When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But...– Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid (via philphys)
Misandry” may be the most efficient word in the English language. In just one...– Cracked, of all things. Seriously. Cracked is now doing better on gender politics than Tumblr. Just sit with that for a moment. (NB: The rest of the article contains some of the same problematic stuff that’s in most Cracked columns, and for the love of all that is good, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!)
jhameia: deltumbles: iambenshaw: hahahaha, what is this. XD This is terrible. Why can’t I stop laughing?
When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision,...– Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) The wonderful @incurablehippie sent me a postcard with this quote on it when I was going through a tough time. I keep it pinned above my desk and it helps me carry on. (via lorriehearts) <3
What’s the worst thing you can call a woman? Don’t hold back, now. You’re...– Full frontal feminism: a young women’s guide to why feminism matters, Jessica Valenti Always will reblog (via sinkinglikestone)
No one is obligated to be beautiful.
kiriamaya: Conventionally or otherwise. If you want to be, great; go for it! But you don’t owe anybody an “attractive” appearance, or a “radical” appearance, or whatever. You are you. Be you.
flutterflyinvasion: girl-in-a-wheelchair: fuckthedisabled: gimpunk: yousexything-tardis: I’m frustrated beyond belief. I was excited to work with the Deaf. Deaf people understand that although other’s may call them ‘disabled’ or ‘handicapped’, they are not. That their identity is not based on what they can’t do, but on what they can. I think that’s fucking brilliant. I thought they...
Download the Printable PDFs Here It started with a conversation on twitter. Three crips discussing how boring certain attitudes to disability were. And how marvellous it would be if, instead of talking to these people, we could just give them a ticket. Ditto people who park in disabled parking spaces. Ditto people who put their bags on the seat on public transport leaving a crip standing up. So...