Sure you won a Grammy for your first CD and an Oscar for your first film, but are you thin? You’re the governor of a state and people want you to run for President, but are you thin? You’re thin now so we expect you to maintain that obsessively so that you are never not thin. You eat nourishing foods and move your body regularly, but are you thin? You’re a great mother but are you thin? You’re a successful business person but are you thin? You’re 4 years old but are you thin? You’re 94 years old but are you thin? You cured cancer but are you thin?
Enough already.” —Ragen Chastain (via killerzebras)
My mom saw an ad for living with the Kardashians on tv and said, “The Kardashians? Weren’t those an alien species in Star Trek?” I didn’t correct her.
Why do I get the feeling that John Green and Misha Collins would be best friends?
time for a “make john green find the thing”
Reblogging just so John Green can find the thing.
in my list of ten people i could invite to a dinner party, these two majestic beings are the first two slots
A catcall is entirely about reminding you that you are not yours. The purity myth is entirely about reminding you that you are not yours. The fetishization of female purity in a world where catcalls are an acceptable form of communication telegraphs one thing very clearly:
“Women, stop sexualizing yourselves—that’s our job, and you’re taking all the fun out of it.”
The sexualization of women is only appealing if it’s nonconsensual. Otherwise it’s “sluttiness,” and sluttiness is agency and agency is threatening.” —Lindy West, “Female ‘Purity’ is Bullshit” (via albinwonderland)