Independent learning suggests ideas such as “self-taught,” or “autodidact.”...– Don’t Go Back to School – a must-read on how to fuel the internal engine of lifelong learning. (via explore-blog) True fact: I’ve learned far more from self-education than I have in school. Our educational system just doesn’t work for some people but that shouldn’t kill our desire to learn. It’s...
Finally, because we lack an intersectional analysis of how heteropatriarchy...– Heteropatriarchy, A Building Block of Empire — Andrea Smith (via whitedenial-ontrial)
The casting of Cumberbatch was a mistake on the part of the producers. I am not...– Star Trek actor Garrett Wang is coolly generating a discussion with his fans on the whitewashing in Star Trek Into Darkness on his twitter page. (via racebending)
Perhaps the most basic thing we can do is end once and for all the indulgent...– The Real Reason for the Upsurge in ‘Hidden Camera’ Perverts (via cosmicgirlfriend)
whiskey-memories: bras are so expensive like i didn’t choose the boob life the boob life chose me
sad-dress: honestly, violent reaction to street harrassment seems like the only thing that’ll work because we’ve tried to explain to them that we are human beings, that our bodies are our own, and it hasn’t worked they just laugh stamping on their fuckin nuts will get through to them though
We shouldn’t be profiting from our students who are drowning in debt while we’re...– Senator Elizabeth Warren (via azspot)
unapologeticfatty: myqueersexytime: Sometimes I feel ugly. Sometimes I hate my weight. Sometimes I just hate myself. And that’s okay. I embrace those negative feelings. Body positivity is a process. Body positivity is not a linear journey. I say this often but it’s important to say and hear. Body positivity is not a linear journey. Some days will be easier than others. You can feel...
… the socialization of boys regarding masculinity is often at the expense of...– Don McPherson, former NFL quarterback, feminist and educator (via albinwonderland)
Labor groups urged massive clothing retailers including Gap and Wal-Mart to sign...– Your Favorite Stores Aren’t Signing the Bangladesh Safety Act (via robot-heart-politics)
There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words, and still not...– Yasmin Mogahed (via hellanne)
takeawaygirl: i would like to meet the woman i would’ve been if i was born into a non-patriarchal world
4,127 people have been killed by guns since...
think-progress: And that number is growing rapidly. Just yesterday afternoon, the number was 4,099.