I think if we get freedom for women, then they are probably going to do a lot of...– -Alice Paul on women obtaining freedom, i.e. the vote. (via fyeahwomenshistory) Hell yes. This is feminism, people. Not hating men, not being joyless, THIS. The fact that we’re still behaving as though anyone else gets to decide what a woman does, and the worth of a woman based on her...
To those who might wish to “torrent” this video: look, I don’t really get the...– Louis CK, on his new special, Live at the Beacon, which is only available via his site. (via kaseyanderson) Amen. (via soupsoup) Co-signed by Wil. (via wilwheaton) ^Co-sign.
Why Teenage Girls Deserve Attention,... →
tumblwithteresa: Because some of them can come close to curing cancer. ^ This.
neil-gaiman: Baby Neil talking about The Devil, in the Prisoners of Gravity show, along with Clive Barker, Garth Ennis, Stan Lee and a bunch of other people. 1993. We were all babies then. Except Stan. When I was 20, 3 out of 4 people in this video had contributed to my growth into a human being capable of wildly fantastic imaginings, profound empathy and humor, and not merely the desire, but...
Love and Sex and Faith and Fear: Okay, so in... →
timelordy-teganbreann: Freshmen: The ones who are new to the fandom and are still too innocent to understand exactly what this fandom is. ROTC Guys: The members who have been through everything. And survived. Preps: Practically everyone preparing and planning how and what they will… So. True.
Music and Art for Soldiers →
dramaticneed: This article explores the links of healing through the cathartic practices of art and music. Jane O’Brien of the BBC writes: The US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan etched scenes of violence and death into the memories of hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Now, military researchers are exploring whether writing, art and music can sooth veterans seared by wartime trauma. cc:...
Wir Bauen Eine Neue Stadt: I can't wait for all... →
seriouslyamerica: AllAboutJesuschrist.org: Was Jesus born on December 25? There is no evidence for this date. So then, who decided that Jesus’ birth would be celebrated on that date? The early Christian church did not celebrate Jesus’ birth. It wasn’t until A.D. 440 that the church… missing the point. the reason people (atheist, agnostic, or other) point out the issue of the date, is...
When an adult took standardized tests forced on... →
hitrecordjoe: leftcoastjane: wow and oy! alyson-noele: rapisoffensive: This was written by Marion Brady, veteran teacher, administrator, curriculum designer and author. By Marion Brady A longtime friend on the school board of one of the largest school systems in America did something that few public servants are willing to do. He took versions of his state’s high-stakes standardized...
Wir Bauen Eine Neue Stadt: Thurston Moore's Advice... →
elizabitchtaylor: What happened when Thurston Moore wrote the “Dear Boy” column for a 1993 issue of Sassy. There’s this guy that I really like. He tells everyone that he doesn’t even like me as a friend, but when we’re alone together we do things that are reserved for people who think of… kinda interesting snapshot.
Female Directors and Action Films: Patty Jenkins... →
tumblwithteresa: Alan Taylor has been chosen to replace Patty Jenkins as the director of Thor 2. While I don’t know what Jenkins’ vision of the film was, I find it hard to believe that they couldn’t come up with a woman to replace her. Why should they try? 1) Natalie Portman agreed to be involved in the film because of Jenkins’ involvement, because Jenkins would’ve been the first woman to...
NY DAILY NEWS: The FBI will update the definition... →
inothernews: That it took 82 years for this to happen is a crime in and of itself. idk that it’s the definition, so much as it’s the prosecution of survivors rather than the perpetrators in investigations and court cases.