Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students While Funneling... →
oldenough2burmom: U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to take on heavy debt, a report found. “Colleges are always saying how committed they are to admitting low-income students — that they are all about equality,” Burd said in a phone interview. “This data shows there’s been a dramatic...
parscilla: instead of publicly shaming girls for wearing shorts on an 80 degree day you should teach teachers and male students to not overly sexualize a normal body part to the point where they apparently cant function in daily life for real though, walking down the street today was rough
When I pretend to be listening to what someone is...
A woman’s right to bodily autonomy outweighs fetal pain because we live in a...– Ana Mardoll via Shakesville http://www.shakesville.com/2013/03/the-rhetorical-power-of-pig-pain.html (via catronicon) This is actually what many people do suggest when it comes to pregnant women all the time, though, (forced transvaginal ultrasounds before you can receive an abortion for starters)...
New research shows 0.6% of rape allegations are... →
skyliting: rememberyes: boldmatter: jadelyn: likeadeadchinadoll: and for those interested, you can find the report HERE Just in case any dudebros are unclear on what this means: it means that your buddy who totally just had some bitch trying to ruin his life by accusing him of rape…almost certainly actually did rape her. Just keep that in mind. Yeah man, imagine that, bitches...
Entitled: If media covered America the way we... →
jahanzebjz: Yet another massacre has occurred in the historically war-torn region of the Southern United States – and so soon after the religious festival of Easter. Brian McConkey, 27, a Christian fundamentalist militiaman living in the formerly occupied territory of Alabama, gunned down three men from an opposing tribe in the village square near Mobile, the capitol, over a discussion that may...
On Periods: Let’s put this shit to bed right now: Women don’t lose their minds...– Shakesville: Feminism 101 (via belle-de-nuit)
Boston Bombing: The Meaning of Dunkin' Donuts →
micathemineral: Why Dunkin Donuts matters to Bostonians. sadly, this very nearly made me teary-eyed My dad had to do deliveries for his job in some of the outlying boston areas that were under lockdown. He interacted with one dunkin’ donuts employee who was working alone in the store. My dad went over out of curiosity about whether or not it was open, when he found that is was he asked...
ussawesome: when you spell a word so wrong that spell check is like i dont know what to tell u man
While I was in the process of leaving my abusive ex-partner, I confided in my...– The Legends are True: I’m A Whore (and why I will never tell my family) | The Life and Works of Olive Seraphim (via redupnyc)
stutterlifts asked: Your about me needs an update biiiiish
So if you – the oppressed – hurt someone’s feelings, you’re just like the...– » The Revolution Will Not Be Polite: The Issue of Nice versus Good Social Justice League (via mmmajestic) (via youngbadmanbrown)
The CEO of Walmart makes $16,826 an hour. →
stfuconservatives: thisisjamesj: Employees make around $13,650 a year. But remember: we can’t pay employees any more because it would hurt business. But we can’t pay the CEO any less because then they won’t work hard enough, and it would hurt business.
The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of...– The Associated Press announced Thursday that it will no longer suggest the use of the term “illegal immigrant.” At the Online News Association Conference held in September, 2012, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas asked media companies — specifically The New York Times and the Associated Press — to...
chraystmaseve: omgoswin: kylesbogusjourney: Female privilege is getting to claim a headache to avoid sex. Female oppression is having to claim physical illness to avoid sex because men won’t take a simple fucking “no” for an answer. Female oppression is men being so entitled that they think being denied sex is oppressive. #OOOO FUCKING OWND YOU GOT FUCKING SLAM DUNKED SON YOU’RE GONNA...
irresistible-revolution: bana05: alexandraerin: dea-matrona: NON-WHITES WILL NEVER BE EUROPEAN THEY WILL NEVER BE (and read this very slowly so you understand) BRITISH IRISH FRENCH GERMAN NORWEGIAN SWEDISH DANISH FINNISH SWISS SPANISH PORTUGESE ITALIAN GREEK etc YOU WILL NEVER BE A TRUE REPRESENTATIVE OF EVERY COUNTRY IN EUROPE WITH A TRADITIONAL WHITE CULTURE Please get...
19% of prime time television characters are non-human while only 17% are women– A Profile of Americans’ Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: television and the Internet’s relationship to social connectedness in the USA ― Daniel German & Caitlin Lally There are more “non-humans” on TV than women. Talk about unequal gender representation in the media. (via...
White men, they get nervous when another race gets a little power, ‘cause...– Wanda Sykes (via barteredlantern) this. (via sexxxisbeautiful)