"The Land created me. I’m wild and lonesome. Even as I travel in the cities, I’m more at home in the vacant lots."
Bob Dylan (via om-nashi-mee)
"Earlier this year, after a woman was allegedly assaulted by members of the Naval Academy football team, she was questioned for 20 hours by 12 attorneys and forced to answer questions about her sexual history. She was asked whether or not she wore a bra, how wide she opened her mouth during oral sex, and if she considered herself a “ho” after the alleged assault occurred."
The Onion - Athlete Overcomes the Trauma of Raping Someone
This couldn’t be more poignant, relevant or eerily realistic.
Following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen on Saturday, and the ensuing media portrayal of his death, Twitter expressed outrage in the form of a hashtag: #IfTheyGunnedMeDown
"The Buddhists say if you meet somebody and your heart pounds, your hands shake, your knees go weak, that’s not the one. When you meet your ‘soul mate’ you’ll feel calm. No anxiety, no agitation"
Monica Drake- Clown Girl (via yeezy2016)
how am i supposed to concentrate in science when whENEVER I LOOK TO THE LEFT I SEE THIS
AT LEAST YOU DON”T HAVE TO DEAL WITH THIS
GUESS WHO WAS ON GOOD TERMS WITH HER HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY TEACHER WHEN SHE RETIRED
boys can like pink and not be gay
girls can have short hair and not be a lesbian
boys can like ballet
girls can like video games
boys can be hot without a six pack
girls can be hot without a hairless body
boys can have hair down to their waists
girls can have stretch marks, curves and back fat
gender doesn’t determine what you can and cannot enjoy, what you can and cannot look like or what you can and cannot do
"Feminism is not simply a struggle to end male chauvinism or a movement to ensure that women have equal rights with men; it is a commitment to eradicating the ideology of domination that permeates Western culture on various levels—sex, race, and class, to name a few—and a commitment to reorganizing U.S. society so that the self-development of people can take precedence over imperialism, economic expansion, and material desires"
bell hooks (via ineloquent-tumbling)