I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect....– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via word-collector)
I might go to the beach later, despite the rain. Need to look at something infinite.
RT @Passionweiss: You won’t have to DIY if I’m in your bed. #OverheardEMPpickuplines
Just watched @heathercorinna and @thelinecampaign...
A lovely African American woman over the age of 60 shared a story with the...– So, as much as some of us want to squick about older people (defined as 50 years old and older) having sex—mostly due to our own ageism around the body—the reality is they are….and, according to the HIV stats, are becoming one of fastest growing populations contracting the condition. Jasmine...
A beginning, finally.
whateverjeanne: To be honest, I’ve had mixed feelings, some anxieties, and a little doubt about revisiting Jane Eyre after all this time. I remember sinking deeply into the text in 1996 or 1997, during a high school English class led by a very nice, smart and almost attractive woman whose name I now forget. This time, though, I found my enthusiasm tempered by some harsh realities, including: the...
Jesus was a planned pregnancy http://twitpic.com/441z98
Tip! Responding to feminist criticism of X with “X never claimed to be a feminist” kind of misses the point. By a lot.
She: “I don’t eat anything from the sea.” Me: “Everything in the ocean eats with its feet.” He: “You’ve convinced me.”
Other Great Moments in Menstrual Art and Activism
In 1970, Germaine Greer tells women, “If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your own menstrual blood – if it makes you sick, you’ve a long way to go, baby.” Judy Chicago installs her Menstruation Bathroom in the Women’s Building in 1973. Allison Wolfe throws a used tampon at Fugazi in 1992 because their fans were harassing girls. ...
karaj: who wants to go to this show (kathe burkhart, laurie simmons, etc.) with me? Who? Duh.
The Full Charlie
Charlie Sheen on The Alex Jones Show by The Hollywood Reporter Maybe I am late to the party but this is UNBELIEVABLE. Charlie Sheen rambling on some radio show at FULL SPEED AHEAD. “I’m tired of pretending that my life isn’t perfect and bitchin’ and winning at every level. Sorry. Winning!” He also talks about his army of Gnarly Gnarlingtons and Vatican...
femonster: Dear Rep. Franklin: I Submit My Used Tampons as Evidence Dear Rep. Franklin, I applaud your efforts to support the rights of zygote citizens of Georgia by criminalizing miscarriages and investigating every instance of fetal death as a potential crime. The bill you are trying to pass is clear that the Georgia State Assembly knows that life begins at the moment of conception, and...
Did I JUST SAY there’s a menstrual trend? @KellyDeal agrees: http://bit.ly/fuplyT LISTEN TO ME I WAS RIGHT ABOUT JANE EYRE.
Could there be anything more disgusting than mint chocolate chip gum? DON’T ANSWER. http://bit.ly/3zU8OL
february 2011: the month feminism died again– maura It really does feel that way. And it’s not mourning feminism the ideology and book topic. It’s that the belief that women are actually humans with rights and physical autonomy is under a relentless assault in this country. Going back and forth between the revolutions underway...
I need your submissions:
avry: wendybrrrd: For my new zine “RAG RAGE” Rants and raves about: -alternative menstruation products -your period -anything to do with blood and bleeding and what you do when you bleed -pictures and artwork send them to my ask box or firstname.lastname@example.org I want to make this zine this week so get those submissions flowing! (they can be as long or as short as you want)!!!! Please...
PRO-BONER. AGAINST BOEHNER.
RT @iyad_elbaghdadi: First footage of aid convoys arriving from Egypt to #Libya: http://j.mp/houdrB #Feb17
You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via fuckyeahfitzgerald) Sometimes it feels like everything that needs to be said has been said, but then lost.
And yes, by conflating “insane” with “immoral, unjust, criminal, monstrous” you...– jhameia Serious question, from one who has plenty of mental and physical illness—how does this play out in terms of criminal behavior and the legal system? (I don’t know if other countries have an insanity defense. The US does. The Hague War Crimes Tribunal also has a “diminished mental capacity”...
And yes, by conflating “insane” with “immoral, unjust, criminal, monstrous” you...– jhameia Serious question, from one who has plenty of mental and physical illness—how does this play out in terms of criminal behavior and the legal system? (I don’t know if other countries have an insanity defense. The US does. The Hague War Crimes Tribunal also has a “diminished...
Resistance is everywhere, it always has been and always will be. Just because...– Kathleen Hanna (via dr-clear-heels)
“There may be times when we are powerless to...
the-whole-point: - Elie Wiesel
You Asked So I Will Answer...
leonineclaire: fuckyeahfemmes: Tell-tale Signs a Queer Femme is Queer: She is WAY over-dressed She has swagger She tells loud stories and funny jokes and tries not to let anyone around her feel uncomfortable If you make eye contact with her she does not break it, in fact she smiles back at you If you talk to her she’s flirtatious She owns a pair of cat-eye glasses She has visible...
Mark your calendars for two Eyresses events! Friday March 11 at Word in Brooklyn, and Monday March 14 at Housing Works in Manhattan.
RT @FreeBenghazi: Watch #LibyaFreedomStation here http://www.livestream.com/libya17feb #Libya @Ghonim @amrwaked @Gsquare86 @khalidabdalla
I wish my period felt like this →
Maybe you aren’t eating enough flowers, drunkengenius.