when i was in 5th grade a boy liked me but i thought he was annoying, so on the playground he tried to ask me to be his girlfriend and i said no and i had to think of an excuse so i started hugging a tree and i told him the tree was my boyfriend, then later i saw him kicking the tree and i felt kinda bad
Everyone keeps saying that immigration is bad because immigrants might be dangerous. Well, I looked it up, and immigrants kill an average of twelve people everyday, while Americans kill an average of 6,457 people everyday. To me, it looks like when compared to Americans, immigrant are angels.
— A fucking SIXTH GRADER in debate today. (via dionthesocialist)
Okay, guy, so why do you feel like you want/need/deserve to settle down with a “pure” woman? I’m genuinely listening. “Oh, it’s because sluts are gross.” Too vague. Do better. “Well, their vaginas are real stretched out and big.” No. “Ummmmm, they probably have a bunch of diseases?” Easy fix! Setting aside the fact that plenty of women contract STIs from monogamous partners or during “safe sex,” it sounds like your real problem here is with illness, not sex. So I assume you’d be fine dating a promiscuous woman who practiced safe sex and happened to be STI-free? “No, because I want a girl who’s traditional and family-oriented.” Having sex doesn’t mean you don’t want to have a family. It just means that you want to have sex. “Yeah, but a slut is more likely to cheat on me.” Really? Then why do couples in the Bible Belt have such a high divorce rate? “The devil, I guess?” NOPE. “I just can’t stand the thought of her getting fucked by all those other guys.” So you’re about to have sex with a woman you’re attracted to, you really want to have sex with her, but all you can think about is her getting pounded by tons and tons of dicks? That sounds like an entirely different issue. “No! I just mean that I struggle with the same powerlessness and insecurity that all human beings do, so as a coping mechanism I take advantage of our culture’s patriarchal power structure and exorcize my feelings of worthlessness by perpetuating shame-based proprietary attitudes over women’s bodies. Basically I’m obsessed with controlling women’s lives because I can’t control my own.” Oh, honey. I know.
i have these, they sell them at urban outfitters
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy, in case you hadn’t heard. How dare she remove those ticking time bombs from her chest, amiright? Like, hasn’t she learned by now that her body is public domain and we all get to vote on what she does with it? Sheesh, how selfish can ya get.
[TW: rape culture]
And when we frame all women as being someone’s wife, mother or daughter, what are we teaching young girls?
We are teaching them that in order to have the law on their side, they need to be loved by men. That they need to make themselves attractive and appealing to men in order to be worthy of protection. That their lives and their bodily integrity are valueless except for how they relate to the men they know.
The truth is that I am someone’s wife. I am also someone’s mother. I am someone’s daughter, and someone’s sister. But those are not the things that define me, or make me valuable in this world. Those are not the reasons that I should be able to live a life free from rape, sexual assault or any kind of violent crime.
I have value because I am a person. Full stop. End of argument. This isn’t even a discussion that we should be having.
So please, let’s start teaching that fact to the young women in our lives. Teach them that you love, honour and value them because of who they are. Teach them that they should expect to be treated with integrity because it’s a basic human right. Teach them that they do not deserve to be raped because no one ever, ever, ever deserves to be raped.
Above all, teach them that they are people, too.
This post is soooo good at articulating why it’s so harmful to have to relate women to men through their relationships with men
a woman’s body is not for you. if she wants to cover it she should feel free and safe in doing so. if she wants to expose it she should feel free and safe in doing so. it is not an indication of her self-respect but an indication of her preferences for whatever reasons she chooses — none of which are your business or concern.
Sad that this even needs to be fucking said
Why does this even need to be said? Why do women feel the need to lecture about things that are common sense? What you need to lecture a Man about is the social inequalities of men and women; such as why when a man doesn’t want to be a father, he’s labeled a deadbeat dad…but if a woman doesn’t want to be a mother, she’s labeled pro-choice? Why is it blame for HIM but a cover or excuses for HER? Why in a world where women fight to be equal, their very way of thinking contradicts equality and promotes special treatment? In a world where women don’t want to be objectified, why do most women feel the need to objectify themselves…to be beautiful…then blame men for objectifying themselves…or tet mad at a Man who doesn’t find you attractive (no-win situation)? Then blame Men for them trying to be sexy symbols but end up looking like sex objects? The most important question is…why do most women blame men for women’s problems when most of women’s problems existed before a Man ever came into the picture?
Can any woman try to answer those questions INTELLIGENTLY without downtalking the whole male population…for once?
get a load of this guy, asking the tough questions that no one dares to answer except the entire feminist movement you dumb idiot.