I write this as a woman, towards women. When I say “woman” I am...– Helene Cixous, 1971; translated 1976
FBI Changes Official Definition of Rape →
The FBI currently defines rape as “the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will”, which, as Vanessa explained back in April, excludes statutory rape, same-sex rape, forced anal or oral sex, rape with an object and victims who are male or transgender or have disabilities, not to mention those who have taken drugs or alcohol and therefore had their ability to consent taken away. ...
We have been called to participate in the world’s creation from the very...– Sufjan Stevens
A message to women from a man: you're not crazy →
This article is really refreshing. I absolutely hate when people tell me to “calm down” or that I’m “taking things too seriously” - it happens all the time.
…it is not the big events that hurt the most but rather the smallest...– Shopgirl by Steve Martin (via thechocolatebrigade)
posi or die: Steve Jobs, blah blah blah. →
minshu: I am not trying to sound insensitive and in no way am I trying to say that the death of a human being is anything less than tragic, but what I do find to be tragic is the fact that within hours of finding out Steve Jobs passed away enough people on facebook made posts about it for them to be categorized into their own god damn group on my feed, yet two weeks ago when Troy Davis was...
Increasingly, I’m inclined to believe that dance—that easy, fluid,...– Alan Hall
5000 Year Old Transgender Woman? →
Man, because he sacrifices his health in order to earn money. Then he sacrifices...– Dalai Lama, when asked what surprises him most