feminist change

8th March. International Women’s Day. 👩🏼‍🍳👩🏻‍🎓👩🏽‍🎤👩🏼‍🔧👩‍🚀👩🏼‍⚖️👩🏿‍✈️👩🏼‍🚒👩🏽‍🎨👩🏻‍💻. Be Bold for Change. Art by Dottie.

gryffindor:
being brave enough to do math in pen, leather-bound bullet journals, looseleaf papers spilling over your desk, studying with your dog curled up next to you, seven-hour breaks, keeping a candle on your desk, logging memories in your bullet journal, coffee stains on homework, annotating a rented textbook, a warm study nook made of blankets and pillows, studying to overcome

hufflepuff:
romanticizing self-care, refusing to take the easy way and read the sparknotes, keeping hydrated, “i have extra binder paper if you need it”, taping positivities on your wall, study picnics, volunteering, bright binders, a study space illuminated by morning light, keeping three pots of flowers on your desk, studying to contribute

ravenclaw:
finding doodles in secondhand textbooks, researching the origin of a word you don’t recognize, pens in mason jars, walls crowded by sticky-notes, the inspiration of a blank notebook, finding your favorite library seat available, being excited about your essay prompt, scrawling notes in the margins, being so utterly engaged in one subject you forget you have a lab due tomorrow, studying to learn

slytherin:
quotes about conquering the world and achieving goals, finding the perfect black pen, the feeling of checking off boxes on to-do lists, friendly grade competition, compiling resource masterposts, being genuinely excited to get your score back on a test, getting the perfect calligraphy line, studying to succeed

At church today I saw a man very awkwardly have to enter the women’s restroom to change his kid’s diaper.

Seriously. It’s 2017. Why don’t we have changing tables in both bathrooms? This is exactly why we need feminism. “Women should stay with the children” is very much alive and well.

This is patriarchy, and while it primarily affects women, it hurts men as well.

Petition for changing tables in ALL bathrooms.

//terfs stay away//

I’m a lot to handle.
I know.
But I’m not ‘too much’.
Nobody is.
If you can’t handle me,
That’s not my problem.
I’m not going to make myself smaller
To make you feel bigger.
To make you feel as if you can
‘Handle me’.
You want validation?
Get a dog.
—  Xo

(If you’re wondering whose head I threw onto the woman, it’s Shelia Jeffrey’s. Author of anti-trans and anti-gender novels)

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15-year-old actress and UN Women’s HeForShe Advocate Fátima Ptacek delivers powerful remarks at the United Nations to celebrate International Women’s Day. Watch the full video here.

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upping my ga(y)me

*shrugs* maybe people point out OP is a terf/terf-supporter because it can change the context (or rather, make it more clear) of the post, or maybe some people just really don’t want to interact with someone who supports people who are actively against them/hate them for who they are and I mean you can think whatever you want about that but dismissing them as childish/derailing is kinda naive