More people are concerned with why women stay in abusive relationships than why men are abusing women.
At ComicCon Orphan Black panel:
A young woman thanks the show for giving her the courage to come out of the closet and for writing Cosima as a character who was not defined by her sexuality.
She said that her parents were not okay with her being gay but watching «Orphan Black» with her mother helped them rebuild their relationship.
While Tatiana Maslany is fighting back her tears and is rendered speechless, Jordan Gavaris jumps in with this awesome response.
Force kids in school to read crappy, overrated books that are “the best books ever written” solely because they’re “classics” and then call those kids idiots because those aren’t the kind of books they like to read and sit back and wonder why we have a nation full of multiple generations worth of people who willfully and proudly refuse to read.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is not impressed with all your sexism.
Edit: This post made it to the Science tag! As a science aficionado, this of course makes me happy.
So lots of people have reblogged pointing out the irony that I didn’t even include the names of the scientists in my original post. This is mostly true. I did include their names on my post, but that was only in the tag section, and even then it was for my own reference purposes. Had I known this was going to be reblogged like mad and added to an educational category I, would have at least included links to their respective biographies and stuff, instead of only just my glib commentary.*
But that is what the edit feature is for, I suppose. SO HERE ARE SOME LINKS:
* Not that I will ever regret writing glib commentary about Neil deGrasse Tyson throwing some serious shade at the past.
One of the best examples of artistic integrity on a corporate scale.
My mom let her facebook friends/family know what’s up regarding me just now and this is how she did it.
Heck yeah, mom.
Cutest shit I have pretty much ever seen
I care about the problems of men. I care that the patriarchy tells men that they have to be stoic beasts incapable of emotion. I care that the patriarchy tells men that they are lust-filled monsters incapable of controlling their own libidos. I care that the patriarchy tells men that they cannot be raped or assaulted because the patriarchy believes women are too weak and inferior to be dangerous.
Feminists did not do this to you, other men did.
People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.
IF YOUR BOYFRIEND MAKES JOKES ABOUT YOUR BODY, WEIGHT, EATING DISORDER, RECOVERY, ETC, MAKE A JOKE ABOUT HOW HE’S SINGLE AND THEN WALK OUT THE DOOR BECAUSE THAT IS SOME FUCKEN BULLSHIT AND YOU ARE A BAD BITCH WHO DESERVES BETTER OK OK