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Sep 1

Comprehensively addressing the stupid, intellectually dishonest critique of Anita Sarkeesian

okbjgm:

mostlysignssomeportents:

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Whenever the feminist games-critic and survivor of countless outraged misogynist stalkers Anita Sarkeesian’s name is invoked, there follows a flood of men who want to explain that she brought it on herself, that she isn’t a gamer, that she isn’t a good critic, and assorted related rubbish….

In this excellent New Statesman piece, Ian Steadman picks apart the many arguments raised by Sarkeesian’s critics, painstakingly explaining the many ways in which they have (seemingly willfully) entirely missed the point…

Sep 1

Idris Elba with Lucy at the August 25, 2014 Emmys afterparty
Idris Elba with Lucy at the August 25, 2014 Emmys afterparty

(Source: fyeahlucyliu)

Sep 1

And let’s say you do your best. You put in all the effort you can. But then when your book comes out, the Internet gets angry. You slowly realize that, for once, the Internet might be right. You made a cultural misstep. If this happens, take comfort in the fact that even flawed characters can inspire. Apologize if necessary, resolve do better, and move on.

Let your fear drive you to do your homework. But no matter what, don’t ever let your fear stop you.

- Gene Luen Yang’s speech at the National Book Festival 2014 (via kceyagi)

(Source: elloellenoh)

Sep 1
pjamma-sf:

This man…I swear! Is there a stronger word then love? Because that is what I feel for him.

pjamma-sf:

This man…I swear! Is there a stronger word then love? Because that is what I feel for him.

Sep 1

ursulavernon:

No one on earth will ever make me feel ashamed of reading children’s books.

Sep 1

weasleywrinkles:

kittykat1087:

imsirius:

Mark Williams and Julie Walters behind the scenes of Bill&Fleur’s wedding

This should have just been put in the movie, as mr and mrs weasley probably dance just like this.

THIS IS GOLD

Sep 1

THERE’S NO PORN!

(Source: slayerage)

Sep 1
allhailthehutch:

Slay

allhailthehutch:

Slay

Sep 1

Sept. 1 3:42 pm

justice4mikebrown:

Sep 1
randompandemonium:

soprie:

actionables:

hmm, yoga is kind of girly #nohomo let’s rename it so it sounds manlier and make it just for the bros for the bros only

WHY DO MEN NEED TO REBRAND EVERYTHING TOUCHED BY WOMEN?
SIT DOWN AND EAT YOUR YOGURT AND SALAD AND DO YOUR YOGA

FOLLOW UP YOUR INTENSE BROGA SESSION WITH SOME BROGURT AND A BRAH-LAD

randompandemonium:

soprie:

actionables:

hmm, yoga is kind of girly #nohomo
let’s rename it so it sounds manlier and make it just for the bros
for the bros only

WHY DO MEN NEED TO REBRAND EVERYTHING TOUCHED BY WOMEN?

SIT DOWN AND EAT YOUR YOGURT AND SALAD AND DO YOUR YOGA

FOLLOW UP YOUR INTENSE BROGA SESSION WITH SOME BROGURT AND A BRAH-LAD