Anti-choicers live in the Juno universe where there’s always a nice rich white couple available for an arranged adoption and the teenager who has the kid gets to go right back to their life and date Michael Cera.
saying feminism is unnecessary because you don’t feel oppressed is like saying fire extinguishers are unnecessary because your house isn’t on fire
YouTube comments aren’t “just the Internet.” They’re not the product of a group of otherwise nice guys who suddenly become evil when they wear a veil of anonymity. YouTube comments are actually a nightmarish glimpse into the sexist attitudes that define the fabric of our own existence in the “real world,” a world that, like YouTube, is owned and dominated by men. The most terrifying gift that the Internet has given us is that it’s shown us how men honestly perceive the world: as a place where women exist exclusively for their sexual pleasure.
In the wake of VidCon, and as more and more women start speaking up about the harassment they face online, it’s time to start realizing that our narrative of progress is deeply flawed. Things aren’t getting better for women on the Internet; they’re deteriorating and ignoring the problem amounts to being complicit in it."
"For women on the Internet, it doesn’t get better" by Samantha Allen (via sunny-burn)
found this gem in the 1996 Cornell Women’s Handbook. it’s what to say when a guy tries to get out of using a condom
"So does your attitude" fucking Christ that’s perf
"you’re too young to determine your sexuality" said no one to the heterosexual teenager
"The reason women are turning you down for casual sex seems to be that, for one thing, a lot of you are calling them sluts afterward. Also, a lot of you aren’t bothering to try to be good in bed."
Terri Conley, professor of psychology and women’s studies at the University of Michigan ( link )
nothings worse than passing up an opportunity you know you would’ve enjoyed because of the fear of being judged