strangecousinsusanx:

pale-fire:

Feminist Graffiti from the 1970s [x]

I haven’t seen this in a while. It never gets old.

strangecousinsusanx:

pale-fire:

Feminist Graffiti from the 1970s [x]

I haven’t seen this in a while. It never gets old.

manasaysay:

rabbrakha:

Parineeti Chopra responds to a male reporter who claims to know nothing about periods (menstrual cycle). [X]

SO IMPORTANT.

I started my period when I was 10 years old. But we didn’t tell my grandma for three years because she subscribed to the “old traditions”, where a woman on her period could not enter the house, not even to bathe. Where she had to sit outside in front of the house (where the whole village could be witness to her shame and isolation) for the entire duration.

My friend started her period unexpectedly while we were at our local temple (in America) for dance class. Asking around if any of the parents had pads (all of them apologized and acted like adults about it), I thought surely the front office has a first aid kit. Don’t they have pads? When we asked, not only did they not have any, when one of the women gave one from her purse, the head secretary told us “There are men who need to use the first-aid kit, ya? So we don’t keep period things there.” Not even ibuprofen (which has so many more uses than period pain).

There are girls in India and Nepal (and other places, but I just read an in-depth piece about the situations in Nepal) who have to go to the “period hut” when their period comes and not leave until its over. They can’t wash and dry their cloth pads in the daylight, so they do it at night when the pads won’t dry properly before their next use, making them vulnerable to infection.

It is incredibly important, especially in India, to break the taboo surrounding periods. Break the secrecy around an event that happens to almost every woman, every month for literally half of her lifetime. Break the hiding, break the cover-up, break the SHAME.

Just break EVERYTHING. So little girls can go to school every day of every month without feeling ashamed. So women can work every day of every month to provide for their families without being glared at. So single fathers can confidently take care of their daughters’ health. So that women can talk about how terrible their period is or isn’t and give each other advice on how to deal with it without looking around to make sure men aren’t listening.
So that Whisper doesn’t have to be called Whisper, it can be called SHOUT. It can be called PROUD. So that we don’t NEED to fucking WHISPER about our bodies and our health.

(Source: baawri)

airbenderedacted:

arantula:

senorpacman:

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so fucking done

GADFHADJGADVG IM GONAN DIE I CAN’T BREATHE

Played 509197 times.

buckybarneswho:

Let’s be honest everyone would rather watch a Black Widow movie than antman

gaywrites:

Remember that online fundraiser to build a pro-LGBT billboard in the Westboro Baptist Church’s hometown? It worked. Feast your eyes on the “God Loves Gays” billboard, standing proud in Topeka, Kansas for all to see. If any additional funding comes through, it will be used for bus ads in Topeka, donations to LGBT youth organizations, and possibly a similar billboard in Utah. Bless. (via the Huffington Post)
gaywrites:

Remember that online fundraiser to build a pro-LGBT billboard in the Westboro Baptist Church’s hometown? It worked. Feast your eyes on the “God Loves Gays” billboard, standing proud in Topeka, Kansas for all to see. If any additional funding comes through, it will be used for bus ads in Topeka, donations to LGBT youth organizations, and possibly a similar billboard in Utah. Bless. (via the Huffington Post)

gaywrites:

Remember that online fundraiser to build a pro-LGBT billboard in the Westboro Baptist Church’s hometown? It worked. Feast your eyes on the “God Loves Gays” billboard, standing proud in Topeka, Kansas for all to see. If any additional funding comes through, it will be used for bus ads in Topeka, donations to LGBT youth organizations, and possibly a similar billboard in Utah. Bless. (via the Huffington Post)

tastefullyoffensive:

True friendship. [@zachbraff]

tastefullyoffensive:

True friendship. [@zachbraff]

smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:
Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months

Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16


Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13


Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18


Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10


Love these Smart Girls! 
smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:
Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months

Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16


Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13


Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18


Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10


Love these Smart Girls! 
smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:
Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months

Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16


Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13


Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18


Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10


Love these Smart Girls! 
smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:
Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months

Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16


Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13


Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18


Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10


Love these Smart Girls! 
smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:
Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months

Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16


Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13


Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18


Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10


Love these Smart Girls! 

smartgirlsattheparty:

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:

  1. Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months
  2. Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16

  3. Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13

  4. Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18

  5. Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10

Love these Smart Girls! 

love-you-meanit:

I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…
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I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…
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I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…
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I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…

love-you-meanit:

I was analyzing music for class tomorrow when THIS happened…