? Being nice ain’t a good tactic.

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