Patriarchy is not men. Patriarchy is a system in which both women and men...– Ashley Judd
Lauren Orsini: Here’s what the magazines tell me:... →
This is my friend Lauren, who is a fabulous writer and journalist and also in the midst of planning her wedding. Any professional woman who has been through wedding planning can relate. Lets all remember that it’s totally possible to have a wedding that reflects the whole, happy, accomplished, well-adjusted people we actually are — both brides and grooms! laureninspace: Here’s what...
Hillary Clinton Urges Women Not to Take Any Shit →
The Female Ninjas of Iran →
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The Slut Spike | Betty Dodson with Carlin Ross →
fuck your stereotype
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Allie Brosh: creator of Hyperbole and a Half
8 Ways to Fail at Everything →
Mookychick gives you a few pointers on how to avoid being amazing and doing cool shit, because lord knows, a stable and safe life is far better than an interesting one.
PJ Harvey: Hey, I'm one big queen.
Source: audrey.buzznet.com Red dress, leopard print coat and gold heels. If I didn’t already love her music, I would love her for this outfit alone.
Emma Watson: on being sexy and being real
Miep Gies, who helped shelter and protect Anne Frank and others during WWII. Source: The photo is AP. I don’t know who made the image with the quote, though. If you know, please tell me so I can give credit. Thanks!
DFTBA: (TW: Rape) Over It. →
nerd-fighter: I am over rape. I am over rape culture, rape mentality, rape pages on Facebook. I am over the thousands of people who signed those pages with their real names without shame. I am over people demanding their right to rape pages, and calling it freedom of speech or justifying it as a joke. I…
love what you've got
Source: shamelessmag.com Just for the record, my thighs touch. They always have. They probably always will. I’ve been doing yoga for 13 years, I’m a yoga teacher, and I consider myself a pretty healthy person. Ain’t nothin’ wrong with a little thigh fat. That’s where all the sugar goes, which is why they’re so sweet.
Her story reminds me that I, too, almost missed the rest of my life. And that,...– Emilie Surrusco in the Washington Post.
The Headologist →
My friend Ellie inspires the bejeezus out of me pretty much every day.
My life is full of drama and I won’t have time to worry about something as...– Adele
In Distrust of Merits
Strengthened to live, strengthened to die for medals and positioned victories? They're fighting, fighting the blind man who thinks he sees,— who cannot see that the enslaver is enslaved; the hater, harmed. O shining O firm star, O tumultuous ocean lashed till small things go as they will, the mountainous wave makes us who look, know depth. Lost at sea before they fought! O star of...
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Jennifer Lawson, The Bloggess
1. Tell everyone Now, today, I shall sing beautifully for my friend’s pleasure. 2. We shall enjoy it As for him who finds fault, may silliness and sorrow take him!
Musings of an Inappropriate Woman: The number one... →
I love this post because it is exactly what I believe about my role in the world right now. I find that the more I praise, encourage, support and cheer on my friends (and random strangers on the internet who I think are cool), the happier and more inspired I am. Try it. You’ll see what we’re talking about! rachelhills: Be a cheerleader. Not in the sense of putting on a short...
People reckon that I need a political degree in order to go, ‘My school got...– M.I.A. in an interview with Clash
Slut” is how we vilify a woman for exercising her right to say “yes”....– Read the whole post about why “the friendzone” is misogynist. (via laureninspace)
We are a species that needs and wants to understand who we are. Sheep lice do...– Anne Lamotte in Bird by Bird
Cindy Gallop: Making Shit Happen
Try to avoid getting involved with somebody who’s gonna need killing...– Jill Conner Browne in The Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love
Source: singleladad.blogspot.com “It’s just that you have this really convenient subspace highway running through your head that I like to use. It’s, like, three miles in fifteen seconds.”
Source: wbe003.mibbit.com I found this through a link from a friend. If anyone knows the original source, can you let me know?!
Come with me this morning to the church within our hearts, where the bells are...– Emily Dickinson in a letter to Susan
Sarah Von of Yes and Yes
Relationship Advice from Julia Child
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Source: last.fm Girl, don’t ever let them tell you that you can’t sing.
My breasts have a career of their own. Theirs is going better.– Jennifer Love Hewitt