“…she stopped paying close attention to his words and when at red lights, examined the rain drops spattering on the windshield so intently that she almost stared right through them. Each drop seemed stuck on the glass, until another drop landed on it and they rolled down the window together, ending in a climactic splash.”


Sara: English major/Gender and Sexuality Studies minor, working at a nonprofit that gets young women ready for and interested in running for office/maybe soon applying to grad school, writer, clarinetist.

I post and reblog: things I think are pretty, things that intrigue me, things I'm a fan of, and things I care about.

Common themes include: books, writing, movies, more books, cozy beds, breakfasts, Doctor Who, Sherlock, feminist issues, and occasional pieces of my life.




arabellesicardi:

"i’m going to pay homage to this woman artist by removing women from the picture and making it all about me and i am a rich celebrity man and i understand the context of cindy shermans work is about women’s stories but also….NAH, IM GONNA DO IT ANYWAY and im gonna be financed effortlessly because of my male privilege" 

What an asshole.

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red-lipstick:

Ana Teresa Barboza (b. 1981, Lima, Peru)    Transfer and Embroidery on Fabric

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infinitenap:

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pun props to Elliot


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smackarie:

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my child

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apothnesko:

By the end of 2013 I had the opportunity to visit Arles, where van Gogh lived for some time. Here are some of the results of this trip.

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raspectre-the-brave:

theroguefeminist:

wackd:

brokenbutbright:

dreamsofamadgirl:

brokenbutbright:

Feminism is like the red pill in the Matrix.

Suddenly you’re watching everyone walk around in this delusion and reality is terrifying.

There’s a reason this exists:

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(courtesy Sinfest)

HOLY SHIT I HAD NO IDEA THIS GEM EXISTED.

this is true for all forms of oppression tbh

^^^

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gingerhaze:

callmeprofessor:

dommykittenmommy:

gingerhaze:

Oh, I know I have it better than a lot of would-be comics buyers, and that’s what worries me. I’ve had it with the self-appointed gatekeepers in comics. 

I hate going into the gaming stores alone. Ugh.

I will continously write this reply until I feel it sticks. Do you want to know why many male nerds are so defensive and harsh about this?

Okey, I can with confidence tell you that the majority of us started this out as a form of escapism. I mean, look at all the tumblr posts about “I love fiction, it’s my way to handle reality” etc etc. It was the same for us. suddenly.. about, idk, 4-5 years ago, feminists started to tell us that we are in the wrong for BUYING things. Instead of going to the writers, we’re the bad guys. Comics I grew up with are being torn to pieces by people who don’t read them anyway. They’re causalized because instead of catering to us, they’re catering to people who don’t really care. I know that the majority of you will go “oh, grow up!”, but you know what? Fuck you, comics were one of the things I had growing up, I emotionally connected to the Hulk, it made me feel that maybe it wasn’t so bad to be a freak.

secondly, I don’t know why women expect to get help with everything and just give up when they don’t get help. When I started out, do you really think anyone would even care about a fat, acne-cursed kid? I did ask, once, they just looked at me and told me to just read the damn comics. So I did. I got into the middle of a story, If I liked it, I tried to hunt down the first one, or the one after. Rinse and repeat. not hard. But now! NOW! You have google, I’m not even kidding, it will take you 30 secs to find ALL information you want. I don’t know why everyone think that being a nerd is “share and share alike!”, it’s socially outcast people who have been wrecked emotionally and socially by other people. You really think that they’re gonna help you without a reason?

I know, it’s really “in” to be a nerd these days, but you’re not a nerd until you know your shit. Don’t believe me?

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/nerd?q=nerd

Being a nerd isn’t something that you flaunt, you’re not gonna get help getting into it, you’re not gonna get praise for trying to. read, then read some more, then read even more. Then doublecheck that info. Not because you’re gonna be “safe” when trying to have people acknowledge your “nerd-cred”, but because you LOVE IT! It’s not a social thing, it has never been. It’s not about sitting around a table and going “OMG! I’m such a nerd! I read a couple of books!”.

Sounds harsh? yeah, it is. But, if you love it, it won’t matter. Cuz you will still have the time of your life. And really.. no one promised to help you. want help? help yourself.

*preparing to get unfollowed by everyone*

btw, I’m not saying that no one can like the same things as me/nerds/others. I’m saying “you’re not special for doing that” and “LOVE IT MORE! If you can’t find basic facts without being spoonfed, do you really LOVE it?”

Okay, you pedantic asshole, listen here.

You read a comic by a woman who reads, cares about, and EARNS A PAYCHECK from comics, that has been reblogged LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF TIMES by other women/minorities who read, care about, and earn paychecks from comics, and you have to gall to say that comics are “catering to people who don’t really care”?

Because you were picked last at kickball and now YOU want to be the bully. Because someone told you you weren’t worthy of something, now you want to be the one to tell other people that they’re not worthy of something. 

First you say “this is escapism for us men” and then you say “no one HELPED me get into it” as if having a medium LITERALLY CONSTRUCTED AROUND PEOPLE WHO ARE EXACTLY LIKE YOU isn’t the biggest spoonfeeding you could possibly get. 

And now there’s a whole lot of people who don’t fit YOUR very narrow definition of what a “true nerd” can be who are FIGHTING UPHILL to be a part of this thing they love that doesn’t love them back and you have the nerve to say they don’t CARE about it enough and they’re expecting special treatment. As if it’s special treatment to BE SAFE FROM HARASSMENT, SEXUALIZATION, AND CONDESCENSION IN A PUBLIC SPACE.

No one’s taking comics away from straight white men. But I certainly wouldn’t mind taking it out of the hands of men like you, that’s for sure. You’re dinosaurs. And you’re not a REAL nerd.




nateswinehart:

kitsiinabox:

nateswinehart:

Ha ha seriously tho.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING, EVERYONE!I made this for an email that went out to thousands of people this morning…holy moly.I hope everyone is having a lovely day with delicious food and cozy times with friends and family.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, EVERYONE!

I made this for an email that went out to thousands of people this morning…holy moly.

I hope everyone is having a lovely day with delicious food and cozy times with friends and family.



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stoptellingwomentosmile:

Los Angeles, CA
7th & Mateo St
November 15, 2013

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Disney Princesses In Accurate Period Costume. 

toxicphox:

butts-with-bro-shades:

mitunas-wife:

hellfirehotchkiss:

sheltymops:

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SLEEPING BEAUTY (1485).

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POCAHONTAS (17TH CENTURY POWAHTAN). 

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CINDERELLA (MID 1860’S)

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JASMINE (PRE-ISLAMIC MIDDLE EAST)

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SNOW WHITE (16TH CENTURY GERMANY).
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ARIEL (1890’S)

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BELLE (1770’S FRENCH COURT FASHION).

CLARIE HUMMEL

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Megara (Ancient Greece)

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Mulan (Ancient China)

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Tiana (1920’s)

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Rapunzel (18th Century)

I’ve reblogged this 6 times probably

You all always forget her excellent Maid Marian

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infinitenap:

I feel about my sad self the way I think most people think about their drunk self

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