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#YesAllWomen

Because my cousin shared 3 rape experiences she had
And on all three occasions
She was wearing sweats and was brutally beaten

So there goes your excuse
That my tight dress was asking for it
It might have escaped your attention,
But I don’t wake up in the mornings,
And put on a skirt thinking,
Will this get me raped?
I don’t put on a tank top hoping,
Maybe this one will.

#YesAllWomen

Because in school, they teach us that our bodies are offensive.

They pull us from classrooms
And hallways
Demanding if we have longer shorts,
Or even a sweater,
Reminding us that the boys are distracted,
That the boys go wild for a peeking shoulder,
Or the sight of a sun burned thigh,
Because their education is more important than ours.

#YesAllWomen

Because white men in pressed suits,
Expensive watches hanging from their wrists,
Red faces glinting with arrogance,
Have more say over my body than I do.

Because those same men,
Quoting the Bible and fake statistics,
Have never shed blood,
As a twisted sacrifice for being a woman.

Because those same men,
Have never walked the streets,
Fearing for their lives,
Clinging to keys between their fingers like a lifeline
With pepper spray in their bags,
Ready for someone to feel entitled to their body.

#YesAllWomen

Because when a man says no to us,
It is a fault in OUR character.
It is because we are not
Thin, tan, or perky enough for HIM.

Because when WE say no to a man,
Its still a fault in OUR character,
We are the cold, ruthless bitch,
Saying no to the nice guy,
Who offered to buy us a drink,
And Who complimented our hair.

#YesAllWomen

Because a UCSB entitled nine-teen year old boy,
Can record a video
Of his plans to shoot down all the
“Blond bimbos who denied him his right,”
And then do so,
Only to have his actions excused by the media,
Claiming he was depressed,
Instead of admitting that male entitlement is dangerous.

#YesAllWomen

Because I am done being silenced
And I am done being polite.
I am done sitting by
And watching
As a country hypocritically cries
Equality and justice
But doesn’t have equal pay
Lets men make decisions for a woman’s body
And blames the victim for the actions of a rapist.

#YesAllWomen

Because our NO won’t be enough one day.

#YesAllWomen

Because I wasn’t asking for it.

#YesAllWomen

Because “Boys Will Be Boys,” is still an excuse

#YesAllWomen

Because “Not All Men Are Like That,” is still a defense.

#YesAllWomen

Because enough blood has been spilled.

#YesAllWomen

Because I am sixteen years old, and I am so afraid, when I shouldn’t have to be.

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W. R.

This poem was inspired by actual tweets from the #YesAllWomen trend on twitter. X

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"You don’t owe your family affection if they are being abusive and treating you poorly. I know that it’s so difficult not to feel guilty for holding back that love. I know that there are people who will tell you that you should just grin and bear it because they’re family. People who will shame you for the way you feel. People who will try to convince you that wanting to take care of yourself in this way is selfish and unjustified. But the truth is that it’s not your responsibility to be kind or loving to people who have consistently hurt and mistreated you — especially when these people continue to disregard your feelings, ignore your boundaries, and refuse to take responsibility for their behavior. Just because the person hurting you is family doesn’t make them an exception.

Choosing not to be affectionate with family who have abused or mistreated you doesn’t make you a bad person. It isn’t selfish or disrespectful. It’s a form of self-care. It’s about you honoring your feelings and holding people accountable for their abuse. It’s about you standing up for yourself and your needs. It’s about you making your mental health a priority. So if getting distance from certain family members is what you need right now, or permanently, then you have every right to withhold your love and leave. You don’t have to sacrifice yourself for the sake of maintaining a relationship. And you don’t ever have to apologize for creating a safer space for yourself."

— Daniell Koepke (via hobbitkaiju)

(Source: internal-acceptance-movement, via brennanxvegan)

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illfallwithyourknife:

#FUCK
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schadigkeit:

schadigkeit:

praise-the-witch:

Here’s a small excerpt of a thread in which Antichrist Fedoracore:
Refuses to take a stance against a thoroughly ousted rapist.
Equates believing a survivor of rape with believing in God.
Says the term apologist is problematic (because it applies to them).
Refuses to take any criticism of their actions.
Contends that they are not a part of rape culture.
And this thread goes on and on and on and on with: victim shaming, MRA’s come in at one point and drop a bunch of hateful antifeminist sentiment, endless rape apology from Sergio, and many claims of being “moderate” or “not choosing sides.” 
Now their facebook is full of neckbeards complaining about tumblr f*****s and spewing rape threats. Goes to show that when you side with one rapist, all the others will come out of the woodwork and praise you for “sticking up for your fellow man.”
Fuck ACxDC (especially Sergio)
Fuck Rape Apologists
Fuck Jorge of the Casualties
And fuck anyone who supports these people.

This makes me so angry. Actually they’re saying that believing a rape survivor is irrational. And I hate how they are claiming they weren’t choosing sides. They are.  By making statements like that “believing a rape survivor-believing in god”-analogy and by sharing the stage with a rapist they are clearly choosing a side.
This is so disgusting.

reblogging this again because this is very important to understand why there should be no ACxDC at Fluff Fest (or anywhere else). 

reminder

schadigkeit:

schadigkeit:

praise-the-witch:

Here’s a small excerpt of a thread in which Antichrist Fedoracore:

  1. Refuses to take a stance against a thoroughly ousted rapist.
  2. Equates believing a survivor of rape with believing in God.
  3. Says the term apologist is problematic (because it applies to them).
  4. Refuses to take any criticism of their actions.
  5. Contends that they are not a part of rape culture.

And this thread goes on and on and on and on with: victim shaming, MRA’s come in at one point and drop a bunch of hateful antifeminist sentiment, endless rape apology from Sergio, and many claims of being “moderate” or “not choosing sides.” 

Now their facebook is full of neckbeards complaining about tumblr f*****s and spewing rape threats. Goes to show that when you side with one rapist, all the others will come out of the woodwork and praise you for “sticking up for your fellow man.”

Fuck ACxDC (especially Sergio)

Fuck Rape Apologists

Fuck Jorge of the Casualties

And fuck anyone who supports these people.

This makes me so angry. Actually they’re saying that believing a rape survivor is irrational.

And I hate how they are claiming they weren’t choosing sides. They are.  By making statements like that “believing a rape survivor-believing in god”-analogy and by sharing the stage with a rapist they are clearly choosing a side.

This is so disgusting.

reblogging this again because this is very important to understand why there should be no ACxDC at Fluff Fest (or anywhere else). 

reminder

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it’s nice to have friends // choose yours wisely

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wormhole-eater:

xysciences:

Scientists have created the world’s darkest material. Vantablack. 
Vantablack absorbs 99.965% of all visual light. 
[Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

blacker than the blackest black times infinity. 

wormhole-eater:

xysciences:

Scientists have created the world’s darkest material. Vantablack. 

Vantablack absorbs 99.965% of all visual light. 

[Click for more interesting science facts and gifs]

blacker than the blackest black times infinity. 

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micdotcom:

Forget the spreadsheet, here’s an easy flowchart to know if a women owes you sex

Microsoft Excel took a turn for the explicit this week when the Internet learned the once-innocuous office tool was being used in a dispiriting new bro-trend: using the software to track of the number of times their partners refuse sex. Yes, #sexspreadsheets are a thing, presumably because some men still believe that owning of a penis entitles them to unlimited sexy times.
Sorry, guys, that’s just not the way the world works | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

Forget the spreadsheet, here’s an easy flowchart to know if a women owes you sex

Microsoft Excel took a turn for the explicit this week when the Internet learned the once-innocuous office tool was being used in a dispiriting new bro-trend: using the software to track of the number of times their partners refuse sex. Yes, #sexspreadsheets are a thing, presumably because some men still believe that owning of a penis entitles them to unlimited sexy times.

Sorry, guys, that’s just not the way the world works | Follow micdotcom 

(via misandry-mermaid)