Latest Tweets:

bansheeandahunter:

This pressure on bi women that, as soon as they come out to someone, they must provide a detailed dating history with the exact same number of women and men or otherwise they’re “not really bi” and “picked a side” must stop immediately. 

(via roisinlikesbooks)

fuckyeahsnackables:

upworthy:

I Was Ready To Be Offended By This ‘Ray Rice Makeup Tutorial,’ Until She Put On Her Foundation

The footage of former Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée in the face started a much-needed conversation about domestic violence. This comedian took a completely different approach with a “Ray Rice Inspired Makeup Tutorial” that could’ve gone so incredibly wrong but instead gets it so so right.

Fucking snap.

(via roisinlikesbooks)

fitzefitcher:

daggerpen:

monicalewinsky1996:

Trigger warning: Breakfast

Holy shit.

reasons why we don’t make fun of seemingly odd triggers

(via roisinlikesbooks)

blanksexual:

This applies to so many people i have encountered

blanksexual:

This applies to so many people i have encountered

(Source: jefferythespacewalrus, via superzflowers)

gwenlightened:

rainekitty:

medschool-thenbabies:

Telling your son not to “be such a girl” lets his sister who overhears the conversation know that being a girl is not a good thing and she should be sorry and ashamed of herself.

It also reminds your son that being a boy is better than being a girl and therefore he is better than any girl he will ever meet.

In russian if you cry you get called a cabbage. Vote to change “dont be such a girl to “dont be such a cabbage” say I.

I

(via golf-echo-romeo-tardis-umqra)

i-am-superjohnlocked:

allthingshyper:

the-cunning-fire:

This is just so pleasing to watch. 

THE WITCHCRAFT i COULD DO WITH THIS CANDLE

two types of people

i-am-superjohnlocked:

allthingshyper:

the-cunning-fire:

This is just so pleasing to watch. 

THE WITCHCRAFT i COULD DO WITH THIS CANDLE

two types of people

(via superzflowers)

evererika:

deepinmyb0nes:

iamprogress:

"I think every woman at one point or another in their life has been called a bitch. For a long time I had a real problem with that word, I didn’t like it and I thought it was derogatory. But I’ve gotten to a place now where I’ve made a lot of peace with it. It’s been so overused and made to seem so derogatory towards woman that I’ve adapted it into an empowering feeling for myself. If I’m a bitch then I’m a bitch, if that’s what an assertive woman is to you. So I’ve sort of adapted it as a badge of honor."

TTTHHHIIISSSSS

A+

(Source: therealxtina, via superzflowers)

jayciiellur:

A - Z of Unusual Words

This is beautiful. It brings tears to my eyes.

(via superzflowers)

"

'Sex' doesn't sell. Erosion of female self esteem does. The feeling of superiority over women does. Turning women into 'things' to be studied, scrutinized & judged and then calling it 'sex' does.

Sex doesn’t sell. Objectification does

"

Sadiqa Thornton (via internetexplorers)

(Source: female-only, via roisinlikesbooks)

captaintransvestite:

aro-ace-wonderwoman:

notyourpunchline:

peppersongg:

paperwhale:

peppersongg:

These are a pair of onesies. For infants. One reads “i’m just a cupcake looking for my stud muffin” and the other reads “girls dig chubby guys”. Heteros really need to stop trying to force their lifestyle on children.

People are really creepy about pushing heterosexuality on babies in general. Like “oh, he loves to smile at girls, he’s such a flirt” and “What a pretty little girl; your daddy is going to have to beat the boys away with a stick”
Like can you not even wait for your infants to gain control of their neck muscles before you start pushing your sexual preferences on them?

oh my gosh this this this this this
so much
it makes me so uncomfortable

Just remove the “hetero” part and leave the “sexual”/”sexuality” ‘cause that’s the fucking creepy part. Doesn’t matter what orientation precedes it, sexual and child are not two words that should ever need to be used together.

Very true.

No, stop trying to derail this and act like heterosexuality ISN’T the one sexuality that is constantly forced onto children and considered socially acceptable to do so. People say shit like “oh you’re going to have to keep the boys away from her” or “oh he’s such a ladies man” about babies ALL THE DAMN TIME. I have seen cishet adults joke about pairing up presumed-other-sex babies when they were a few days old. If you complain about the notion of presuming a child’s sexuality (even if you phrased it as ANY sexuality), you’re told to get a sense of humour. There are NO social consequences for pushing heterosexuality onto children.
You know what would happen if queer people did that? We’d be accused of child abuse, paedophilia, trying to shove “the gay agenda” down people’s throats, and bad parents/guardians.
One time when I was sixteen, I was sick of listening to my relatives ask my cousin (who was around seven or eight at the time) if lots of boys flirted with her at school. So I asked her if any girls flirted with her. My relatives were disgusted. Absolutely disgusted. “I should HOPE not!” I got filthy looks for the rest of the day. I probably wouldn’t make those comments now I’m older. Partly because “do people flirt with you” is inappropriate small talk for a child, yes, and it probably wasn’t fair to ask that just so I could try to get one over on bigoted relatives. And also because I would rather not have accusations of abuse slung at me for pointing out the hypocrisy of cisheteronormativity!
No, you shouldn’t presume a child’s sexuality or gender until you’ve been told (and then you should fucking listen to them, not dismiss them as too young to understand themselves). But let’s not pretend that cisheteronormativity and hypersexualisation of queer sexualities aren’t pervading social phenomena here. There are VERY different consequences depending on which sexualities you presume.

captaintransvestite:

aro-ace-wonderwoman:

notyourpunchline:

peppersongg:

paperwhale:

peppersongg:

These are a pair of onesies. For infants. One reads “i’m just a cupcake looking for my stud muffin” and the other reads “girls dig chubby guys”. Heteros really need to stop trying to force their lifestyle on children.

People are really creepy about pushing heterosexuality on babies in general. Like “oh, he loves to smile at girls, he’s such a flirt” and “What a pretty little girl; your daddy is going to have to beat the boys away with a stick”

Like can you not even wait for your infants to gain control of their neck muscles before you start pushing your sexual preferences on them?

oh my gosh this this this this this

so much

it makes me so uncomfortable

Just remove the “hetero” part and leave the “sexual”/”sexuality” ‘cause that’s the fucking creepy part. Doesn’t matter what orientation precedes it, sexual and child are not two words that should ever need to be used together.

Very true.

No, stop trying to derail this and act like heterosexuality ISN’T the one sexuality that is constantly forced onto children and considered socially acceptable to do so. People say shit like “oh you’re going to have to keep the boys away from her” or “oh he’s such a ladies man” about babies ALL THE DAMN TIME. I have seen cishet adults joke about pairing up presumed-other-sex babies when they were a few days old. If you complain about the notion of presuming a child’s sexuality (even if you phrased it as ANY sexuality), you’re told to get a sense of humour. There are NO social consequences for pushing heterosexuality onto children.

You know what would happen if queer people did that? We’d be accused of child abuse, paedophilia, trying to shove “the gay agenda” down people’s throats, and bad parents/guardians.

One time when I was sixteen, I was sick of listening to my relatives ask my cousin (who was around seven or eight at the time) if lots of boys flirted with her at school. So I asked her if any girls flirted with her. My relatives were disgusted. Absolutely disgusted. “I should HOPE not!” I got filthy looks for the rest of the day. I probably wouldn’t make those comments now I’m older. Partly because “do people flirt with you” is inappropriate small talk for a child, yes, and it probably wasn’t fair to ask that just so I could try to get one over on bigoted relatives. And also because I would rather not have accusations of abuse slung at me for pointing out the hypocrisy of cisheteronormativity!

No, you shouldn’t presume a child’s sexuality or gender until you’ve been told (and then you should fucking listen to them, not dismiss them as too young to understand themselves). But let’s not pretend that cisheteronormativity and hypersexualisation of queer sexualities aren’t pervading social phenomena here. There are VERY different consequences depending on which sexualities you presume.

(Source: creppysong, via roisinlikesbooks)

1nd2rd3st:

ridge:

do you ever pretend like you didn’t see something so the other person doesn’t feel embarrassed 

750,324 people whose mama taught them right

(via golf-echo-romeo-tardis-umqra)

fahrlight:

gethenian:

lunarch-sounds:

brichibi:

avengette:

cuntsman-sniper:

destielkills:

twowandsandadrink:

totemo-kawaii—ne:

omgtsn:

shittingllamas:

dudewhodoesthings:

kystokeable:

sizvideos:

Watch it in video

No. 

No this is not funny.

Whether or not it is a joke, I’ve gone onto the channel and there are multiple videos similar to this, which makes me think they’re fake.

Doesn’t matter. 

These videos enforce the idea to parents that yes, the answer to stop your child becoming obsessed with games is to DESTROY them.

No. This is not funny. It is things like this that cause events such as the father who SHOT his daughter’s laptop to bits to occur. These jokes enforce the attitude that people are ‘wrong’ for loving games.

For wanting to play games. 

For some people (including myself), games are a serious escape from horrid realities. The only escape some people can get. The idea that this man (boy?) is wrong for being so upset is disgusting to me?

This is horrific. This is abuse. This is wrong.

This is a sure fire way to get your kids to hate you.

do people not understand how much video games cost?

Video games are a multi-billion dollar business. Some people are good at it. Very good. Do not squander your child’s talents, help them realize them and strengthen them. There are other ways to get your child outside without destroying their games and everything they work for. This won’t solve anything; this will only set them back further.

do this to your childs anything and they will automatically hate you/not trust you

It doesn’t matter what it is

It doesn’t matter if its their video games or if its their smoking pipe

If you just destroy it/throw it away, you are giving no explanation as to why it’s bad/you don’t want them to have it

This can actually psychologically mess a kid up because you teach them that if someone doesn’t like something, they should destroy it

That can lead to some serious problems with socializing with others and other things

dont do that to people

dont

I had a notebook I used to write in all the time. I did that thing that Margo did in Paper Towns where she criss crossed her writing, but I did it so I’d have enough room to write everything. I took it everywhere wtih me and wouldn’t let my parents even start the car unless I had in in my lap. My dad got really annoyed by this and said I needed to throw the notebook away, what was written in it wasn’t important anyway (it was to me, very much so). So one day he took and ran it through the paper shredder.
Ever since I’ve had an intense fear of losing my notebooks and currently have a colletion of 53 blank notebooks and 16 that have been written in because I’ve started hoarding them.
Long story short, don’t fucking do this to your kids. You think it’s harmless and some people even think it’s clever, but you’re really just an asshole and are causing actual psychological problems for your children.

I have a plush rabbit that I’ve had since Easter of the year I was born (I was about 2 months old when I got it). It quickly became a comfort thing for me and I used to go everywhere with it as a child. When my mum and dad split up was when I became kind of dependent on having it around.
If ever I did anything wrong mum always threatened to take it away from me, which obviously caused my 6-year-old self to kick and scream and cry because I needed it.
One day I lost it for 6 or 7 months (turns out it was in my room the whole time but shh it was very well hidden & neither myself or my mum know how it got there)
That was the point that my mum realised she couldn’t threaten to take it away because holy shit I changed so much in those months.

Seriously, if your child is dependent on something, or takes great comfort in having it around
DO NOT TAKE IT FROM THEM.
It does not matter how old your child is, what their comfort item is, if it’s a video games console - don’t take it from them. If it’s their phone - don’t take it from them. If they’re 18 and still sleep with a teddybear - don’t take it from them.


This also goes for if your child is self-harming. If they have a blade in their bedroom and you find it DO NOT THROW IT OUT. Talk to them about it, be as supportive as you can, but do not think “oh well if I get rid of it they’ll be fine”. It can be seriously distressing and also lead to them becoming creative with what they use.

Getting a job and becoming an active member of society is important, but this is not the way to get your kid to do so. As others have previously stated, this is how to get your kid to hate you. Have a problem with your kids? Talk. To. Them.

Stop acting like your kid’s hobby is hazardous.  Video games, comic books, cosplay, stop assuming that something you perceive as strange has a negative effect, because I bet if this boy was into football as much as he was into video games this video would’ve never happened. Destroying what your kid loves will only create hostility, instead, try understanding it and not treating it like trash.  

Dear god this is sad

Before I was diagnosed with ADD, I came home one day to find my room completely bare of anything but my bed. My parents thought this was a good way to force me to become more academically responsible.

It did not work. I have never totally trusted my family since then and it takes monumental effort to get me to tell anyone the truth about anything. I became a compulsive liar and feel like I need to make up excuses for everything I do and hide even the most mundane actions or possessions. I hoard things and hide my stuff and freak out if I have to admit to needing or wanting anything. I feel a constant need to prove that I am intellectually superior to everyone around me and I am habitually cruel And vitriolic and hold academic grudges like an alpha wolf holding an imaginary social position.

Do not EVER do this to your children.

this goes for siblings too. my sister ruined on pair of shoes I had to “stop me calling her names” and ripped them apart. like that’s a way to react to somebody who is upset. if somebody is calling you names, don’t do the same, stay calm and TALK to them. Don’t take their things, things they saved up for and like a lot, and destroy them. They will never trust you again.

(via golf-echo-romeo-tardis-umqra)