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"Neo-misogynists tend not to want to sleep with me, date me or wife me up however I wear my hair, because after five minutes of conversation it tends to transpire that I’m precisely the sort of mouthy, ambitious, slutty feminist banshee who haunts their nightmares, but if I keep my hair short we tend to waste less of each other’s time."

- New Statesman | Laurie Penny on hair: Why patriarchy fears the scissors - for women, short hair is a political statement

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very minority group that has ever had to struggle for equal treatment is fighing against good enough, because to ever acknowledge that we have reached good enough is to give the people with influence our permission to stop trying and go home.

I bring this up because I see the same thing going on in Disney’s Frozen. We all know that women are underrepresented in film. Disney/Marvel alone has made a killing at the box office with eight — soon to be nine and counting — massively fun, massively successful superhero films, and not one has been led by a woman. A male-driven superhero film can be mediocre and recover with the next installment in the franchise, but the debate over which superheroine should kick off the women-driven slate of films has been going on for years, because the zeitgeist of the industry means that she will only get one shot.

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- The problem with false feminism — Medium

"Before she rides off to reason with Elsa, Anna makes two statements. The first is that Elsa is not dangerous; the second is that Elsa would never hurt her. The sentiment is nice — and clearly groundwork for Anna’s act of unconditional sibling love later on — but both those statements are fundamentally, dangerously untrue. However good Elsa’s intentions, the fact is that she is dangerous, and she can hurt Anna. A lot of Anna’s poor choices are motivated by sheer stupidity, but in this case that lack of information prevents her from making good decisions. Her agency is compromised, and it puts her in very real danger. Knowing Elsa’s ability is uncontrollable under strong emotion, would Anna have provoked her at the coronation, or confronted her in the ice palace? Knowing the effect of being struck by Elsa’s power, would Anna have gone to see her alone, or continued pushing her despite her obvious distress?"

- The problem with false feminism — Medium

"Looming over the Golden Goose awards ceremony is this reality: Would an experiment testing rat-pup massages ever survive this political climate? Would it be admonished as waste by deficit hawks in Congress? “Researchers massaging rats sounds strange, but oddball science saves lives,” said Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), who is participating in the awards ceremony. “In this instance, premature babies got a healthier start. If Congress abandons research funding, we could miss the next unexpected breakthrough.”"

- How A Failed Experiment On Rats Sparked A Billion-Dollar Infant-Care Breakthrough

Wait, was I having a dream with Adam Levine in it? I need to go back to sleep immediately

This right here is a country song which is actually a rap song in almost all respects. Thanks, 2014.

(Source: youtube.com)

Thomas Rhett - It Goes Like This

heyyyy listening to country at 2am very normal everything is fine

(Source: youtube.com)

(via Transit - “Rest To Get Better” video premiere - Alternative Press)

I feel like dude needs an instrument cause he is super goofy as a frontman but I do love me some Transit

"When The Jackets Come Out" by Steve Soboslai

(Source: youtube.com)

(via A Tribute To Young Alec Baldwin: A Hottie That Cannot Be Forgotten)

"He’s the Ryan Gosling of the eighties."
lol

(via A Tribute To Young Alec Baldwin: A Hottie That Cannot Be Forgotten)

"He’s the Ryan Gosling of the eighties."
lol