The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia....– Indigenous History: “What if people told European history like they told Native American history?” (via stfuconservatives)
How ‘Slut Shaming’ Has Been Written Into School... →
Last month, a New Jersey middle school banned girls from wearing strapless dresses to prom. Administrators claimed that the dresses were “distracting” — though they refused to specify exactly how or why. Parents reacted strongly to the rule; some supported the dress code while others deemed it “slut-shaming.” On Friday, the school compromised by allowing girls to wear single-strap or...
STFU, Conservatives: North Carolina bill requiring... →
abaldwin360: Raleigh, N.C. (WRAL) — North Carolina could be on the verge of implementing the nation’s strictest law on medical care for teenagers. House Bill 693 would require notarized written approval from a parent before a doctor or other provider could diagnose, treat or even…
But in 2011, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius overruled,...– I love this Judge so much right now.
Kiera Wilmot Made a Water Bottle Explode. That’s... →
stfuconservatives: Sixteen-year-old Kiera Wilmot’s curiosity was apparently piqued when a friend told her that if you mixed hydrochloric acid and aluminum, an exciting reaction happened. So she did what countless amateur chemists before her have done: She went ahead and tried it. She mixed toilet bowl cleaner - essentially colored hydrochloric acidand balls… Several people have written to me...
This focus on condoms/contraception seems to be based on two flawed beliefs. ...– source. (via aauw)
Woman: I'm smart
Patriarchy: Well you're probably ugly then
Woman: I'm creative
Patriarchy: You mean unattractive right?
Woman: I have all these incredible accomplishments
Patriarchy: Yeah but look how ugly you looked doing them
Woman: I have value
Patriarchy: Not if you're ugly lol
Woman: I'm conventionally-attractive & posted selfies on my blog
Patriarchy: I'm so sick of these empty-headed chicks only caring about their looks. Just because you are attractive and get attention from men doesn't mean you are special or deserve respect. Why don't you read a book or do something productive with your life you dumb slut
Seriously, if we believe a 14 year old is too immature to know how to take a...– “Hey, FDA: Drop the Plan B Age Restriction,” my latest at The Nation (via jessicavalenti) No fucking shit. Hey, your call dummies: Do you want a) a bunch of teenage girls taking morning after pills or b) a bunch of pregnant teenage girls? Because there is no option c here. Lightning round, bonus...
STFU, Conservatives: Four ways Christians are... →
gcnjustin: Yesterday, basketball center Jason Collins became the first professional American athlete to come out as gay while still active in a team sport. As soon as the news broke, the religious debates started. Christians expressed their disapproval; Christians came to his defense;…
If owning a gun and knowing how to use it worked, the military would be the...– A Short Post on Rape Prevention (via stfuconservatives)
More recently, the media has speculated that Adam Lanza was motivated by...– James Holmes, Adam Lanza, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Double Standards (via azspot) Rania Khalek on point. (via mehreenkasana)
Don't shut the fuck up about gun control.