new wave feminism: bell hooks resources →
wretchedoftheearth: themindislimitless: If you have any more, or alternate links just in case these ever get removed, feel free to add to the list. Pass the resources along! Understanding Patriarchy (pdf) (from erosum) We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity (pdf). Also …
I don't own my child's body →
thecsph: (CNN) — My daughter occasionally goes on a hugging and kissing strike. She’s 4. Her parents could get a hug or a kiss, but many people who know her cannot, at least right now. And I won’t make her. “I would like you to hug Grandma, but I won’t make you do it,” I told her recently. “I don’t have to?” she asked, cuddling up to me at bedtime, confirming the facts to be sure. No, she...
Am I arguing that girls and women shouldn’t be held responsible for their...– Emily Maguire, Princesses & Pornstars: Sex, Power, Identity. (via starsgowaltzing) Go OFF Mama!!!! (via sonofbaldwin)
As all advocates of feminist politics know most people do not understand sexism...– bell hooks (via sonofbaldwin)
frozen-razies asked: Im sorry how is that sign harassment? It's flattery if anything, so you shouldn't immediately attribute it in a negative way =)
China sends first female astronaut to space →
fuckyeahfeminists: (CNN) — China made history Saturday when it launched a spacecraft sending the nation’s first female astronaut in space. The Shenzhou-9 launched Saturday afternoon, carrying Liu Yang and two male astronauts, Jing Haipeng and Liu Wang. State media aired the launch held at a satellite center in Jiuquan. Liu, 33, was the deputy head of a flight unit in the nation’s air force,...
I am sorry people are so tired of me writing about misogyny. I occasionally get...– Alyssa Rosenberg (via thenewwomensmovement)
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(TW: Sexual Abuse) 1 in 6 Men Have Experienced...
Researchers have found that 1 in 6 men have experienced abusive sexual experiences before age 18. And this is probably a low estimate, since it doesn’t include noncontact experiences, which can also have lasting negative effects. If you’ve had such an experience, or think you might have, you are not alone. If you wonder whether such an experience may be connected to some difficulties or...
What We Aren’t Talking About When We Talk About... →
If high heels were so wonderful, men would still be wearing them.– Sue Grafton (via starlingswarm)
Let her swim, climb mountain peaks, pilot an airplane, battle against the...– Simone de Beauvoir (via betweenhereandcool)
Black Transgender Woman CeCe McDonald to be House... →
feminishblog: This is absolutely sickening. Please sign the petition found here, asking that CeCe serve her time in a Women’s prison.
A Little Feminist Summer Reading Anyone? →
Meet Ola Orekunrin, MD: Superhero
touchoftea: Within five years of becoming a medical doctor at the age of 21, Dr. Ola Orekunrin has founded the first Nigerian ambulance service–which she serves in the dual roles of medic and pilot. A graduate of the University of York, Orekunrin was one of the youngest students to become a doctor in the UK. What an amazing woman! Read the full article here
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