Dear Sugar, What would you tell your 20-something... →
This is fantastic. So needed. justyouraveragefeminist: Dear Seeking Wisdom, Stop worrying about whether you’re fat. You’re not fat. Or rather, you’re sometimes a little bit fat, but who gives a shit? There is nothing more boring and fruitless than a woman lamenting the fact that her stomach is round. Feed yourself. Literally. The sort of people…
When it’s going well, the fact of it is everywhere. It’s there in the song that...– The Lover’s Dictionary; David Levithan (via 52hearts)
JAMES FRANCO GETTING HIS PHD AT UNIVERSITY OF... →
which..you know, is only 15 minutes from my house. WHY DIDN’T THIS HAPPEN DURING THE 12 YEARS I ACTUALLY LIVED IN HOUSTON?!!! alas, I will have to settle for stalking him during the summer and winter breaks… A University of Houston official said on Thursday that Franco has been accepted for the doctoral program in literature and creative writing. J. Kastely, director of the creative...
Racism, sexism, classism, homophobia—these words invoke systematic oppressions,...– Bhumi Purohit, got privilege? - “Our Story” http://dukechronicle.com/article/our-story (via bgsays)
Real Simple Resolutions →
collectionsofayoungsoul: On the topic of resolutions, here are some from Real Simple magazine that I really liked.
At Yale, a Sharper Look at Treatment of Women →
In 2008, fraternity members photographed themselves in front of the Yale Women’s Center with a poster reading, “We Love Yale Sluts.” In 2009, a widely e-mailed “preseason scouting report” rated the desirability of about 50 newly arrived freshman women by the number of drinks a man would need in order to have sex with them. And in October, fraternity pledges paraded through a residential...
9 Epiphanies →
Not sure that I agree with all of it, but definitely interesting to think about. #2 and #3 are really, really good and needed reminders. 2. Life unfolds only in moments. Of course! I once called this the most important thing I ever learned. Nobody has ever experienced anything that wasn’t part of a single moment unfolding. That means life’s only challenge is dealing with the single moment you...
Don’t ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn’t fall in love, I rose...– Toni Morrison, Jazz (via bgsays)
Something Bigger Than Ourselves →
It’s all part of my incredibly sophisticated master plan to deal with the aspects of this school that I find troubling. I call it “avoiding them.” It’s a complicated strategy, so let me break it down for you. If your conversation about feminism annoys me, I will put on my headphones. If your party invitation addresses me as a sexual object, I won’t go. If the only question you ever ask in...
We call someone a ‘pussy’ for being weak, even though the vagina contains...– Benjamin Law, Frankie Magazine Issue 40. (via inherhipstheresrevolutions)
I like my friends.
metoocampaign: At my worst, they make me want to be my best.
The Death of Safe Sex →
“The biggest thing to me is, I don’t know anyone—nobody straight—who’s ever gotten AIDS,” Mike says. “And the rest you can fix with a shot.” “Not herpes,” Evan says. “Not herpes,” Mike agrees, “but surprisingly few girls ever asked me to wear a condom. I mean, look at us—we look clean, we look professional. The most that happens is you put it in there and ask if they’re on the Pill—when...