“ Passages in many of these pieces that essentially boil down to “once I realized I wasn’t entitled to women, I got one, and that saved me” merely entrench the notion that women are prizes for straight men to be won, if only they figure out the magic combination to get in a lady’s pants.
That’s not a message which in any way supports women’s humanity and agency. It still treats us like a sex class. Like prizes. Like property. ”
Shakesville: On the Geek Guys’ Elliot Rodger Think Pieces (via seriouslyamerica)
“ You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in. ”
Being a “product of their times” is no excuse. Never let someone off the hook for bigotry.
(Source: abundance-mine, via angrywocunited)
Life Size LEGO Figurines Descend on NYC to Save the Arctic
“We love LEGO, but this partnership with Shell has to end,” said Greenpeace USA Arctic campaign specialist Tyler Sanville. “By putting Shell’s name on its toys, LEGO is letting a cynical oil giant use the LEGO brand to get into millions of kids playrooms. It’s time for LEGO to stand up for the Arctic, and for kids, by ditching Shell for good.”
“ I spent like 10 years of my life pretending to fly around on a broomstick and you’re asking me if preparing for a love scene was ‘tricky’ because the other person also had a penis? ”
Daniel Radcliffe (via hankgreensmoustache)ss (via dearbuddha)
Did you know Frida Kahlo actually went the extra mile and used makeup to make her natural mustache even darker. She gave no fucks about racist beauty standards and was trying to make you uncomfortable so fuck everyone who’s ever said she would have been prettier if she just did something about her facial hair.
1,900 people hospitalized, 11 dead as temperatures reach 101 degrees in parts of Japan
The effects of climate change are hitting Japan hard.