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victoriadahl:

There is not one moment in my life that hasn’t been influenced by birth control. That might sound like a strange exaggeration to some of you, but I mean it. I won’t go into the exact personal details, but I have lived in the poverty brought on when married women have no way to limit their…

Read it.  Absolutely true.

edwardspoonhands:

P4A is the best time.

Wil Wheaton got #Vandaleyesd for the Project for Awesome.

edwardspoonhands:

P4A is the best time.

Wil Wheaton got #Vandaleyesd for the Project for Awesome.

onyellowpaper:

How stripping off to play Helen of Troy on the London stage changed the way I feel about my body

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It’s October. It’s dusk. It’s the second week of rehearsals for The Trojan Women, a modern version of Euripides’ tragedy in which I’m greedily playing three different…

Take the time to read this.  It’s worth it.

"Okay, so here’s why girls don’t get flattered when guys comment on their bodies."

pilgrim—soul:

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This explains the phenomenon really well.  I started developing breasts at 7 years old.  Same thing happened to me.

menagainstassholesandmisogyny:

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I’m a straight white male. I was raised middle class, and haven’t
wanted for much. I don’t face discrimination on a daily basis. While I have been overweight for most of my life, it has not been the focus of ridicule from strangers. One time, I didn’t get a job because I don’t have…

"You should smile more."

menagainstassholesandmisogyny:

Dudes: don’t tell ladies (or anyone really) to smile. My mom was telling me how she always hated that and said, “this is my naturaI expression, why should I try to look pleasant for you?” and I said, “yeah, are you supposed to be phony at their conveinience? Everyday life isn’t all smiles, asshole.”

one-quiet-night:

Following Maureen Johnson on twitter is a full time job in itself.

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SCIENCE!

Should gay marriage be legal?

stfuconservatives:

cocktail-party-in-an-abattoir:

There’s a poll on the front page of MSN.com right now asking this and “No” is winning. You know what to do, Tumblr.

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apio:

TAMMY BALDWIN, the Senator-Elect from Wisconsin, will become the first openly gay person ever elected to Senate. MAZIE HIRONO, the Senator-Elect from Hawaii, will become the first Asian-American woman in Senate. TAMMY DUCKWORTH, the Representative-Elect for Illinois, will become the first disabled female veteran elected to the House of Reps. (she lost both her legs in the Iraq War).

Tonight is one for the history books.