Think women have achieved equality? Think again. →
We Can’t Be Equal While: Gender Roles Men are the default and women are the Other (and therefore lesser). Being called “girly” or a “sissy” or “pussy” are some of the worst insults you can give a man. When a woman shows confidence in herself, she is said to “have balls”, or conversely she is a “man-eater”, “ball-buster”, or a “bitch” because she was “too” assertive. Men are beat up,...
Girls get a lot of mixed messages—they are told, ‘Girl Power!’ and what does...– Tina Fey (via tinafeyisawesome)
10 Most Hopeful Stories of 2010 →
1. Climate Crisis Response Takes a New Direction. After the failure of Copenhagen, Bolivia hosted a gathering of indigenous people, climate activists, and grassroots leaders from the global South—those left out of the UN-sponsored talks. Their solution to the climate crisis is based on a new recognition of the rights of Mother Earth. Gone are notions of trading the right to pollute (which...
totallycrushedout: I don’t even know what day it is. Thanks vacation!! —Michelle
Study Confirms Fox News Makes You Stupid →
A study by the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland of American voters that shows that Fox News viewers are significantly more misinformed than consumers of news from other sources. What’s more, the study shows that greater exposure to Fox News increases misinformation. This is the second study that shows these results. The first study, done during the...
Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.– Mike Tyson (via soupsoup)
funnyordie: FOD Classic: Boobies and Kittens If you’re having a bad day, this will turn it right around.
ZOOEY'S MISCELLANY: BESTIE DAY: →
I say bestie day is June 8th…MY BIRTHDAY….and my awesome brother’s too. zooeydeschanel: BESTIE DAY: A few years ago I was in Tokyo on Valentine’s day with the husby and while there, I learned that Valentine’s day is just the beginning of a cluster of holidays! A trifecta of confectionary-as-symbol-of-affection-or-ambivalence holidays begins on Valentine’s day, when the girls...