Mandela devoted his life to improving the lives of all disenfranchised groups, but, right now, let’s take a look at what Mandela did for women.
So, let’s revisit what’s about to happen because the drunk old men running the US Congress won’t budge on sluts.
“When you like someone and want to be with them, all you wanna do is see their face all the time. Coincidentally, seeing someone’s face all the time is exactly how to kill a relationship softly.”
“To claim that there is no systemic inequality keeping women and minorities out of those jobs is to claim that men are just naturally better.”
I bought tiny dreamcatcher earrings from a Navajo woman when I recently drove through Navajo Nation on a road trip. Am I unconsciously promoting cultural appropriation because I like the way webs and feathers look dangling from my ears?
“There’s this prevailing attitude that the “culture war” is some kind of ‘discussion’ that we’re all having. But you know what? Fuuuuuuck that.”
“With the Body Revolution, Gaga may be orchestrating and using her body to send a message, but one of tolerance and acceptance.”
“Since the nuances of personal responsibility seem to escape so many people, let’s go through it. Let’s figure out rape jokes.”
Maybe we need to start an Occupy Bedrooms movement.
“Being funny is like any other artistic skill, but to wield it successfully requires outspokenness, unapologetic honesty, supreme self-assuredness, and an outright refusal to pander. And those aren’t exactly the traits we foster in our little girls.”
11. Don’t get confused, though: Unless you are actually poor, you are not actually poor.
To me, there is something quintessentially Midwestern about her: She’s polite, she’s reasonable, she’s serious, and she’s incredibly hardworking.
“Our national brain trust of semi-literate racist teenagers is not pleased with some casting choices in the newly released Hunger Games movie.”
“Alternet’s B. E. Wilson researched 990 IRS tax forms and yearly reports from Invisible Children and 990s from its major donors and found deep financial ties to evangelicals and major funders of antigay organizations.”
You love these people, but you still need your space.
You have the power to ignore that which pisses you off. Here’s how.
Gender binaries thrive online. What else can we expect from a space that is essentially nothing but ones and zeros?
What if your teachers could have taught you what you really needed to know about sex?
If you’re sober, or if a friend or date is, this can cause some problems. Luckily, we have some tips for solving them.
Whether you’re at a party, on the phone, or stuck in an email chain, we have exit strategies for you.