Media sexualization of women and the pressure on women involved in sports to...– How Equality In Sports is Undermined by Compulsory Heterosexuality (via sociolab)
whoneedsfeminism: I need feminism, because women still believe the fairy tale that there are more women than men in the world. Men often claim this, as if we should be happy to find any men at all. It is wrong. There are more men. When it comes to the below 65 crowd, there are a LOT more men. Don’t believe it? Google gender ratio. There might be more women in the US, but the US is not the...
National Geographic Magazine: Iceland’s Resilient... →
nationalgeographicmagazine: By Robert Kunzig Photograph by Orsolya and Erlend Haarberg It was five days before Christmas, and in the hut on the north flank of Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano that grounded airplanes all over Europe in 2010, Sigurður Reynir Gíslason was dishing up fish soup and pickled herring. Lunch felt…
I need feminism because....
whoneedsfeminism: I am tired of hearing men say “Don’t allow women in combat!” when they are already in combat. As a Marine, I know women Marines who have been in combat, have been wounded in combat, and have died in combat. We’re not asking to be put in combat, we are already there. We are asking to be recognized.
whoneedsfeminism: i need feminism because when i was in 4th grade, one of my friends told me she wanted to grow up to be a doctor, a pediatrician specifically, because “that’s what girl doctors should do.” when i told her i didn’t really like babies and didn’t want them when i was older, her response was “well what if your husband wants kids? you’ll have to have them then.” I had someone say...
Peacock - Katy Perry.
superdupersizer: I can just imagine if Katy did a music video to that song that she’d get a guy to dress up in a peacock costume. That would be hilarious! :) Have you seen this YouTube video? It always makes me laugh:
Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things...– Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (via prettybooks)
Yes, we live in a sexist culture, in which women have no good choices when it...– Greta Christina (What I May Do With My Naked Body: A Reply to Azar Majedi About the #NudePhotoRevolutionaries Calendar)
Equal Pay Day
feministmedia: I just wanted to tell all my feminist friends that today is Equal Pay Day! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/16/equal-pay-day-gender-wage-gap-rankings_n_1430160.html http://www.nwlc.org/our-issues/employment/equal-pay Here are some informative links!
Men who want to flirt with women have to realize: Women live in a state of...– Attention, Space Cadets: Do Not Proposition Women in the Elevator (via transformfeminism)
When a rich woman wants to stay home with her... →
'Sexist trousers' are below the belt - Telegraph →
What worried me most about this article were these couple of paragraphs: Now normally I am the type of person who can stomach, and often smile along, with a touch of what has just become known as casual sexist ‘banter’. Having studied politics at university and shared a house with five testosterone-fuelled male students, I was schooled early-on in picking the battles worth fighting and knowing...