Male privilege is “I have a boyfriend” being the only thing that can actually...– The Sociological Cinema There was actually research that was done that found that women who used an “I have a boyfriend/husband” excuse to reject unwanted sexual attention and harassment by their bosses were more likely to be left alone than those who used any other excuse (including “I’m not...
To those who carve their own paths, welcome home.
Social justice movements tend to spring up around issues that most people don’t...– A Thought on Social Justice and Being Whiny | Research to be Done (via dares)
Some people underestimate how erotic it is to be understood.– Mary Rakow (via seraphmachine)
gatzzby: hannahsneakers: why don’t they have big hyped up award shows for books i mean best male/female character best antagonist best plot development best plot twist come on #book you threw across the room the hardest
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain...– Stephen Jay Gould (via 5footabstract) FOREVER REBLOG! (via knowledgeequalsblackpower)
every fruit in the world is in season and the weather is sunny in the 70s and i have a huge pile of good books and all the free time in the world to read them and getting to see my partner in my childhood home and meeting my old friends and exploring my hometown is such a joy
Today I was at a friend’s house and we were grilling out in the backyard and reading from a Would You Rather book and the question was whether or not we would lick peanut butter off a dog’s balls to save an endangered species and as we were debating the question the old lady neighbor who had been gardening in her backyard next door all afternoon yells over the fence “It’d...
The world is so exquisite with so much love and moral depth, that there is no...– Carl Sagan (via sirmitchell)
so-i-was-lost: bestrafemich21: “Fuck Man, I Just Wanted Everyone to Leave Me Alone So I Could Get Blindingly Drunk In Peace and Now There’s a Giant Ball of Fire in My Face: The Sandor Clegane Story”
some things i want to remember from today:
driving with alex and funneling our exhaustion and hype into singing that one green day graduation song down the most treeful highway, both of my parents hugging alex when they first met him, cheesy onion poppy scone in my mouth, one of my favorite mentors making my parents laugh and the other calling me a treasure and kissing my cheek in congratulations, the long rainy cobblestone swooshing gown...
i can’t wait to actually graduate and wear a pretty dress and have my parents meet alex and my housemates and mary and jerry and rishona i can’t wait to see my best friend marry her high school sweetheart and show kansas city to alex and get to cook in my parents’ non-janky-college-house kitchen full of hippie food i didn’t pay for i can’t wait to move out of this...
unjolras: my body isnt a temple my body is a castle with a moat and crocodiles and a dragon who will set you on fire if you touch me
graceebooks: men at large feel like they are being robbed of something when an attractive woman with a 90% chance of developing breast cancer gets a double mastectomy what better illustration of the male sense of sexual entitlement do you need