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sweetjanesays:

Size fat please

sweetjanesays:

Size fat please

(Source: thegirlcantdance, via stayuglystayangry)

jedavu:

Portraits of the human body speaking

Created by Daniela Carvalho

(via uponsorrowfuleyes)

“Make no mistake, when school administrators patrol hallways checking out the legs, arms, shoulders and skin of 10- and 11-year-old girls, and micromanaging their appearance, they are objectifying them and encouraging them to self-objectify in the same way that popular media or purity cultures do.”

—   Soraya Chemaly, School Dress Codes: The Funny-Not-Funny Video You Have to See (via joffi)

(Source: m.huffpost.com, via seriouslyamerica)

f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Sunglasses Designer: Emma Montague 

(via stayuglystayangry)

reflectingblue:

raakellars:

bansheeandahunter:

False rape accusations are an anomaly.

True rape accusations are a norm.

You’re, quite literally, more likely to be killed by a comet than falsely accused of rape.

Re-blog now, read later.

"Because 1 in 33 men will be raped in his lifetime, men are 82,000x more likely to be raped than falsely accused of rape. It seems many of us would do well to pay more attention to how rape culture affects us all than be paranoid about false accusers.”

(via seriouslyamerica)

After reading about gender-bias and conversation dominance in the classroom, I asked for a peer to observe a physics class I was teaching and keep track of the discussion time I was giving to various students along with their race and gender. In this exercise, I knew I was being observed and I was trying to be extra careful to equally represent all students―but I STILL gave a disproportionate amount of discussion time to the white male students in my classroom (controlling for the overall distribution of genders and races in the class). I was shocked. It felt like I was giving a disproportionate amount of time to my white female and non-white students.

Even when I was explicitly trying, I still failed to have the discussion participants fairly represent the population of the students in my classroom.

This is a well-studied phenomena and it’s called listener bias. We are socialized to think women talk more than they actually do. Listener bias results in most people thinking that women are ‘hogging the floor’ even when men are dominating.

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Stop interrupting me: gender, conversation dominance and listener bias, by Jessica Kirkpatrick from Women In Astronomy

Implicit bias is a thing, just like privilege. Calling it out isn’t meant to shame anyone, but to alert us to step it up and improve ourselves so everyone can have a voice. Be conscious of what you and others are saying, and know when not to speak.

(via hciwrc)

(Source: itsawomansworld2, via feminist-space)

In Purbalingga, central Java, numerous small workshops represent the first step in a global supply chain. Almost all workers are women, all of them scraping a living by measuring and cutting artificial hair to the requisite size for false eyelashes, and then knitting them onto a thin plastic thread. The job requires intense concentration, often leaving workers with sore eyes and backs. Their financial remuneration for such monotonous work is about $0.04 per pair, sometimes lower. By the time the product reaches Western consumers, the price they pay has often reached $10 a pair – a mark-up of 2,400%.

(Source: southeastasianists, via feminist-space)

“But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.”

—    Alan Wilson Watts (via purplebuddhaproject)

(via surreal-ity)

necrophilofthefuture:

If bees aren’t around to fertilize crops, we lose many food species. Colony collapse disorder seems to be caused by certain pesticides, parasites, and harsh winters. Save the bees. 

necrophilofthefuture:

If bees aren’t around to fertilize crops, we lose many food species. Colony collapse disorder seems to be caused by certain pesticides, parasites, and harsh winters. Save the bees. 

(Source: wholefoods.com, via surreal-ity)

thegreatnarwhalsmuffin:

sleptonshawty:

zixxie:

how all guys should react if a girl doesn’t want to.

how all girls should react if a guy doesn’t want to.

how anyone should react to anyone that doesn’t want to

(Source: theblogofeternalstench, via black-rose-revolution)