Today I am thinking of women too often ignored or even hurt by the feminist movement. Trans* women, women of color, disabled women, fat women, queer women, elderly women, poor women, women in prison, women who are sex workers, women who are undocumented, women who are more than one of the above. Today is your day, too. I celebrate you and your strengths.
I think I reblogged this last International Women’s Day, and I will probably reblog it next International Women’s Day. Although, to be honest, it should be reblogged every.single.day.
You know why women often say “nothing’s wrong” when something is definitely bothering them
It’s because men have been belittling, minimizing and mocking our emotions forever
And we are socialized to be as passive and undemanding and selfless as possible, and not to run any risk of bothering or angering a man lest he abandon or hurt us
It’s not passive aggression, it is fear
oh my god
it’s not passive aggression, it is fear
i find it funny how there is SO much downpour of hate and pettiness for women on the red carpet for such trivial reasons (im not exempt from it myself) but there’s quite literally men walking the red carpet that has been charged with domestic violence and we’re quieter than an audience at a nickelback concert when it comes to them
Lupita Nyong'o and Black Representation
To those of you who think representation isn’t important, Lupita Nyong’o inspired a young black girl to not bleach her skin.
I repeat, Lupita Nyong’o inspired a young black girl to not bleach her skin.
Lupita received a letter from a young black girl that said she was…