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Nic seemed dead set on defending some guys who were explaining a tabletop game to two girls in a patronizing manner. (“Just pick the prettiest card.)”

And fellows wonder why girls get uncomfortable around them.

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pushtosmart:

AAA Gaming Priorities via The Verge and Siliconera

The gaming industry is pretty much taking a shit on its female fans. 

(via iamaperson)

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cute-blue:

Voluntary Feminization, #10
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Hyperbole like this fucking angers me.

Hyperbole like this fucking angers me.

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  • Me: DC doesn't represent women well.
  • Brother: The government or the comic books?
  • Me: Pick one.
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dodie-snk:

pls mom don’t hate me

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Gruh.

Most dudes don’t like that I don’t talk about sex.
I keep details to myself. My memory - my mental record is more vivid than any picture and any re- telling. Someone wanting to be intimate with me makes me feel special.

And I’m keeping that.

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gynocraticgrrl:

Jessica Rey presents the history of the evolution of the swimsuit including the origins of its design, how it has changed overtime and the post-feminist association of the bikini symbolizing female empowerment. She refers to neuro-scientific studies revealing how male brains react to images of scantily clad women versus images of women deemed modest and what the implications of the results are for women in society.

(Note: As the OP, I disagree with Rey’s approach to putting the onus on women to alter ourselves rather than to alter the male perception of women – brain wiring has plenty to do with socialization and if we worked against the culture that fuels men’s objectification of women, women’s clothing choices would matter far less in terms of how men perceive us and determine how to interact with us).

Jessica Rey - The Evolution of the Swim Suit

this scares me

Anything that men promote as empowering for women is always degrading…

I refuse to think this is hard-wired. My brain functions are my own. People wear bikinis. People.

(Source: exgynocraticgrrl, via iamaperson)

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scottlynch78:

Grandpa Slowpants has decided that HBO Go is the cure for what ails him. He thanks you crazy kids for your advice about the electromagraphic signals tubing to his computerhoozits.

Now, in response to an anonymous query about the term “soap opera,” hell yes. Soap opera. A SONG…

I’m afraid you win.