thisbloghasbeencompromised:

at what point do american children realise it’s weird for them to pledge allegiance to their flag and country every day at school and that not all countries do that and how long after that discovery do they realise how creepy it is

why is this something no one talks about because it concerns me on a very deep level

notforthetoweringdead:

"If more girls wanted to be scientists, there would be more female scientists"

*takes a deep breath* WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY THAT ACTIVELY DISCOURAGES FEMALE INTELLIGENCE BY PAINTING IT AS A NON FEMININE TRAIT AND SETS UP MALES TO BE IN POSITIONS OF ACADEMIC SUPERIORITY DESPITE THERE BEING NO CORRELATION BETWEEN GENDER AND ACADEMIC ABILITY thank you for your time

"Though Mean Girls was rated PG-13 for “sexual content, language, and some teen partying,” that was a rating Paramount had to fight for, says Waters. “We had lots of battles with the ratings board on the movie. There was the line, ‘Amber D’Lessio gave a blow job to a hot dog,’ which eventually became ‘Amber D’Lessio made out with a hot dog.’ Which is somehow weirder! That’s the thing we found: When you’re trying to make a joke obey the rules and not use any bad words, it can actually become seamier, even.” Still, there were some things that Waters simply refused to change. “The line in the sand that I drew was the joke about the wide-set vagina. The ratings board said, ‘We can’t give you a PG-13 unless you cut that line.’ We ended up playing the card that the ratings board was sexist, because Anchorman had just come out, and Ron Burgundy had an erection in one scene, and that was PG-13. We told them, ‘You’re only saying this because it’s a girl, and she’s talking about a part of her anatomy. There’s no sexual context whatsoever, and to say this is restrictive to an audience of girls is demeaning to all women.’ And they eventually had to back down.”"
don’t fuck with tina fey (via brokenclocksrighttwiceaday)
zannab-sq:

daddymikeyway:

MY FRIEND WINS

YES

zannab-sq:

daddymikeyway:

MY FRIEND WINS

YES

Am I woman enough to hang with fanboys?

fuckyesdeadpool:

I got this message in my inbox this morning:

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I understand the intention of it and am thankful to have received it, especially because the author did not hide their identity like most men who support women in the geek community, but something about it really bothered me. After some reflection I realize that I’m at point where I’m simply frustrated that people think it’s an achievement within our community for a woman to be on par with men (or “to hang”)

Not only does this reinforced the gender hierarchy, but also the idea that women have to prove themselves whereas men are inherently qualified to be a part of the community.

This isn’t a revelation to anyone but I realized this morning that the reason I am so angry about this hypocrisy is because women have always worked extremely hard to create their own spaces in the geek community and now that our spaces have moved on to a platform (the internet) that are easily accessible to men, men, ignorant of our history, misinterpret our spaces as an extension of their own.

This blog is not an extension of the comic book store I grew up with that literally had a “no girls allowed” section. It is an extension of the incredible dedication my foremothers in the 70s put into creating a network between female fans by creating fandom and slash zines.

This blog is not an extension of the resellers who would not sell me merchandise because of my gender. It is an extension of the barter market that my elder sisters labouringly put together in the 90s in which we exchanged goods through the mail so anyone and everyone could experience the source material.

This blog is not an extension of the dudebros and neckbeards that troll the  internet and make self-indulgent RP blogs or rape fanart. It is an extension of my female peers who have built up social media and have made our community mainstream.

Male created fandom is nothing compared to ours. Male fans do not know what it’s like to pay dues like we have.

I am not hanging with you, I am hanging with my sisters. I have not done anything in an attempt to prove myself to the patriarchy, you’ve stumbled across our community and saw that it was greater than your own and misinterpreted the whole situation.

But I have good news! Unlike your community the only thing we require for you to gain access is to show everyone respect.

Unfortunately, very few men are able to accomplish this.

myjamflavouredmindtardis:

She wears short skirts 
I wear gold shirts
She’s cheer Captain
But I’m Captain of the USS Enterprise suck it

fhoantells:

"I just want Bruce Lee to hold me as long as he can."

I’m dying.

(imgur album)

tempest1944:

the-goddamazon:

basicallyfrench:

letsflytoparis:

247muslima:

THIS

WHERE IS THIS FROM ?

It’s from “la source des femmes”

IT’S TRUE.

THERE IS NOTHING IN THE QU’RAN THAT SAYS WOMEN’S SOLE PURPOSE IS FOR OBEYING AND PROCREATING.

We are allowed to inherit and own property and businesses, and we are allowed to CHOOSE our husbands instead of having them foisted upon us in arranged marriages. WE ARE ALSO ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN COMBAT.

I’ve read the Qu’ran COVER TO COVER and there’s nothing God says about women being LESS than men. In fact, God IMPLORES men to treat women as equals. Probably because God knew men have a tendency to foul things up and has to remind them that WOMEN ARE ALSO PRECIOUS CREATIONS OF HIS DIVINE WILL.

-huffs and puffs-

Sorry. I was in my feelings. But this touches my nerves a lot when people misinterpret Islam as some misogynistic religion. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Niiiiiice…..I love learning. This needs to be seen.

falloutuniverse:

New Vegas Casino Cards

starkinglyhandsome:

dollygale:

captain-raptor:

best thing i learned working with and learning about kids: when they do shit like this, especially to something they themselves use and enjoy, leave it there for as long as possible. let them return to the fun thing over and over again so that it sinks in that the thing they did was wrong, they ruined something, and now they can’t have fun because of it and they should never do it again. it teaches them consequence of action and cautiousness.

i did this with a 3-year-old kid i babysat who filled his playstation with peanut butter before i got there, just every time he went back to it and asked why it’s not working, i opened it and pointed to the peanut butter stains and said “you did that” and he says “yeah”, “will it work like that?” “…no”, and when he got it and promised to never put anything but games into a game machine again, his parents bought another and he kept his promise. it works, even at that age.

this was a long and unnecessary rant but so many times i’ve seen parents IMMEDIATELY replace their kids’ toys/electronics that they destroy over and over again and i’m just like NO THEY’RE NOT LEARNING ANYTHING THAT WAY 

they also don’t learn from being thrown into fires

yeah but they’re quieter that way