Gem Wilder
8atan:

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8atan:

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fuckyeah-nerdery:

dutchster:

i don’t even need to know the context of this drawing

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PUSSY GAME TOO STRONG EVEN FOR THE DEVIL.

In the 1890s, when Freud was in the dawn of his career, he was struck by how many of his female patients were revealing childhood [sexual] victimization to him. Freud concluded that child sexual abuse was one of the major causes of emotional disturbances in adult women and wrote a brilliant and humane paper called “The Aetiology of Hysteria.” However, rather than receiving acclaim from his colleagues for his ground-breaking insights, Freud met with scorn. He was ridiculed for believing that men of excellent reputation (most of his patients came from upstanding homes) could be perpetrators of incest.
Within a few years, Freud buckled under this heavy pressure and recanted his conclusions. In their place he proposed the “Oedipus complex,” which became the foundation of modern psychology… Freud used this construct to conclude that the episodes of abuse his clients had revealed to him had never taken place; they were simply fantasies of events the women had wished for… This construct started a hundred-year history in the mental health field of blaming victims for the abuse perpetrated on them and outright discrediting of women’s and children’s reports of mistreatment by men.
― Lundy Bancroft (via toxicwinner)

I’m appreciative that young men [like the ones who created the “anti-rape” nail polish] want to curb sexual assault, but anything that puts the onus on women to “discreetly” keep from being raped misses the point. We should be trying to stop rape, not just individually avoid it.

If it were truly that simple, previous iterations of this same concept would have worked. Remember “anti-rape underwear”? Or the truly terrifying “Rapex” – a female condom that would insert tiny hooks into an assailant’s penis? You can’t really expect women to wear modern chastity belts or a real-life vagina dentata in order to be safe. That’s not trying to stop rape - it’s essentially arguing that some people getting raped is inevitable.

Even if a woman were to wear special nail polish or anti-rape underwear, or if she listens to common – but misplaced – advice about not getting drunk and always walking home in a group, all she’s supposedly ensuring is that she won’t be attacked. (And even then it’s not real security, because women who do all the “right” things get raped too) What about the girl at the same party who decided to have a few drinks that night? “So long as it isn’t me” isn’t an effective strategy to end rape.

ethiopienne:

on today’s episode of me having feelings, a series of tweets about “anti-rape nail polish.”

Boom.

ethiopienne:

on today’s episode of me having feelings, a series of tweets about “anti-rape nail polish.”

Boom.

8atan:

This blog holy fuck. Best thing on this website by miles.

khloekarcrashian:

truly inspiring

khloekarcrashian:

truly inspiring

"Do you consider yourself a feminist?"
“I don’t really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I was raised by parents who brought me up to think if you work as hard as guys, you can go far in life.”

- Taylor Swift 2012

"As a teenager, I didn’t understand that saying you’re a feminist is just saying that you hope women and men will have equal rights and equal opportunities. What it seemed to me, the way it was phrased in culture, society, was that you hate men. And now, I think a lot of girls have had a feminist awakening because they understand what the word means."

- Taylor Swift 2014

(via valleyfair)
mashable:

nprbooks:

dcpubliclibrary:

bklyninfocommons:

mildhorror:

I love you, Seattle Public Library. #spl #seattlepubliclibrary

We in the Info Commons feel Seattle on this one.

We couldn’t have said any better ourselves. Thanks, Seattle Public Library.
#teenlibrarianproblems 

Moving to Seattle in 3…2…1…

Well said!

mashable:

nprbooks:

dcpubliclibrary:

bklyninfocommons:

mildhorror:

I love you, Seattle Public Library. #spl #seattlepubliclibrary

We in the Info Commons feel Seattle on this one.

We couldn’t have said any better ourselves. Thanks, Seattle Public Library.

#teenlibrarianproblems 

Moving to Seattle in 3…2…1…

Well said!