Yep.– the only word I really don’t say in actuality; just on the interwebs.
No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them.– Assata Shakur (via ethiopienne)
Gender Bias Found in How Scholars Review... →
women-in-science: The research found that graduate students in communication — both men and women — showed significant bias against study abstracts they read whose authors had female names like “Brenda Collins” or “Melissa Jordan.” These students gave higher ratings to the exact same abstracts when the authors were identified with male names like “Andrew Stone” or “Matthew Webb.” In addition,...
Dearest Mama, I must tell you what my opinion of my own mind and powers is...– Reconstructionist Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, is very, very confident in her intellectual abilities in this 1841 letter to her mother. She was twenty-six at the time. (via explore-blog) I believe today we would refer to this as “swagger”. (via jtotheizzoe)
Step 295: Print this out for your laundry room
For fear you will be alone you do so many things that aren’t you at all.– Richard Brautigan, “For fear you will be alone” (via the-final-sentence)
This tribe called ‘Women of Color’ is not an ethnicity. It is one of the...– Aurora Levins (via counterstorytelling)
my recurring dreams
normally i don’t dream/don’t remember my dreams when i wake up; however, sometimes i do dream & supposedly this is what my dreams mean: Falling. We often have a sense that we are falling in our dream – then we suddenly wake up and find we’re safe in our bed. This is said to be the fear that we are losing control, or it may be a fear of abandonment. Having your teeth fall out. Like...
Drunk creepers beware
So I went to GLAM last night with a bunch of friends. Aside from the usual dudes trying to dance up on people that really aren’t interested, I had this strange, but oddly inspirational moment. So a female friend of mine decided to lean against a retaining wall while others were getting their post-dance snack on and I watched this guy walk up and sit fairly close to my friend. I moved...
“Younger women were more likely to develop symptoms of PTSD, and data...– From a new study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Having shoddy internet is fucking up my tumblr time :(
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tierracita: boricuasbond: I need to know how many of us are on tumblr <3 Hell yes I am! I’m here & I’m queer!
Let someone love you just the way you are – as flawed as you might be, as...– Marc Hack (via obliteratedheart)
We are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our...– Ram Dass (via skeletongarden)
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own...– George Orwell (via historical-nonfiction)
I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and...– Malcolm X (via mindovermatterzine)
: on holidays & love →
ethiopienne: it’s hard to tell people that you love them but being around them isn’t necessarily the best thing for your safety and/or mental health. it’s hard to tell people that you love them—and you know they love you in their own way—but that love can hurt. it’s hard to tell people…