Customer: “Do you have How to Catch a Mole?” Me: “I don’t know of that book,...– Not Always Right | Funny & Stupid Customer Quotes » Creative Creature Literature 101 Face. Palm. (via shiyiya)
Texas D.A. Prosecutes Girl, 13, For Prostitution... →
Twitter joke led to Terror Act arrest and airport... →
“When heavy snowfall threatened to scupper Paul Chambers’s travel plans, he decided to vent his frustrations on Twitter by tapping out a comment to amuse his friends. “Robin Hood airport is closed,” he wrote. “You’ve got a week and a bit to get your shit together, otherwise I’m blowing the airport sky high!!” Unfortunately for Mr Chambers, the...
Let’s sum up, shall we? Why is Twilight scarier for a grown-up woman than...– Why This Middle-Aged Woman Loathes Twilight - An Encore
If the Haitian people are looters, was Anne Frank a squatter?– @baratunde (via abbyjean)
All nine media reports of this case give the same account. I presume they are...– Throwback to a moralistic age | Peter Tatchell - Comment is free
Out of the loop...
Whatever happened to “Tumblarity”?
Animal rights activists are up in arms about a proposed experiment which would...– Avalanche Study Will Bury Pigs in Snow to Watch Them Die
At a New Year’s party in Sweden, a 17-year-old girl laid down to sleep on a...– Swedish Court Decides Sexual Assault is Not a Crime - The Curvature
D.C.'s Murderous Anti-Prostitution Policy →
Apparently all you need to do to be arrested for prostitution in D.C. is carry three or more condoms. Seriously.
Trilogy's naked truths →
Imagine you broke up with your boyfriend, a US Marine, and some time later found...– Noble Savage » Wanted: an end to rape
US-Led Forces Accused of Executing Schoolchildren →
jadedhippy: thecurvature: robot-heart-politics: azspot: On Monday, hundreds of people, mostly students, protested in Kabul and in the province of Nangarhar against the US killing of civilians. Nearly 30 civilians have died over the past two weeks alone in US-led airstrikes and ground operations. But the incident that has sparked the most outrage took place in eastern Kunar on December...
Ok, Feminist Tumblies, Secret Feminism Powers,...
meloukhia: I know that every single one of you has a story about being harassed/groped/assaulted on public transit. When I come back for my next break, I want to see my dashboard FILLED with those stories. Let’s show the Tumblr Staff exactly how not funny their little “joke” was, and exactly what it is like to be the girl on the subway. Go!
ekswitaj: Am I wrong, or is Tumblr deleting non-complimentary reblogs and answers from the “notes” section of their nasty little staff post? I really hope that I’m just missing them as I skim.
Seriously, Tumblr, fuck you.
shiyiya: thecurvature: If I wanted some misogynistic shit on my dash, I assure you that there are lots of folks on here that I could follow. Amazingly enough, I don’t. So how about you keep it out of my newsy updates about this website that I otherwise enjoy? Cosigned.
On Being the Girl On the Subway
meloukhia: Setting my actual gender aside for the moment, I’m usually read as a woman, which means that I get to experience the full delights of misogyny in flower as illustrated by the Tumblr Staff earlier. Being the girl on the [public transit] isn’t cute, or funny. It’s just shitty. Here’s a story from the days when I lived in San Francisco: I was on the 108 Treasure Island bus, on my way...
Hey Tumblr Staff, read this and then tell me how... →
ekswitaj: This is what it’s like to be the “girl” who men assume they have a right to.
It's Tumblr Tuesday!
abbyjean: staff: This ever happen to you? I dreamt in Tumblr last night. I walked around the city, covered in little hearts and reblog buttons. I showed my appreciation for a beautiful sunset by reaching out and poking its like button. I saw some delicious tacos, hit reblog, and had some of my very own. This was a world I could live in. Fast-forward to this morning: I was tired, disheveled,...
I like that, from the start, Susan and her husband are teaching James that words...– FWD/Forward » Quick Hit: Parenting and Ableist Language (via amberlrhea)
Has anyone else ever noticed
abbyjean: thecurvature: That the Western media only seems to have no problem calling rape “rape” (rather than “sex”) when they’re in the middle of pointing out how atrociously, misogynistically, and disbelievingly other, supposedly uncivilized countries treat rape victims? I guess that portraying non-Western nations as having cultures that are barbaric and vastly inferior to our own, and...
The idea of “passing” (with reference to gender and ability status, which are...– meloukhia (via amandaw)
I Am For Sale, Who Will Buy Me? →