inapaste: a moment of silence for all of the women who pursued an education in the sciences and were mansplained and condescended to so much that they left and were then used as justifications for why women are “just” “naturally” “bad at this stuff” You poor ladies have all my hugs and cookies. :(
gluisa88: Tumblr: “No one can define your sexuality but you!!” Celebrity: “I’m straight” Tumblr: “Nope, gay!”
Society, however, does not see all fat as being equal. A man can be much, much...– S. Bear Bergman, “Part-Time Fatso” (via wretchedoftheearth)
kiriamaya: scorpion1999: White transpeople need to care about racism and cultural ignorance because the arbitrary gender roles that have been embedded into western society are a direct result of white colonialism and the disregard for other cultures ideas about gender and sexuality. This x10000.
In case the last post wasn’t clear? If you call yourself an ally because you like slash, or if you’re only an ally so your OTPs can become canon, I probably hate you.
jerseysmusings: Look, you can ship m/m ships in your respectful fandoms as much as you want, we all do it, because it’s fun. The point we’re trying to make is: do not pretend you’re doing anything for our actual rights (you know, those of actual human beings) by doing so, because you don’t. Shipping fictional same sex ships (or RPS) doesn’t magically turn you into an ally. There’s a little more...
clumsyoctopus: rereading the harry potters has made me really uncomfy with how jk rowling writes girls all the slytherin girls are horrible and also really ugly and butch and masculine i see how it is jk rowling i see And I felt like, since Hermione was smart, she couldn’t be “(conventionally) pretty”. She had to be dorky looking and weird, and it was never implied that she...
theboykingofhell: “by interfering with the masculinization of the brain, gay genes might promote feminine behavior traits, making men who carry them kinder, gentler, more nurturing - less aggressive and psychopathic than the typical male -. In fact, such men may be more likely to help raise children rather than kill them” i’m ?????? What the shit.
You are a wasteman men were oppress c.3000 BCE. —— ….wat.
I need masculism because of those "male opinions"...
Oh my god… Wait this joker is actually SERIOUS?
shmenderson: “I need masculism because Tumblr feminists make mean gifs about my gender” I don’t know the person who posted that tweet, but a lot of those #ineedmasculinism tweets are poking fun at MRAs.
fuckyeahbodypositivity: Fat people do not have to be healthy in order to deserve dignity Fat people do not have to be healthy in order to deserve dignity Fat people do not have to be healthy in order to deserve dignity If I see someone say, “It’s ok to be fat as long as you’re healthy,” one more time I’m gonna lose it. I know this is a crazy radical idea, but how about someone’s health has...
teen-boy-fag: heres to us ~unhealthy~ queers queers who work shit jobs and make shit money and eat what they fucking can and what they fucking want queers that work til they wanna lay down and die right fucking there queers with acne and stretch marks and bad breath and dandruf and fat and bones and chronic pain and injuries and mental issues and yeah ~we are some kinda swell~
What to do when you're called out;
damn-neurotypicals: Admit you’re wrong. Apologize Don’t do it again. Call out others.
actualcanadiansherlockholmes: urbieknowsbest: lzbth: a….boy??? that likes girls who are natural???? no makuep??? wow no freindzone for you very special gentleman snowflake This is a lie. I still get friendzoned. Quite often i might add. Im not scorned by it. just a fact.
Study debunks notion that men and women are... →
gigglingatcrimescenes: icecoldnukacola: sinidentidades: The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology has dealt a devastating blow to the notion that men and women are fundamentally different when it comes to how they think and act. “Although gender differences on average are not under dispute, the idea of consistently and inflexibly gender-typed individuals is,” Bobbi J. Carothers of...
This is my favorite day.
The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear don’t determine your gender The clothes you wear also don’t determine your sexual orientation The only thing that clothes...
Resources for "coming out" as trans to... →
latinegrasexologist: A question I received and responded to in private. Making this rebloggable so that folks can see what my response is but more importantly for trans* Latin@s to share the resources they find useful. hi! yes there are some publications that may be useful. PFLAG has two in Spanish that may be useful one called Si Tu Mismo (link opens to PDF) and Nuestros hijas y hijos...
Seriously I’ve seen some great quotes about sexism on here but can we PLEASE start acknowledging trans*people? Like, would SOCIETY ACTUALLY COLLAPSE if we admitted that fact? Probably.
I suspect it’s difficult for men to imagine a world in which their bodies have...– — Stop Catcalling Me | Thought Catalog (via ignify) Yeah this is good, but… holy GOD the cissexism. Breasts =/= female, and female =/= having breasts.
paxamericana: welcome to the friend zone. it’s a zone for friends. hang out, have fun, grab a capri sun. there’s trampolines and a ball pit. Dang I never understood what was so bad about being “friend zoned”. I like friends. Friends are nice.
raeraenjma: gayleaf: protip: if someone’s gender bothers you remember that 1) fuck off
Once again, Caucasian does not mean white, and using it to mean white is...– omfgcate on this post Learn stuff! Difference Between White and Caucasian Stop using the word “Caucasian” to mean white White American Caucasian race “Why White People Are Called ‘Caucasian,’” (pdf) Caucasian is a Dirty Word. Who is “White”? (via writeworld) Spreadin the word.
boyqueen: vibeogame: cis people are comfortable in their own skin. trans people are much more comfortable in other people’s skin than their own. they enter the host body through the mouth and gain control of the nervous system. a trans person lives off of one host for an average of ten years before deserting it in favor of a new body. when the trans person leaves, the host is instantly...
#1 rule for supporting someone who experiences...
themodernistwitch: - you are not the center of conversations about said systemic oppression(s) - value the words and voices of those who do experience said systemic oppression(s) - support and boost those voices - shut up and listen - shut up and listen - shut up and listen This forever.
Weeding out Followers
i-sauntered-vaguely-downwards: duckstapler: femmefrustration: Racism against white people doesn’t exist Sexism against men doesn’t exist Oppression of cis people doesn’t exist Oppression of thin people doesn’t exist Oppression of able people doesn’t exist Oppression of straight people doesn’t exist Oppression of rich people doesn’t exist Specieism doesn’t exist The ‘War on...
littlemisslucifer asked: I feel like if the * got put after gender instead of trans it'd seem like it was saying that it was also referring to transracial and transabled and that shit which is obviously just ewwww
annoyingliberalgirl asked: Hi! I want to blog about transgender issues (usually reblogs from blogs like this one) but I don't want to be offensive with my terminology. Why do people put an asterisk after trans? If I type transgender, do I have to put an asterisk after that too? Thank you!
CHECK OUT FUCK YEAH QUEERS WITH DISABILITIES
fuckyeahqueerpeopleofcolor: FUCK YEAH QUEERS WITH DISABILITIES
The Black Female Body: A Photographic History
mambubadu: CALL FOR WORK: I am working on a follow-up to The Black Female Body: A Photographic History, which I co-authored with Deborah Willis and which was published almost 11 years ago (and is long out of print). The follow-up volume will focus solely on the representation of black women by black women artists. I am seeking work by contemporary African diaspora women photographic artists...
damn-neurotypicals: Ah, beauty makeover shows. Consistently perpetuating that women are juuust not pretty enough to be considered proper women.
doesthismakemelookhuman asked: (This has little to do with cissexism, but...) Write 2 things that you like about yourself and then send this to the first ten people on your dash. #TeamSelfEsteem. <3
mamamantis: withlovethelavendermenace: it makes me really uncomfortable when queer people call straight people “breeders” because 1. it’s almost always gay men whom I see using it and the way they reduce women to their reproductive capabilities is a little skin-crawling 2. it totally erases the fact that some queer people do have heterosexual relationships oh wait I forgot bisexuals don’t...
Please help a Trans PoC keep his leg →
taleth: There’s 25 days left on this fund and they’re already halfway there. Please, do what you can.