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Horror stories about Muslim misogyny have long been used by western patriarchs to justify imperialism abroad and sexism at home. The Guardian’s Katharine Viner reminds us about Lord Cromer, the British consul general in Egypt from 1883. Cromer believed the Egyptians were morally and culturally inferior in their treatment of women and that they should be “persuaded or forced” to become “civilised” by disposing of the veil.

"And what did this forward-thinking, feminist-sounding veil-burner do when he got home to Britain?" asks Viner. "He founded and presided over the Men’s League for Opposing Women’s Suffrage, which tried, by any means possible, to stop women getting the vote. Colonial patriarchs like Cromer … wanted merely to replace eastern misogyny with western misogyny." More than a century later, the same logic is used to imply that misogyny only matters when it isn’t being done by white men.

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My friend yesterday was like “You have a really interesting style. It’s like a mixture between Johnny Depp and Ellen Degeneres.” I’m like pirate chic.

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# aubrey plaza  


shakethecobwebs:

people will always call out people for saying “fuck skinny bitches” but when the diet commercial comes on, when the fat jokes are being made, when conversations about how fat people are detriments to society are underway, when a size 6 expects her size 26 friend to go with her to the mall even though there ain’t shit for her fat ass there, when girls are saying “i can’t cut my hair short because my face would look fat” & “when i learned that drinking alcohol could make you gain weight i felt like my life was over!!!”, and when family/friends/TOTAL STRANGERS are saying “we’re just worried about your health” y’all STAY quiet

because body-shaming someone who “doesn’t deserve it” would be the worst thing you could do, right? 

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folkinz:

tvhangover:

How Anna Gunn’s Performance as Skyler White Changed Television.

Gunn’s performance was not that of an action heroine or a television genius, and it was not meant to be. Skyler carries the weight of Walt’s actions. Plenty of people hated her for it, Walt sometimes included. But Gunn’s performance pushed both Walt and the people who wanted to see him as a hero to increasingly contrived and ludicrous justifications for treating Skyler like she was a worse person than Walt.
Gunn’s drawn face in the last two seasons of “Breaking Bad” might not have brought about the end of the anti-hero era in television. But Gunn’s performance marked the end of a time when the creators of such shows could get away with writing anti-heroes’ wives as flat, cartoonish characters, or when audiences could get away with worshiping difficult men without encountering strong opposition.


Of all the Emmy’s Breaking Bad won the other day, I am most happy that Anna Gunn won.

folkinz:

tvhangover:

How Anna Gunn’s Performance as Skyler White Changed Television.

Gunn’s performance was not that of an action heroine or a television genius, and it was not meant to be. Skyler carries the weight of Walt’s actions. Plenty of people hated her for it, Walt sometimes included. But Gunn’s performance pushed both Walt and the people who wanted to see him as a hero to increasingly contrived and ludicrous justifications for treating Skyler like she was a worse person than Walt.

Gunn’s drawn face in the last two seasons of “Breaking Bad” might not have brought about the end of the anti-hero era in television. But Gunn’s performance marked the end of a time when the creators of such shows could get away with writing anti-heroes’ wives as flat, cartoonish characters, or when audiences could get away with worshiping difficult men without encountering strong opposition.

Of all the Emmy’s Breaking Bad won the other day, I am most happy that Anna Gunn won.

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# breaking bad   # anna gunn  


dreadqueer:

Literally all she did was point out misognyistic tropes in a video games, and this is the aftermath. Men continually prove feminism correct and necessary.

dreadqueer:

Literally all she did was point out misognyistic tropes in a video games, and this is the aftermath. Men continually prove feminism correct and necessary.

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ahundredemeraldcities:

Me dressed up + the most cleavage you will ever see me with.

ahundredemeraldcities:

Me dressed up + the most cleavage you will ever see me with.

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fornaxed:

You wanna talk queer fetishization, talk about lesbians and trans women. You know, the people that are actually fetishized.

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untrustyou:

Joao Canziani
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Can hot girls stop being

lesbian-goddesss:

• twice my age
• straight
• 2223848 miles away from me
• famous
• taken
• not interested
• fictional

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# 'twice my age' wouldn't be a problem for me but i don't think older women would be interested in me sigh  


graceebooks:

basically women are winning music right now in a big way and i think we should celebrate it rather than treating it like the fucking hunger games

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jizlee:

[Source: Sylvi | Jiz Lee by Alejandro Lorenzo]
Homage to iconic queer artist, Tom of Finland. Taken in Helsinki by photographer Alejandro Lorenzo. Behind the scenes photos from our shoot are posted on Sylvi. 

jizlee:

[Source: Sylvi | Jiz Lee by Alejandro Lorenzo]

Homage to iconic queer artist, Tom of Finland. Taken in Helsinki by photographer Alejandro Lorenzo. Behind the scenes photos from our shoot are posted on Sylvi

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# jiz lee   # nsfw  


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