“…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.
If there was ever a scene in a movie that needed a gif, it’s this.
Just one, I’m a few.
"[Brooklyn Nine-Nine does] the most important thing a comedy needs to do for an audience to appreciate its characters: they make these people human." (x)
Happy 55th Birthday, Emma Thompson! (April 15, 1959)
"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.
fangirl challenge ▪ fifteen female characters
[3/15] Chloe Harris (My Mat Fat Diary)
My people skills…
If there’s a prize for rotten judgement, I guess I’ve already won that.
Why do you think women identify with the show as strongly as they do?
Protip: This is a really bad question to ask when visiting the National Mall. We have 8 buildings surrounding the Mall, and a total of 19 museums, 9 research centers and the National Zoo. A S.H.I.E.L.D agent should know better!
(We think she means the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in this case.)
SMITHSONIAN THROWING MAJOR SHADE!
What a time to be alive
Oh my god, I just can’t deal with the dudes in a Facebook thread getting all worked up about women pointing out that any requirement that a woman take her husband’s name is definitely sexist. No one is saying it should never, ever happen, but they’re still whining and declaring that chivalry is dead and that we’ll all be single forever because we don’t believe we should have to give up an important part of our identity in order to be labeled with our potential future husband’s identity.