socialjusticestudentaffairs:

Consent Campaign at UT Austin

Link

delicately-interconnected:

It’s interesting how straight men get up in arms about feminist discourse on heterosexuality. Not only are they threatened because it means fewer women are exclusively sexually available to them, but they have also internalized so much of their socially prescribed attitudes. They feel an intense need to categorize gender non-conforming women that they place them in the “male” gender box-because they’re fulfilling that role by being sexually involved with other women- a territory that is supposed to be controlled and dominated by men. They accuse lesbians of “just wanting to fuck straight women” because they cannot comprehend the idea of humanizing women, valuing them beyond a form of sexual capital. The pressure placed upon lesbians to be predatory, to act like straight men, is an incredibly refined form of lesbophobia. The basic truth is that lesbians are not like straight men, they have nothing in common with straight men. They are women who have been socialized as women. Male socialization requires dominance. Female socialization requires submission. Both require heterosexuality, and the power dynamic is perpetuated via heterosexuality. For a woman to be non-conforming to her gender role shatters the idea that loving and making love to women requires dominance, and acknowledging their social power triggers profound anxiety in men.

dsogdsg:

sqvad:

trashylittlefuck:

women are considered fragile but I’ve never seen anything as easily wounded as a man’s ego

this post is stupid as hell

case in point 

"If your sexual partner(s) express a limit or ask for something to stop and you do not respect it, you are stepping onto a scale that ranges from “jerk” to “full-on rapist”. Personally, I don’t want to be on that scale at all, and I don’t want to engage in sexual activity with anyone who does hang out on that scale."
nativeamericannews:

10 Things You Need to Know About Native American Women http://bit.ly/Jun9qK

nativeamericannews:

10 Things You Need to Know About Native American Women http://bit.ly/Jun9qK

storyofagayboy:

Scotland has become the 17th nation in the world to pass same-sex marriage equality! The vote was 105 to 18. Congratulations Scotland!

storyofagayboy:

Scotland has become the 17th nation in the world to pass same-sex marriage equality! The vote was 105 to 18. Congratulations Scotland!

grrlyman:

princeowl:

signs of an emotional abusive friend/partner 

  1. saying your feelings are wrong or ridiculous if they don’t agree with them
  2. claiming you’re ‘too sensitive’ if you tell them they’ve done something hurtful
  3. never apologizing, making you feel as if they’re always right and you’re always in the wrong 
  4. blaming your for their own problems, claiming they have it worse, making you feel guilty for talking about your own problems
  5. unable to laugh at themselves, really touchy about jokes concerning them, ‘dish it but they can’t take it’ basically 
  6. withholding attention/affection as punishment 
  7. acting like you’re unable to care for yourself or that they know ‘what’s best for you’
  8. blaming you for all the problems in the relationship
  9. expecting you to do whatever they want without giving anything in return
  10. making you feel guilty whenever you assert yourself, ties in with 2 and 3

I’ve experienced and committed a few of these, sometimes being on either side in the same partnership at different times. If the title of this list were “emotionally abusive behavior in relationships” it would be perfect.

an-accidentalmemory:

theuppitynegras:

rkrispyt:


msamberpriley “Fucking monkeys still doing tricks master taught them. Thinking she can speak to me. Their day is coming” I walked in and grabbed my gloves and said “have a blessed night ladies”. I forgot this type of ignorance still existed. I didn’t even for a moment think the reason she looked at me with such disdain was because I was black. I forgot everyone isn’t as free as the rest of us mentally. That’s why I thank God for black history month, it reminds me of how far we have all come in the states. It keeps me encouraged in moments like this. I wasn’t even angry, I was sad. She’ll never know the friends she may miss because she can’t get pass something as inconsequential as color. I am so glad that I was taught to love beyond my differences to others. Thanks mom and dad. I could never live a life of such ignorance. Now I’m going to go sit at a table for dinner with all different colors and races and laugh and talk with my friends. Happy Black History Month, let’s continue to grow together 🙌💚❤️💛

I can’t. Raw hate like this makes me so upset. I actually got in my car, started to heat it up, and I’d left the radio on. ‘What A Wonderful World’ was playing as I plugged in my phone to charge and read my notifications, including this post of Amber’s. And I just sat there in shock and cried. I don’t understand how people can be so hateful. To complete strangers. That’s just awful. 

this shit happens too damn much to me.

And it’s Amber Riley! This is a celebrity. This is a woman with an acclaimed show, a DWTS title under her belt, and a sold out clothing line. She has technically “made it” by all aspects and still gets this type of treatment. It doesn’t matter how much money or fame you have… there is no such thing as “making it”…

an-accidentalmemory:

theuppitynegras:

rkrispyt:

msamberpriley “Fucking monkeys still doing tricks master taught them. Thinking she can speak to me. Their day is coming” I walked in and grabbed my gloves and said “have a blessed night ladies”. I forgot this type of ignorance still existed. I didn’t even for a moment think the reason she looked at me with such disdain was because I was black. I forgot everyone isn’t as free as the rest of us mentally. That’s why I thank God for black history month, it reminds me of how far we have all come in the states. It keeps me encouraged in moments like this. I wasn’t even angry, I was sad. She’ll never know the friends she may miss because she can’t get pass something as inconsequential as color. I am so glad that I was taught to love beyond my differences to others. Thanks mom and dad. I could never live a life of such ignorance. Now I’m going to go sit at a table for dinner with all different colors and races and laugh and talk with my friends. Happy Black History Month, let’s continue to grow together 🙌💚❤️💛

I can’t. Raw hate like this makes me so upset. I actually got in my car, started to heat it up, and I’d left the radio on. ‘What A Wonderful World’ was playing as I plugged in my phone to charge and read my notifications, including this post of Amber’s. And I just sat there in shock and cried. I don’t understand how people can be so hateful. To complete strangers. That’s just awful. 

this shit happens too damn much to me.

And it’s Amber Riley! This is a celebrity. This is a woman with an acclaimed show, a DWTS title under her belt, and a sold out clothing line. She has technically “made it” by all aspects and still gets this type of treatment. It doesn’t matter how much money or fame you have… there is no such thing as “making it”…

fuckyeahwarriorwomen:

animatedamerican:

mildlyamused:

Another day, another kick ass woman from history who is sadly lacking her own movie franchise.
Source

but nah, women never did anything interesting or exciting in the Old Days

She was known as the Lioness of Brittany.

fuckyeahwarriorwomen:

animatedamerican:

mildlyamused:

Another day, another kick ass woman from history who is sadly lacking her own movie franchise.

Source

but nah, women never did anything interesting or exciting in the Old Days

She was known as the Lioness of Brittany.